Northwestern University Stem Cell Therapy Clinic Closes Abruptly
Northwestern University Stem Cell Therapy Clinic Closes Abruptly
A Chicago-based center that has long operated a clinical trial program for stem cell therapies, has stopped recruiting further patients as its chief, Richard Burt, leaves for a research sabbatical.
Northwestern University Stem Cell Therapy Clinic Closes Abruptly
Northwestern University Stem Cell Therapy Clinic Closes Abruptly

A Chicago-based center that has long operated a clinical trial program for stem cell therapies, has stopped recruiting further patients as its chief, Richard Burt, leaves for a research sabbatical.

A Chicago-based center that has long operated a clinical trial program for stem cell therapies, has stopped recruiting further patients as its chief, Richard Burt, leaves for a research sabbatical.

hematopoietic stem cells
Image of the Day: Powerful Protein
Image of the Day: Powerful Protein
Chia-Yi Hou | Apr 25, 2019
An experiment tests whether a protein treatment can help hematopoietic stem cells recover after mice are exposed to radiation.
Alcohol Damages Mouse DNA
Alcohol Damages Mouse DNA
Jef Akst | Jan 3, 2018
A byproduct of alcohol consumption causes mutations in the DNA of mouse blood stem cells, and some of the breaks are not repaired.
Top Technical Advances in 2017
Top Technical Advances in 2017
Shawna Williams | Dec 24, 2017
The year’s most impressive achievements include new methods to extend CRISPR editing, patch-clamp neurons hands-free, and analyze the contents of live cells.
Vitamin C Depletion Accelerates Leukemia in Mice
Vitamin C Depletion Accelerates Leukemia in Mice
Aggie Mika | Aug 21, 2017
High levels of vitamin C absorbed by blood-forming stem cells are important for their normal development. 
Vitamin C Blocks Leukemia Progression in Mice
Vitamin C Blocks Leukemia Progression in Mice
Aggie Mika | Aug 17, 2017
High-dose vitamin C injections reverse the effects of a leukemia-promoting genetic deficiency.
Blood Stem Cells Grown in the Lab
Blood Stem Cells Grown in the Lab
Ashley Yeager | May 17, 2017
Researchers identify transcription factors and environmental conditions necessary to reprogram human and mouse cells into cells that function like hematopoietic stem cells.
Synthetic Bones: A Better Bone-Marrow Transplant?
Synthetic Bones: A Better Bone-Marrow Transplant?
Ashley P. Taylor | May 9, 2017
Artificial bones produce new blood cells in mice, obviating the need for irradiation to kill off resident hematopoietic stem cells in recipients.
How to Track Cell Lineages As They Develop
How to Track Cell Lineages As They Develop
Kelly Rae Chi | Dec 1, 2016
Sequencing and gene-editing advances make tracing a cells journey throughout development easier than ever.
More Success Fixing Sickle Cell Gene with CRISPR
More Success Fixing Sickle Cell Gene with CRISPR
Kerry Grens | Nov 9, 2016
Researchers say they have sufficient in vitro and animal data to apply for human testing.