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Why All Stem Cells Sources Should Be Considered in Regenerative Medicine

Despite many advances in scientific research for iPS cells, Nature published an article on May 13, 2011 citing that reprogrammed cells had triggered an immune reaction in mice. These findings were later reported in a New York Times article by Andy Pollack. This latest set back … Continue reading

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Listen Up! CEO Meg Spencer Talks to MassDevice about Solving Today’s Most Challenging Life Science Problems in a Q & A Podcast

       CEO Meg Spencer of Hamilton Thorne was featured  in an April 15th article and podcast on Mass Device. Click to hear the full podcast–Definitely worth a listen! MassDevice asks Meg Spencer, CEO of Hamilton Thorne Ltd., how the company stays on the … Continue reading

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From the Tooth Fairy to Stem Cell Collection; Could Your Child’s Baby Teeth Save Lives?

As a Mother of a 5-year-old son, I will soon go through a parent’s rite of passage of my child losing his first baby tooth. Usually the only concern would be how much money the “tooth fairy” is going to leave him under … Continue reading

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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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