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British and Japanese Researchers Awarded The 2012 Nobel Prize For Stem Cell Research
2012-10-08 11:50:50

Stem cell research has been a controversial, yet important advance in science and medicine for decades. Scientific research has been carried out in numerous areas pertaining to stem cells...

2012-07-05 22:44:47

Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes have discovered that environmental factors critically influence the growth of a type of stem cell--called an iPS cell--that is derived from adult skin cells.

Scientists Reprogram Skin Cells To Brain Cells
2012-06-08 06:19:29

For the first time, scientists at Gladstone Institute have changed skin cells, imbued with a single genetic factor, into cells that can become a group of interconnecting, functional brain cells.

2012-04-18 21:28:02

Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes today are announcing a research breakthrough in mice that one day may help doctors restore hearts damaged by heart attacks—by converting scar-forming cardiac cells into beating heart muscle.

2011-07-28 23:33:19

A scientist at the Gladstone Institutes has discovered a novel way to convert human skin cells into brain cells, advancing medicine and human health by offering new hope for regenerative medicine and personalized drug discovery and development.

2011-06-08 06:00:00

MADISON, Wis., June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cellular Dynamics International, Inc. (CDI) today announced an agreement with iPS Academia Japan, Inc., who will distribute CDI's iCell® Cardiomyocytes, the first commercially available product based on induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs), in Japan.


Word of the Day
cespitose
  • Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.
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