Latest Pluripotency Stories

2010-12-09 20:12:38

Remarkable progress in understanding how stem cell biology works has been reported by a team of leading scientists, directed by experts at UC Santa Barbara.

2010-12-08 13:30:34

A small monkey that had been paralyzed from the neck down because of a spinal injury has been partially restored by stem cells, Japanese researchers said.

2010-12-01 08:30:00

MADISON, Wis., Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Cellular Dynamics International's (CDI) iCell(TM) Cardiomyocytes have been recognized among the top five winners of the "Top 10 Innovations of 2010" by The Scientist magazine.

2010-11-15 13:48:05

Growing human embryonic stem cells in the lab is no small feat.

2010-11-11 14:50:00

Using induced pluripotent stem cells from patients with Rett syndrome, scientists have created functional neurons that provide the first human cellular model for studying the development of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and could be used as a tool for drug screening, diagnosis and personalized treatment.

2010-11-04 07:00:00

MADISON, Wis., Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Cellular Dynamics International, Inc. (CDI) announced today that it has been awarded a total of $977,915 for investments in four qualifying therapeutic discovery projects.

2010-10-28 15:16:39

A team of researchers from Boston University's Center for Regenerative Medicine and the Pulmonary Center have generated 100 new lines of human induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSC) from individuals with lung diseases, including cystic fibrosis and emphysema.

2010-10-19 12:44:26

Two research teams from the Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine (Okayama, Japan) have reported breakthrough studies in liver cell transplantation.

2010-10-18 01:00:00

PARIS and KYOTO, Japan, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Cellectis (Alternext: ALCLS), the French genome engineering specialist, and iPS Academia Japan Inc.

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