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Pluripotency or differentiation – That is the question

Pluripotency or differentiation – That is the question

Induced pluripotent stem cells can turn into any type of cell in the body or remain in their original form. In the current edition of Molecular Cell, scientists… Read more »

Mayo Clinic researchers develop more efficient system to reprogram stem cells

ROCHESTER, Minn. — Induced pluripotent stem cells, the workhorse of many regenerative medicine projects, start out as differentiated cells that are reprogrammed to pluripotent stem cells by… Read more »

Novel liver stem cell model could speed up process for developing new drugs

Novel liver stem cell model could speed up process for developing new drugs

Durham, NC – The path to bringing a new drug to market is, simply put, a rocky one. Not only is it estimated to take over 12… Read more »

New method for mass-producing RPE cells paves way to treating age-related blindness

New method for mass-producing RPE cells paves way to treating age-related blindness

Durham, NC – Scientists have developed a new, simpler way to produce human pluripotent stem cells in quantities large enough that they can be used to develop treatments for age-related… Read more »

NeoStem’s CEO, Dr. Robin L. Smith, Letter to Shareholders

NeoStem’s CEO, Dr. Robin L. Smith, Letter to Shareholders

NEW YORK , Jan. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Dear NeoStem Shareholders, We would like to take a moment to both look back at 2011 – a transformative… Read more »

Stem Cell Possibilities in Autism Research

Stem Cell Possibilities in Autism Research

Dr. Ricardo Dolmetsch and his colleagues have generated stem cells from children with autism allowing them to study how the brain develops in children with ASD. A… Read more »

Gladstone scientist converts human skin cells into functional brain cells

Gladstone scientist converts human skin cells into functional brain cells

July 28, 2011 – A scientist at the Gladstone Institutes has discovered a novel way to convert human skin cells into brain cells, advancing medicine and human… Read more »