POSTS TAGGED AS induced Pluripotent Stem Cells

iPSCs in 3-D Culture

June 11, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Combining 3D culture with iPSCs
This piece, citing research at Corning Life Sciences (Tewksbury, MA), describes two laboratory technologies—induced pluripotent stem [MORE]

Stem Cells to T-cells from Artificial Thymic Organoids

April 16, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

T helper cell
Growing tissue organoids seems to be the coming thing for drug testing, but additionally, researchers at UCLA have [MORE]

Growing Mesenchymal Progenitors without Animal Derived Compounds

April 16, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Mesenchymal progenitors
Human mesenchymal stem cells are rare and difficult to expand in culture, but they have the greatest capability of [MORE]

13 Years of iPSC Therapies in Clinical Trials

March 5, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

iPS cell therapies for clinical trials
Thirteen years have passed since Kyoto University’s Shinya Yamanaka demonstrated how altering four genes could [MORE]

iPSC Transplanted into Parkinson’s Patient

February 5, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Last October, Japanese neuroscientists implanted induced pluripotent stem cells into a Parkinson’s patient.  As described: “Kyoto University stem cell researcher [MORE]

First Fully Personalized Tissue Implants

January 29, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Prof. Tal Dvir engineers personalized cells for implants
This piece asserts that researchers at Tel Aviv University have shown how it [MORE]

CRISPR-Based Test for Cardiomyopathy

January 29, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
Most attention to CRISPR-Cas 9 has focused on editing out disease related genes, but this report tells of University [MORE]

Perspective on Clinical Stem Cell Therapy

December 11, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Human embryonic stem cell
In the 20 years since the University of Wisconsin’s James Thomson isolated the first embryonic stem cells, [MORE]

Speeding Up Stem Cell Growth

November 13, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Speeding up stem cell growth
Before stem cell therapies can become more robust, cell culture has to be finely tuned so [MORE]

Growing Up Kidney Podocytes

September 18, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Mature kidney podocyte
Winston Churchill’s comment that Russia is “a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma” might equally apply [MORE]

Serotonin-Releasing Neurons Cultured from Skin Cells

January 12, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Serotonin Releasing Neurons
It would be useful, indeed, to have serotonin-producing cells in tissue culture to test drugs developed to treat [MORE]

Growing Skin into Nerves

December 1, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Aging Human Brain Cells
So, that’s how it works! Membranes that contain the nucleus of neurons deteriorate from aging and allow [MORE]

Automated Stem Cell Production

November 3, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

DNA Replication
For emphasis, this piece is simply noted: Researchers at the New York Stem Cell Foundation Research Institute have created [MORE]

Reengineering Sickle Cells

May 5, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Sickle Cell Disease
It is no more than a reversal of an A and T base pair in a point on [MORE]