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From Harvard: "Colorful clones track stem cells"

Harvard University

November 23, 2016 {Just found this in social media.]
Hannah Robbins, HSCI Communications

Harvard Stem Cell Institute (HSCI) researchers have used a colorful cell-labeling technique to track the development of the blood system and trace the lineage of adult blood cells traveling through the vast networks of veins, arteries, and capillaries back to their parent stem cells in the marrow. 868 more words

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Working 2 Walk 2016 Panel Discussion with Dr. Ann Parr and Dr. Alex Aimetti

The audience at the Working 2 Walk Symposium asks questions about the presentations of Dr. Parr and Dr. Aimetti.
Alex Aimetti, PhD, is Senior Director, Medical Education and Scientific Support at InVivo Therapeutics. 112 more words

Chronic Spinal Cord Injury Research

From Stanford: "Roeland Nusse wins $3 million Breakthrough Prize"


Stanford University

12.4.16
Krista Conger


Roeland Nusse was awarded the 2017 Breakthrough Prize in life sciences for his contributions to the understanding a signaling molecule called Wnt. 1,286 more words

Applied Research & Technology

'I'm going to die anyway': Should terminally ill patients in Canada get 'the right to try'?

About a month ago, a group of people with terminal illnesses sent letters to every member of Parliament, asking for legislation that would give dying patients the right to access unapproved drugs and treatments. 1,908 more words

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Human embryo experiment shows progress toward 'three-parent' babies

The era of “three-parent babies” (a hyperventilated term for mitochondrial replacement therapy, as we’ll explain) is getting incrementally closer – but the path forward remains bumpy. 545 more words

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Oligodendrocyte Progenitor Cells and Scar Ablation for Chronic SCI - Dr. Ann Parr

In this Working 2 Walk 2016 presentation, Dr. Parr details the work in her lab on two projects: Development of autologous OPC’s, and use of rose bengal for removing the glial scar. 117 more words

Chronic Spinal Cord Injury Research