NIH Cadet grant awarded, for speeding therapy to trial
Reversing Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis biosciencetechnology.com
Lethal fibrosis in lungs of mice with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) can be reversed, say researchers. No drug on the market can do this. But the crew pulled it off, in mice, by temporarily restoring (a mimic of) one of the body’s own...
A release by Dana-Farber Cancer Institute of the gene-therapy trial for correction of SCID-X1 stem cells. A cooperative trial between Boston Children's Hospital and the Cell ...
Dana-Farber/Boston Children's Cancer and Blood Disorders Center danafarberbostonchildrens.org
October 09, 2014 A new form of gene therapy for boys with "bubble boy" disease appears to be not only effective but also may avoid the late-developing leukemia seen in a quarter of SCID-X1 patients in…
Stem Cell Meeting on the Mesa stemcellmeetingonthemesa.com
Join 800+ attendees October 7-9 in La Jolla, CA for the 2014 Stem Cell Meeting on the Mesa; A three-day conference bringing together senior industry executives with leading scientific researchers in the regen med and advanced therapies field.
Cloner Finds New “Acid Bath” Paper Errors; Scientist OKs Retraction biosciencetechnology.com
Riken Institute stem cell scientist Haruko Obokata told the Japanese press she would retract the second of her two controversial Nature papers claiming cells can be dedifferentiated to a stem cell state just by stressing them with acid.
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