September 28, 2020

The Niche

Knoepfler lab stem cell blog

leukemia stem cells

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What does Google think (if Google does indeed think) are top 10 stem cell news stories right now? I took a screen shot below. Here are some thoughts on those stories. First, lung organoids are neat, but they have been grown before by several groups. Why is that the top story? I’d have to ask Google. Better PR? Still looks interesting and could have real impact for lung disease in the future. The second story is on the transplantation of allogeneic IPS cells into monkeys without …Read More

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One of the best things as a stem cell scientist is to see all the new stem cell papers that come out. Here are 5 thought provoking new ones. Dual targeting of p53 and c-MYC selectively eliminates leukaemic stem cells (Nature) Zika Virus Infects Neural Progenitors in the Adult Mouse Brain and Alters Proliferation (Cell Stem Cell; see image below) “If You See Something, Say Something” Editorial by Deborah Sweet on encouraging readers to take action on stem cell clinics. (Cell Stem Cell)