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2014-04-04 12:27:33

By studying nerve cells that originated in patients with a severe neurological disease, a University of Wisconsin-Madison researcher has pinpointed an error in protein formation that could be the root of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Also called Lou Gehrig's disease, ALS causes paralysis and death. According to the ALS Association, as many as 30,000 Americans are living with ALS. After a genetic mutation was discovered in a small group of ALS patients, scientists transferred that gene...

2014-04-02 23:22:30

Fully characterized and authenticated cell products assure data reliability and reproducibility. Manassas, VA (PRWEB) April 02, 2014 ATCC, the premier global biological materials resource and standards organization, will feature its comprehensive portfolio of cancer research solutions for the creation of biologically relevant in vitro cancer models during the AACR Annual Meeting 2014 in San Diego, California. ATCC maintains the largest collection of cells lines characterized and...

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2014-03-26 05:25:31

[ Watch the Video: First Stem Cell Study of Bipolar Disorder Yields Promising Results ] April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Bipolar disorder affects 200 million people globally, and yet there are so many questions surrounding the condition. Why are individuals with bipolar disorder prone to manic highs and deep, depressed lows? If there is no single gene to blame, why does bipolar disorder run so strongly in families? And why, with the enormous number of people...

Stem Cells Turned Into Skeletal Muscle Cells And Muscle Progenitors
2014-03-24 08:27:37

David Tenenbaum, University of Wisconsin-Madison As stem cells continue their gradual transition from the lab to the clinic, a research group at the University of Wisconsin-Madison has discovered a new way to make large concentrations of skeletal muscle cells and muscle progenitors from human stem cells. The new method, described in the journal Stem Cells Translational Medicine, could be used to generate large numbers of muscle cells and muscle progenitors directly from human...

2014-03-21 23:00:59

For the first time, scientists have succeeded in coaxing laboratory cultures of human stem cells to develop into the specialized, unique cells needed to repair a patient’s defective or diseased bladder. Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) March 21, 2014 For the first time, scientists have succeeded in coaxing laboratory cultures of human stem cells to develop into the specialized, unique cells needed to repair a patient’s defective or diseased bladder. The breakthrough, developed at the UC Davis...

2014-03-19 23:23:12

In a study just published in STEM CELLS Translational Medicine, a group of researchers reported to have discovered what appears to be an easy way to collect large quantities of viable stem cells that can be banked for future regenerative medicine purposes – all from the simple prick of a finger. Durham, NC (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 In a study just published in STEM CELLS Translational Medicine, a group of researchers have discovered what appears to be an easy way to collect large...

2014-03-06 23:04:31

Catalent Pharma Solutions, the global leader in advanced delivery technologies and development solutions for drug, biologic and consumer health products, today announced an agreement with the Center for iPS Cell Research and Application (CiRA) at Kyoto University in Japan to make a major advancement toward one of the first regenerative human therapies with induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells applicable to humans. Somerset, NJ (PRWEB) March 06, 2014 Catalent Pharma Solutions, the global...

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2014-02-24 05:23:59

Gladstone Institutes Joint Gladstone-UCSF study highlights novel reprogramming method; offers new hope for treating liver failure SAN FRANCISCO, CA—February 23, 2014 — The power of regenerative medicine now allows scientists to transform skin cells into cells that closely resemble heart cells, pancreas cells and even neurons. However, a method to generate cells that are fully mature—a crucial prerequisite for life-saving therapies—has proven far more difficult. But now,...

Scientists Develop New Molecular 'Cocktail' To Transform Skin Cells Into Beating Heart Cells
2014-02-20 13:40:34

Gladstone Institutes Gladstone-led study represents important step towards pharmaceutical-based therapies that regenerate heart muscle The power of regenerative medicine appears to have turned science fiction into scientific reality—by allowing scientists to transform skin cells into cells that closely resemble beating heart cells. However, the methods required are complex, and the transformation is often incomplete. But now, scientists at the Gladstone Institutes have devised a new...

2014-02-14 08:26:05

DUBLIN, Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/dkdxtf/complete_201314 ) has announced the addition of the "Complete 2014 Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell (iPSC) Industry Report" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) Stem cell research and experimentation has been in process for well over five decades, as stem cells have the unique ability to divide and replicate repeatedly. In addition, their...


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