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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...

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2014-10-30 23:05:16

Dr. Roy Schmidt and the staff of the Pain Specialist Center will host a free seminar and question-and-answer session about regenerative medicine on Tuesday, Nov. 11 at 6 p.m. Held at the clinic at 15 Stonebridge Blvd. in Jackson, the hour-long event will allow attendees to ask questions about stem cell therapy and platelet rich plasma therapy in a relaxed atmosphere. JACKSON, Tenn. (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 Dr. Roy Schmidt and the staff of the Pain Specialist Center will host a free...

2014-10-30 12:28:54

NEW YORK, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The New York Blood Center's Milstein National Cord Blood Program (NCBP) is pleased to announce that HEMACORD(®), the first FDA-licensed hematopoietic stem cell product, has been awarded the prestigious "Best Biotechnology Product" Award by Prix Galien USA. The award recognizes "biomedical products that advance the human condition and which were approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) during the past five years,"...

2014-10-30 08:29:59

WASHINGTON and NEW YORK and LONDON, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As a leading provider of market research, MarketResearch.com announces the distribution of a report by BioInformant Worldwide, LLC, revealing the continued 14.7% annual growth of the induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC) market. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140801/132627 To learn more about the induced pluripotent stem cell market, visit:...

2014-10-29 23:13:32

Backed by years of research, thousands of happy patients, and faster healing time is the latest in ethical stem cell treatments for foot pain offered at Adler Footcare of Greater New York. Stem cell therapy stimulates and produces healthy bones and cartilage to repair what’s been damaged in the foot and causing people debilitating foot pain. New York, New York (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Stem cell therapy is the future of foot pain treatment. New York podiatrists at Adler Footcare are...

2014-10-29 16:28:19

DALLAS, October 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the new market research report The "Cell Expansion Market by Product (Reagent, Media, Serum, Bioreactors, Centrifuge), Cell Type (human, animal), Application (Stem Cell Research, Regenerative Medicine, Clinical Diagnostics), End User (Hospital, Biotechnology, Cell Bank) - Forecast to 2019", published by MarketsandMarkets, provides a detailed overview of the major drivers, restraints, challenges, opportunities, current...

2014-10-27 23:02:35

Sonic hedgehog plays important role in reducing stroke size and promoting nerve regeneration SACRAMENTO, Calif. (PRWEB) October 27, 2014 A team of UC Davis scientists has found that administering a small molecule – purmorphamine – in animal models after a stroke results in multiple protective effects, including reducing the size of the stroke, decreasing inflammation and increasing markers for nerve regeneration. The findings, which may offer a new approach to treating ischemic stroke...

2014-10-23 08:36:46

GERMANTOWN, Md., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Neuralstem, Inc. (NYSE MKT: CUR) announced that the first data in a study transplanting its neural stem cells in an animal model of Alzheimer's disease was presented at the Congress of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting, yesterday, in Boston, MA. In a late-breaking science oral presentation titled, "Peri-hippocampal stem cell transplantation rescues cognitive decline in Alzheimer's disease," Osama N. Kashlan, MD, of the departments of...

2014-10-23 04:21:49

MONT-SAINT-GUIBERT, Belgium, October 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardio3 BioSciences (C3BS) (Euronext Brussels and Paris: CARD), a leader in the discovery and development of regenerative, protective and reconstructive therapies, announces today the appointment of Dr. Warren Sherman as Chief Medical Officer, effective as of 1 November 2014. In this new role, Dr. Sherman will leverage his deep expertise in the cardiovascular and cell therapy fields to support the continued...

2014-10-21 08:32:30

Adult Mesenchymal Stem Cells Demonstrate Enhanced Survival and Recovery Following Cryopreservation with CryoStor, Reducing Research Costs and Expansion Time BOTHELL, Wash., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BioLife Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: BLFS), a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of proprietary clinical grade hypothermic storage and cryopreservation freeze media and precision thermal shipping products for cells and tissues ("BioLife" or the "Company"), announced today that...

2014-10-20 20:25:44

LONDON, Oct.20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Report Details Stem cell developers and producers - discover companies' R&D and revenue prospects Who are the top stem cell developers and producers? And what are their sales potentials? Visiongain's new report shows you their outlooks from 2014. There you discover therapies, sales results, trends, opportunities, and predictions of revenues. That way you find data and analysis on cellular technologies with potential to improve human...


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Paneth Cells
2012-07-01 19:03:07

Paneth Cells are one of four principal cell types found in the epithelium of the small intestine; the other three are the goblet cell, enterocyte, and enteroendocrine cell. Paneth cells may also be found in the cecum and appendix, although sporadically. These cells are identifiable microscopically by their location just below the intestinal stem cells in the intestinal glands. and the large eosinophilic refractile granules that occupy most of their cytoplasm. These granules consist of...

Cell (journal)
2012-06-04 14:15:36

Cell is a peer-reviewed scientific journal founded by Benjamin Lewin in January 1974 with the sponsorship of MIT Press. Lewin bought the rights to the journal in 1986 and published it under his own publishing arm Cell Press. Cell Press was sold to Elsevier in 1999, which currently publishes Cell twice monthly. Cell Press publishes several biomedical journals, including Cell, Neuron, Immunity, Molecular Cell, Developmental Cell, Cancer Cell, Current Biology, Structure, Chemistry &...

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2011-04-15 15:02:18

Francisella tularensis is a pathogenic species of gram-negative bacteria and the causative agent of tularemia or rabbit fever. It is a facultative intracellular bacterium. It is classified as a Class A agent by the U.S. government due to its ease of spread by aerosol and its high virulence. In 1911 the species was found in ground squirrels in California. There are four subspecies that have been classified. Biovar tularensis is found mostly in North America. Biovar palearctica is found...

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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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