September 25, 2020

The Niche

Knoepfler lab stem cell blog

Bayer stem cells

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There’s nothing like stem cell good news and interesting publications to perk one up on a Monday. Enjoy. What recent papers have struck you as exciting? Novel stem cell-based cancer approaches (Part 1) It was exciting when Fate Therapeutics got the first induced pluripotent stem cell (IPSC) IND in the U.S. for their IPSC-derived natural killer cell (NK) product. Now in another milestone the first patient has received the investigational NK therapy at UC San Diego. From UCSD, “After 10 years in remission, Derek Ruff’s cancer …Read More

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Some stem cell news headlines from the past week for you folks. Neuroscience: New nerves for old. Fixing stuff like strokes and paralysis. Cambridge’s Gurdon Institute and Stem Cell Institute receive five-year funding boost. Money flow to stem cells FDA “talks” stem cells in NEJM, “Clarifying Stem-Cell Therapy’s Benefits and Risks”, published on same day that 21st Century Cures Act passed. With 21st Century Cures Act, the Future of Regenerative Medicine Is “Inject and See”. Hoping for the best? CIRM eyes final $800 million for stem cell research. What …Read More