Boston University Researchers Validate Important Roles of iPSCs in Regenerative Medicine

(Boston) – Researchers from Boston University’s Center for Regenerative Medicine (CReM) have demonstrated that induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) can differentiate into definitive endoderm cells, in vitro, with similar functional potential when compared to […]

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Research leads to discoveries of faulty cells in normal breast tissue

http://www.vancouversun.com/health/Research+leads+discoveries+faulty+cells+normal+breast+tissue/9090937/story.html Related articles Biological clock can help measure age of most human tissues (universityofcalifornia.edu) Why Breast Tissue Ages Faster Than Other Body Parts: Scientists Discover ‘Biological Clock’ May Control Aging […]

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Stem Cell Therapies Make Steady Progress

Preclinical Development of ESC-, iPSC-, CSC-, and CLSC-Derived Products Moves Along Briskly http://www.genengnews.com/gen-articles/stem-cell-therapies-make-steady-progress/3449/ Related articles Our Bodies, Our Cells: FDA Regulation of Autologous Adult Stem Cell Therapies (transbiotex.wordpress.com) Plastic Surgeons […]

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A First: hESCs Generated from Somatic Cells

http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-highlights/a-first-hescs-generated-from-somatic-b-cells-b/81248365/?kwrd=Induced%20Pluripotent%20Stem%20Cells Related articles Understanding the Different Stages of Mitosis (biology.answers.com) USC researcher reveals how to better master stem cells’ fate (eurekalert.org) A Word of Caution Regarding Adult Stem Cells (wellspentjourney.wordpress.com) […]

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In defense for storing a younger cell sample for regenerative medicine

Stem Cell Age May Explain Trial Failures Older stem cells may not work on multiple sclerosis (MS)—and possibly many other disorders—says new Tulane University research, supporting other recent studies.  http://www.biosciencetechnology.com/articles/2013/10/stem-cell-age-may-explain-trial-failures#.Umx9yjK9KK0 […]

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Lou Gehrig’s disease: From patient stem cells to potential treatment strategy in one study

http://medicalxpress.com/news/2013-10-lou-gehrig-disease-patient-stem.html#ajTabs Related articles Lou Gehrig’s disease: From patient stem cells to potential treatment strategy (sciencedaily.com) Stem cell-based therapy could be used to treat ALS, dementia (fiercebiotechresearch.com) Specific Gene Mutations Causing […]

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HEALING DAMAGED HEARTS WITH STEM CELL IMPLANTS GETS NEW TECHNIQUE

http://singularityhub.com/2013/10/25/healing-damaged-hearts-with-stem-cell-implants-gets-new-technique/ Related articles Packaging stem cells in capsules for heart therapy (sciencedaily.com) High-Frequency Ultrasound Confirms Stem Cells Grafted in Beating Mice Hearts Restores Abnormal Rhythms (hispanicbusiness.com) Building a better human […]

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UC San Diego Researchers Develop Efficient Model for Generating Human iPSCs

Approach has potential to simplify generation of iPSCs for use in human stem cell therapies http://www.newswise.com/articles/uc-san-diego-researchers-develop-efficient-model-for-generating-human-ipscs Related articles A Novel Feeder-Free Culture System for Human Pluripotent Stem Cell Culture and […]

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New Company Applies Regenerative Medicine to Corneal Transplants

    http://www.newswise.com/articles/new-company-applies-regenerative-medicine-to-corneal-transplants Related articles Stem cell technique has potential use in regenerative medicine and drug development (medicalnewstoday.com) New take on efficient delivery in regenerative medicine (sciencedaily.com)  

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National effort to aid wounded warriors-work being done in my own home town!

Institute for regenerative medicine to lead national effort to aid wounded warriors http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2013-09/wfbm-ifr092513.php Related articles Wake Forest leading new $75M military medicine effort (bizjournals.com) Regenerative Medicines: Bone and Joint Applications […]

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An Insider’s Antidote for Dangerous Stem Cell Hype

http://www.xconomy.com/san-francisco/2013/10/22/insiders-antidote-dangerous-stem-cell-hype/?single_page=true   Related articles UC Davis stem cell researcher warns consumers to beware of unproven or dangerous stem cell treatments (sacbee.com) Researcher Probes Science to Building a “Bio-Artificial” Heart (xconomy.com) […]

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