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From Wyss Institute at Harvard: "How stem-cell research has received a boost"

Harvard University

Wyss Institute

Sep 18 2015
Benjamin Boettner
Kat J. McAlpine

Possible stem cell therapies often are limited by low survival of transplanted stem cells and the lack of precise control over their differentiation into the cell types needed to repair or replace injured tissues. 859 more words

Applied Research & Technology


We are so excited that the month of October has arrived. We get to see the leaves changing colour along Hamilton’s gorgeous escarpment, Canadian Thanksgiving is around the corner, and there is a fantastic stem cell meeting coming up in Toronto. 303 more words


'Big step forward' in new treatment for age-related macular degeneration, U.K. surgeons say

A cureĀ for the most common form of blindness has been discovered after U.K. surgeons developed a pioneering operation to restore sight for sufferers.
Experts hailed the breakthrough as a “big step forward” in treatment of age-related macular degeneration (AMD). 813 more words