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1 hr ago | GlobeNewswire
MacroGenics, Inc. , a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering and developing innovative monoclonal antibody-based therapeutics for the treatment of cancer and autoimmune diseases, today announced the online publication of data on the isolation of cancer stem-like cells from human adenosquamous carcinoma of the lung in the ... (more)
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5 hrs ago | Bioscience Technology
A protein called Tet1 is partly responsible for giving primordial germ cells a clean epigenetic slate before developing into sperm and egg cells, according to a new study by Harvard Medical School researchers at Boston Children's Hospital.
5 hrs ago | Nooga.com
Heather Parman hopes the story of her father's battle with an aggressive bone marrow cancer-and the stem cell donor who attempted to save his life-will be an inspiration to others.
10 hrs ago | Get Reading
A popular front of house face at South Hill Park has hit back at cancer by raising more than A 25,000 for charity.
A first-of-its-kind clinical trial studying two forms of stem cell treatments for children with cerebral palsy has begun at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Medical School.
The uses and benefits of stem cell technology have been skyrocketing in recent years as the methodology, science and access to the cells improves, but the head of the National Institutes of Health's Center for Regenerative Medicine, Mahendra Rao, said government funding for this life-saving technology has been static, with decreases expected.
Human induced pluripotent stem cell-derived cardiomyocytes are capable of detecting drug-induced clinical arrhythmia, Torsade de Pointes , and QT prolongation.
Progress in treating multiple myeloma, or cancer of the plasma cells in bone marrow, has advanced significantly over the past decade.
Ray Kurzweil says health and medicine is an information technology and is therefore subject to the "law of accelerating returns" which implies a doubling of capability each year.
A family friend was diagnosed with leukemia so Victoria became a member of a bone marrow registry in early 2013.
NASA and the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space are enabling research aboard the International Space Station that could lead to new stem cell-based therapies for medical conditions faced on Earth and in space.
The New York Stem Cell Foundation Research Institute and PersonalGenomes.org announced a partnership to identify genetic and environmental contributions to trait and disease development.
MAYWOOD, Il. - Donated umbilical cord blood contains stem cells that can save the lives of patients with leukemia, lymphoma and other blood cancers.
Researchers have been on a fast-track to develop drugs to slow or prevent Alzheimer's disease.
In addition to Dr. West, Dr. Israeli subsidiary LifeMap Sciences, will give a presentation titled "LifeMap Discovery: An online database, integrating molecular and cellular information on embryonic development to improve stem cell research."
Two HIV-infected men who were thought to be clear of the virus after having stem cell transplants have had the AIDS-causing pathogen return, their doctors said, dashing hopes that their cases might lead to a cure.