Monthly Archives: February 2011

New induced stem cells may unmask cancer at earliest stage

From ScienceDaily (Feb. 4, 2011) — By coaxing healthy and diseased human bone marrow to become embryonic-like stem cells, a team of Wisconsin scientists has laid the groundwork for observing the onset of the blood cancer leukemia in the laboratory … Continue reading






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Shinya Yamanaka receives the 2010 Foundation BBVA Frontiers of Knowledge Award in Biomedicine

The 4th Edition of the Foundation BBVA Frontiers of Knowledge Awards in Biomedicine goes to Japanese scientist Shinya Yamanaka for “showing that it is possible to reprogram differentiated cells back into a state that is characteristic of pluripotent cells“, according to … Continue reading






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Harvard Business School 2010 Fall Reunion – Promise and Progress in Stem Cell Sciences

Douglas Melton, Thomas Dudley Cabot Professor of the Natural Sciences, Harvard University, Oct. 2, 2010 The possibility that human stem cells can be used to repair and regenerate our bodies has captivated scientists and the public alike. The Harvard Stem … Continue reading






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Dr. Arnold Kriegstein, Stem Cell Lecture

From the University of California San Francisco Mini Medical School for the Public, December 2010. Stem cells have the potential to transform the way scientists study human diseases, the way drug companies discover and test new drugs, and the way … Continue reading






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Professors Chandran and ffrench-Constant – Are stem cells the future of regenerative medicine?

From the University of Edinburgh lecture series, “Our Changing World.” This lecture was presented on Nov. 9, 2010. Professor Siddharthan Chandran is Director of the Euan MacDonald Centre for Motor Neurone Disease Research at the University of Edinburgh. Professor Charles … Continue reading






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Regenerative Medicine and Applications of Stem Cell Research

(June 1, 2010) Renee Reijo Pera, Ph.D., and Professor Michael Longaker discuss the future of regenerative medicine and the promise that stem cell research holds for this field. Stanford Mini Med School is a series arranged and directed by Stanford’s … Continue reading






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