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Therapeutic Option For Women With Mutant Mitochondrial DNA
2012-12-20 07:08:59

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Researchers from the Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) and the New York Stem Cell Foundation (NYSCF) have been able to create a new technique that limits inherited disorders in children. The ability of scientists to transfer the nucleus of a cell from one human egg cell to another was considered an important achievement, and results of the study were recently published in the online edition of Nature. In particular,...

2011-05-27 13:35:04

A significant advancement in the effort to study the major diseases of our time The New York Stem Cell Foundation (NYSCF) "“ a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing cures for major diseases through stem cell research "“ today applauded the announcement by Stanford University scientists, led by NYSCF "“ Robertson Investigator Dr. Marius Wernig, that they directly converted skin cells of humans into functional neurons. These neurons will allow researchers to study...

2010-04-27 10:54:00

NEW YORK and BALTIMORE, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and The New York Stem Cell Foundation (NYSCF) are establishing a collaborative program to advance the development and use of stem cells in therapies for a wide range of diseases, the organizations announced today. The program will train researchers to use stem cells and foster joint research projects. The collaborative program will encompass training for Johns Hopkins researchers in the NYSCF...


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  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'