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Entrepreneurship is not about success at all costs

As entrepreneurs or as aspiring entrepreneurs, we all have pressure to succeed. Given many of us gave up dependable, rewarding careers to do our own thing, it’s a burden that can weigh heavy at times. 401 more words


Howe's family reports 'miraculous' improvement following stem cell treatment

DETROIT – Gordie Howe’s family says the hockey great has made a dramatic improvement after he participated in a stem cell clinical trial.

The 86-year-old Howe had a serious stroke in late October, but in a statement released through the Detroit Red Wings on Friday, his family said his physical therapists have been “astonished” by his progress. 176 more words


Eye regeneration: The cornea and recent advancements

A clear, transparent cornea maintained by corneal epithelial cells (CECs) is essential for vision. Stem cells for the cornea are in the limbus, which is the intersection of the cornea and sclera. 514 more words


#R2BC Friday's #GoodNews - A Gift

Another day for amazing discoveries. I saw some of the research going into the latest prosthetics last year but to see them coming to such fruition is joyous. 166 more words


SCI and Stem Cell Clinical Trials: What’s the Latest?

In this Google Hangout, Jane Lebkowski, PhD, president of research and development at Asterias Biotherapeutics, and Kevin Whittlesey, PhD, a CIRM science officer discuss the latest progress in stem cell-based research for treatment of spinal cord injury. 29 more words

Chronic Spinal Cord Injury Research

Muscle stem cells in muscular dystrophy resemble fibroblasts and produce fibrosis

From Stanford Medicine News Center:

Stem cells faulty in Duchenne muscular dystrophy, researchers find

In a mouse model of Duchenne muscular dystrophy, muscle stem cells express connective-tissue genes associated with fibrosis and muscle weakness, according to a new study. 671 more words

Connective Tissue

Embattled Stem Cell Researchers Sue Harvard And Brigham And Women's Hospital

Two embattled and highly controversial stem cell researchers are suing the Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School for an ongoing investigation into their research. 107 more words

Policy & Ethics