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In Directing Stem Cells Study Shows Context Matters

In Directing Stem Cells, Study Shows Context Matters

Terry Devitt, University of Wisconsin-Madison Figuring out how blank slate stem cells decide which kind of cell they want to be when they grow up — a muscle cell, a bone cell, a neuron — has been no small task for science. Human...

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2014-09-15 23:09:12

ChinaMarketResearchReports.com adds Latest Report on “Global and China Stem Cell Industry Report, 2014-2017” to its store. Inquire before buying on this report at http://www.chinamarketresearchreports.com/contacts/inquire-before-buy.php?name=114908 Dallas, TX (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Stem cells are undifferentiated biological cells that can differentiate into specialized cells and can divide (through mitosis) to produce more stem cells. Stem cell therapy can be applied to treatment...

2014-09-03 23:11:23

StemCellBeauty.com recently launched its StemLife product line, pioneering the new era of stem cell-based skincare and beauty products. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 Stem Cell technology is the future; looking younger and better without plastic surgery is here now. Stem Cell Beauty’s debut product line StemLife is spearheading the current beauty renaissance. Among websites that provide stem cell beauty products, Stem Cell Beauty is in a league of its own....

2014-08-29 23:10:02

For more than a week, Boston’s Adult Stem Cell Technology Center, LLC has been declining offers from participants in the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Ice Bucket Challenge who wish to make donations for research that does not use human embryonic stem cells or tissues derived from aborted fetuses. The company has informed those wishing to donate that its for-profit status prevents it from inviting or receiving charitable donations. Boston, MA (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Due to a...

2014-08-29 23:09:59

Now approaching the one-year mark since its founding, The Adult Stem Cell Technology Center, LLC (ASCTC) in Boston, Massachusetts has lined-up participation in three conferences focused on stem cells and regenerative medicine over the next two months. At two of the conferences, ASCTC Director James Sherley will provide updates on the company’s progress with development of its new technology for detecting drug candidates that are toxic to tissue stem cells. Boston, MA (PRWEB) August 29,...

2014-08-29 08:24:07

DALLAS, August 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Launched June 2014, the "Stem Cell Research Products - Opportunities, Tools, and Technologies" market intelligence report supplies research supply companies with the real-time data necessary to make effective product development decisions, sell effectively to scientists, and take market share from the competition. Full-year 2013 analysis determines the size of the stem cell research products market to be $3.22 billion, and the stem cell...

2014-08-27 23:00:26

Upcoming New York Adult Stem Cell Lecture on Wednesday, September 3, 2014, at 2pm and 4pm at the City Limits Diner, at 135 Harvard Avenue, Stamford, CT 06902 New York, California (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 The Manhattan Regenerative Medicine Medical Group announces a series of free public seminars on the use of adult stem cells for various degenerative and inflammatory conditions. They will be provided by Dr. Thomas A. Gionis, Surgeon-in-Chief, and, Dr. Nia M. Smyrniotis, Medical Director....

2014-08-22 23:05:15

In a new study published in STEM CELLS Translational Medicine on July 14, 2014, researchers from Tokyo Medical and Dental University along with a team from Osaka University may have found a potentially powerful approach for creating human induced pluripotent stem cells (hiPSCs) for clinical use. Durham, NC (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 Human induced pluripotent stem cells (hiPSCs) have great potential in the field of regenerative medicine because they can be coaxed to turn into specific cells;...

2014-08-19 04:22:39

JERUSALEM, August 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gamida Cell [http://www.gamida-cell.com ], a world leader in stem cell expansion technologies and therapeutic products, announced today that it has signed an investment and option agreement with Novartis Pharma AG [http://www.novartis.com ] ("Novartis"). According to the agreement, Novartis will invest $35 million in Gamida Cell and in return will receive 15% equity and an option to fully acquire Gamida Cell. The option is exercisable...

2014-08-18 16:28:15

WELLESLEY, Mass., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study by Barbara Beltz, the Allene Lummis Russell Professor of Neuroscience at Wellesley College, and Irene Soderhall of Uppsala University, Sweden, published in the August 11 issue of the journal Developmental Cell, demonstrates that the immune system can produce cells with stem cell properties, using crayfish as a model system. These cells can, in turn, create neurons in the adult animal. The flexibility of immune...

2014-08-12 12:02:58

Wiezmann Institute of Science Epigenetics has a large say in blood formation Every day trillions of blood cells are being formed in our body: from the oxygen-carrying red blood cells to the many types of white blood cells that fight pathogens and infection. All of these highly specialized cells originate from blood stem cells – unique cells that have the potential to mature into all blood types. How exactly is the fate of these stem cells regulated? Preliminary findings from...


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