20 Jul 2009 01:05 pm

induced Pluripotent Stem (iPS) cell gets success in repairing heart damage in mice

burning heartResearchers have managed to reverse some of the damage caused by a heart attack using stem cells that were induced from connective tissue cells, according to a study published Monday.

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17 Jul 2009 12:40 pm

Stem cell donation increases your life

ennerdale_three_children_huggingConfused? But true. Think about it, by donating your stem cells you are helping a life to relive. In this way your cells are getting incorporated within that person, and you are living in him or her, too. Whenever you are depressed you can go to him or her and you will be welcomed with a smile that will take away all the tensions from your life. And it is a well proven fact that with a lower mental stress you can live long.

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17 Jul 2009 11:32 am

Inner stem cell regulatory drugs bring down hurdle of stem cell transplant

hurdlesFate Therapeutics, a startup based in La Jolla, CA, aims to harness the body’s ability to heal itself by developing drugs that stimulate resident stem cells. Its innovative techniques are optimistic to get rid of the complications related to stem cell transplants.

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03 Jul 2009 12:38 pm

Embryonic stem (ES) cells differs from induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells at molecular level

troywoodAlthough genetically identical how can the ES cells differ in phenotype from the iPS cells? In a recent finding by the UCLA researchers, it has been proved that the molecular signatures are distinct. But still tests are pending to reveal the mystery.

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26 Jun 2009 12:34 pm

Piggy stem cell Bank: unlimited supply of stem cell from pig’s connective tissue

piggy-stem-cell-bankScientists at the University of Missouri claimed that they have invented a way to produce embryonic like stem cells from regular cells from a pig’s connective tissue. The new study appeared in a recent issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS).

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20 Jun 2009 02:59 pm

$3.9M stem cell funds granted to Standford University

stem-cell-research-Standford-UniversityStanford University School of Medicine bagged a grant of$3.9M for stem cell training program, from a total voted amount of $40.6 million, from previously approved stem cell fund released by the governing board of the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine.

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15 Jun 2009 03:01 pm

Stem cell therapy once again help restore sensation of spinal cord injury patient in India

imagesOnce again a 29 years old man who had severe injury in the upper cervical cord in a road accident (two years ago) achieved significant improvement after having successful stem cell therapy at the Salem Manipal Hospital, India.

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03 Jun 2009 12:03 pm

New stem cell source from pig raise hope for humanized pig organs

humanized-pig-organsChinese researchers have developed a way to convert ordinary pig cells into stem cells. Researchers also claimed that these pig stem cells have the capacity to work like embryonic stem cells. The work was published on-line Wednesday in the newly launched Journal of Molecular Cell Biology.

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01 Jun 2009 08:27 am

Stem cell and gene therapy combination could help cure genetic diseases

Researchers from the Salk Institute for Biological Studies have demonstrated for the first time ever that stem cell and gene therapy combination technique could work in human cells.

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21 May 2009 03:24 pm

Human stem cells with lower risk of cancer created by Dnavec Corp.

According to Nikkei English News, Dnavec Corp. has developed a method to create human stem cells with a significantly lower risk of cancer.

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