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2014-05-08 09:45:35

Salk scientists find two key proteins that regulate the growth of mammary stem cells and could contribute to breast cancer By carefully controlling the levels of two proteins, researchers at the Salk Institute have discovered how to keep mammary stem cells—those that can form breast tissue—alive and functioning in the lab. The new ability to propagate mammary stem cells is allowing them to study both breast development and the formation of breast cancers. "What we've shown is that...

2014-05-08 08:34:19

ROCKVILLE, Md., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Neuralstem, Inc. (NYSE MKT: CUR) announced the appointment of Sandford Drexel Smith to its Board of Directors, bringing the total number of board members to seven, five of whom are independent. Mr. Smith is the former President, International Group, and Executive Vice President of Genzyme Corporation. He also served on Genzyme's Executive Committee, where he reported directly to the Chairman and CEO. As President of the International Group,...

2014-05-07 12:28:14

CINCINNATI, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study in Nature challenges research data that form the scientific basis of clinical trials in which heart attack patients are injected with stem cells to try and regenerate damaged heart tissue. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110406/MM79025LOGO Researchers at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI), report May 7 that cardiac stem cells used in ongoing clinical trials...

2014-05-07 08:41:50

Scientists at the University of East Anglia have made an important step in understanding how hearts are formed in developing embryos. The heart is the first functioning organ to develop in humans, and correct formation is crucial for embryo survival and growth. New research published today reveals how cells that form the heart, known as ‘cardiac progenitors’, are guided to move into the right place for the heart to begin to form. It is hoped that the findings will help...

2014-05-06 23:15:38

Polysciences, Inc. has introduced a cost effective, easy-to-use cell culture device for the harvest and growth of various cells including; mammalian cells, epithelial cells, stem cells, tumor cells, fibroblasts, plant cells, and hybridomas for antibody production, as well as recombinant protein production, DNA/RNA extraction and more. Warrington, PA (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 Polysciences, Inc., an award-winning company specializing in the development and manufacturer of high purity chemicals...

2014-05-06 23:06:32

Dr. H. Ryan Kazemi, an oral and maxillofacial surgeon with specialty in teeth extractions, dental implants, bone grafting and corrective jaw surgery, announced today that he is now a certified Store-A-Tooth provider in Bethesda, Md. Store-A-Tooth is a service that allows patients to store their dental stem cells from extracted teeth for future health needs. Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 Dental stem cells have the potential to be used in regenerative dentistry and preventive medicine....

2014-05-06 16:31:58

NEW YORK, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Brian Mehling, M.D., an American orthopedic trauma surgeon and founder of Blue Horizon International, was awarded a temporary license to practice medicine in Nigeria. Dr. Mehling, a researcher and philanthropist, is spearheading groundbreaking research in stem cell therapy focused on the health benefits of cell therapy in treating and managing diseases.Blue Horizon International is a healthcare consulting company with a unique concept that...

2014-05-06 16:28:42

LONDON, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Cell Culture: The Market for Media, Sera and Reagents, 5th Edition http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/diagnostics/cell_culture_market_media_sera_reagents_5th_edition.htmlThe growth in biopharmaceuticals is creating an unprecedented increase in demand for cell culture products. Cell culture techniques have been used in biological sciences for more than 50 years; however, cell culture...

Bone Marrow-on-a-chip Unveiled
2014-05-06 03:43:59

[ Watch The Video: The Making Of Bone Marrow-On-A-Chip ] Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard Device captures complexity of living marrow in the laboratory; could help test new drugs to prevent lethal radiation exposure The latest organ-on-a-chip from Harvard's Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering reproduces the structure, functions and cellular make-up of bone marrow, a complex tissue that until now could only be studied intact in living...

2014-05-05 23:06:09

A new study released today in STEM CELLS Translational Medicine demonstrates the regenerative effects of mesenchymal stem cells (MSC) on the anal sphincter. The work could have implications for the 11 percent of the population suffering fecal incontinence due to an injury or disease. Durham, NC (PRWEB) May 05, 2014 A new study released today in STEM CELLS Translational Medicine demonstrates the regenerative effects of mesenchymal stem cells (MSC) on the anal sphincter. The work could have...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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