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Skin Cells Reprogrammed Into Brain Cells

Skin Cells Reprogrammed Into Brain Cells

Provided by Julia Evangelou Strait, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis Scientists have described a way to convert human skin cells directly into a specific type of brain cell affected by Huntington’s disease, an ultimately...

Latest Adult stem cell Stories

2014-10-30 23:17:25

On Thursday, October 30, at 4:10 pm at Rhode Island Hospital’s inaugural “Novel Stem Cells & Vesicles Symposium” in Providence, Dr. James L. Sherley, director of Boston’s Adult Stem Cell Technology Center, LLC, will provide details of the company’s new technology for monitoring human adult tissue stem cells. With its partner company AlphaSTAR Corporation, ASCTC is positioning the new technology, which integrates innovation in human cell culture with computer simulation, to...

2014-10-29 23:14:08

Upcoming San Marcos and Carlsbad, California Adult Stem Cell Lectures on Wednesday and Thursday, November 5 and 6, 2014. San Marcos and Carlsbad, California (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 The Irvine Stem Cell Treatment Center announces a series of free public seminars on the use of adult stem cells for various chronic, degenerative and inflammatory conditions. They will be provided by Dr. Thomas A. Gionis, Surgeon-in-Chief. The seminars will be held on Wednesday, November 5, 2014, at 11:30am...

2014-10-24 08:26:04

National Stem Cell Foundation and Orthopaedic Research & Education Foundation announce partnership to fund stem cell research for regeneration and repair. LOUISVILLE, Kentucky, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The National Stem Cell Foundation (NSCF) and the Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation (OREF) announced today they have partnered to fund innovative adult stem cell research for the regeneration and repair of musculoskeletal tissues. The collaboration between...

2014-10-14 23:12:24

Boston’s Adult Stem Cell Technology Center, LLC (ASCTC) was one of only eleven new companies selected to present their leading technologies and immediate commercial development goals in the “Next Generation Presentation” series at the 7th Annual BioPharm America™ International Partnering Conference held in Boston from September 22-24. This week, a video of the ASCTC presentation given by the company’s founder and director Dr. James L. Sherley has been released for public access....

2014-10-02 23:07:16

Dr. Todd Malan addresses the use of adult stem cells and their efficacy in treatment at the 14th Annual Scientific Educational Conference covering healthcare in the Bahamas. Freeport, Grand Bahama (PRWEB) October 02, 2014 Dr. Todd K. Malan, M.D., presented to the Grand Bahama Medical & Dental Association 14th Annual Scientific Educational Conference on the science, safety and efficacy of adipose- (fat) derived stem and regenerative cells (ADRCs) for ischemic heart disease and other...

2014-09-30 23:22:37

In a recent online interview by the Pharma IQ Division of the International Quality & Productivity Center (IQPC), James L. Sherley, M.D., Ph.D., the Director of the Adult Stem Cell Technology Center, LLC (ASCTC) discussed the state of technology for drug evaluations for stem cell toxicity. As an expert on the topic, Dr. Sherley emphasized that, currently, few technologies exist for screening-out drug candidates that will ultimately fail as medicines due to toxicity against stem cells...

2014-09-25 23:10:50

A year after its formation in September 2013, Boston’s Adult Stem Cell Technology Center, LLC (ASCTC) was invited to present its commercialization plans and progress at the 7th Annual BioPharm America™ International Partnering Conference held in Boston from September 22-24. Over the three-day conference, the ASCTC presented to pharmaceutical executives and pharmaceutical investors its one-of-a-kind technologies poised to revolutionize stem cell medicine. Boston, Massachusetts (PRWEB)...

2014-09-18 12:30:29

DUBLIN, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global and Chinese Stem Cell Industry Report, 2014-2017" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 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 of cardiovascular diseases, leukemia (a kind of hematological...

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...

stem cells
2014-09-10 02:30:29

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 pluripotent stem cells, the undifferentiated cells that have the potential to become any of the 220 types of cells in the body, are influenced in the lab dish by the cocktail of chemical factors and proteins upon which they are grown and nurtured. Depending...


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