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Opinion: Pairing Discovery with Regulatory Rigor

By Shawna Jackman | May 13, 2014

To move cell-based therapies into the clinic, academic researchers may benefit by consulting researchers outside of academia and the biopharma industry.

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Cell Transplants for Heart Questioned

By Jef Akst | May 1, 2014

A report reveals that using bone marrow stem cells to treat heart disease is less promising than a decade of research has let on.

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Stem Cells Off the Line

By Ronnda L. Bartel | April 1, 2014

Researchers work to improve the efficiency of cell therapy manufacturing, while developing procedures to ensure consistent quality.      

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Deploying the Body’s Army

By Jamie Green and Charlotte Ariyan | April 1, 2014

Using patients’ own immune systems to fight cancer

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image: More Evidence of Stem Cell Errors

More Evidence of Stem Cell Errors

By Kerry Grens | February 25, 2014

A committee at the University of Düsseldorf finds misconduct in cardiologist Bodo-Eckehard Strauer’s work.  

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Judges Side with FDA on Stem Cells

By Kerry Grens | February 6, 2014

A US federal appeals court maintains that stem cells proliferated in a lab must be regulated as a drug.

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Next Generation: Cells Communicate with Light

By Abby Olena | October 20, 2013

Researchers design a clear cellular scaffold called a hydrogel that can be used to detect and transmit light to cells in vivo.

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Week in Review, July 22–26

By Jef Akst | July 26, 2013

Faux stem cells; X chromosome involved in sperm production; rewarding peer review; clues to flatworm regeneration; an ethereal glow signals death

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New Stem Cells Off Limits to Many

By Dan Cossins | June 5, 2013

Rules regarding the use of cells derived from human embryos will deny many US researchers the chance to study new stem-cell lines created by cloning.

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New Stem Cells on the Block

By Dan Cossins | May 15, 2013

By reprogramming human fibroblasts into pluripotent stem cells with somatic cell nuclear transfer, scientists have come up with a viable alternative to iPSCs.

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