Archive for May, 2012

UT Southwestern Researchers Identify Mechanism That Maintains Stem-Cell Readiness, Helps Leukemia Cells Growth

Newswise — DALLAS – May 31, 2012 – An immune-system receptor plays an unexpected but crucially important role in keeping stem cells from differentiating and in helping blood cancer cells grow, researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center report …

Can Stem Cells Be the Cure to MS? A HealthCentral Explainer

Patients with multiple sclerosis who have had to deal with their disability without a known cure now may have a reason to be more hopeful. New research using stem cells concludes that it may be possible for patients to reverse the condition that causes the …

Navigating the Patent Minefield of Embryonic Stem Cell Product Development; Free Kindle Fire Tablet and Research …

FARMINGTON, Conn., May 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — BioInformant's two newest market researchs report offers mission-critical insight into the complex but lucrative world of embryonic stem cell product …

Mechanism that maintains stem cells readiness identified

An immune-system receptor plays an unexpected but crucially important role in keeping stem cells from differentiating and in helping blood cancer cells grow, researchers report.

Researchers identify mechanism that maintains stem cells readiness

An immune-system receptor plays an unexpected but crucially important role in keeping stem cells from differentiating and in helping blood cancer cells grow, researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center report today in the journal Nature.

Researchers Identify Mechanism That Maintains Stem Cells Readiness, Helps Leukemia Cells Growth

Newswise — DALLAS – May 31, 2012 – An immune-system receptor plays an unexpected but crucially important role in keeping stem cells from differentiating and in helping blood cancer cells grow, researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center report …

29 Johns Hopkins stem cell researchers awarded funding

( Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions ) This year the Maryland Stem Cell Research Fund awarded 29 of 40 grants to Johns Hopkins researchers for the study of stem cell metabolism and regulation, the creation of new cell models for human diseases such as schizophrenia and Rett syndrome, which previously could be studied only in animals, and the development of new potential therapies. Researchers …

Direct Liaisons Comment On New Stem Cell Research Centre Opened By Princess Royal

Direct Liaisons recently heard about the opening of a new £54 million Scottish stem cell research centre which will look at cures for a range of illnesses including multiple sclerosis and heart and liver disease PRLog (Press Release) – May 31, 2012 …

Use Of T Transplanted Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells Could Lead To New Treatments For Huntington’s Disease

Researchers from South Korea, Sweden, and the United States have collaborated on a project to restore neuron function to parts of the brain damaged by Huntington’s disease (HD) by successfully transplanting HD-induced pluripotent stem cells into animal models…

Stem Cells Restore Sight in India

See a slideshow of the stem cells and the patients whose sight has been restored here. Ashok Chakravarti remembers the moment he went blind. It was on February 18, 2002. He was at work, at a chemical plant, when a pipe carrying sodium hydroxide (caustic …