31 Jan, 2013Stem cells for the non-stem cell specialist


Making stem cells from terminally differentiated cells is still relatively new technology. Shinya Yamanaka first described the technique in a 2006 publication, and labs across the world now use his basic principle of turning back the clock on cells through the introduction of transcription factors. There are a lot of questions biomedical researchers and pharmaceutical companies can address using iPS cells to model disease. But what if you are not a stem cell specialist?

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24 Jan, 2013Stem cells create “Disease in a Dish” for drug development


Last week we talked about Stem cell research getting the “green light” and this week we continue with our stem cell blog series. Biology…

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