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Wednesday, 16 August 2017

Stem Cells News

  • Scientists generate bone from stem cells in fat

    Stem Cells |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 12 Jun, 2012

    Singapore: Bone grafts grown from purified stem cells originating from fat could lead to a more efficient way to regenerate bone and end the painful operations needed to collect a patient's...Read more

  • Axol Bioscience appoints Prof Xianmin Zeng as CSO

    Stem Cells |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 13 Jan, 2016

    Singapore: Axol Bioscience, a biotechnology company, specialising in the use of stem cell technology to manufacture disease relevant cell based assay systems to the drug discovery industry,...Read more

  • Stem cell may extend life span'

    Stem Cells |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 31 Aug, 2015

    Singapore: Korean researchers have determined the possibility that adult mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) may extend healthy life and lifespan by intravenous injections. Professor Kim from Ch...Read more

  • Cancer-specific killer T cells created from iPS cells

    Stem Cells |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 07 Jan, 2013

    Singapore: Researchers from the RIKEN Research Centre for Allergy and Immunology in Japan have succeeded, for the first time, in creating cancer-specific immune system cells, called killer ...Read more

  • Life Tech signs agreement with iPS Academia Japan

    Stem Cells |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 18 Jun, 2012

    Singapore: Life Technologies has signed a non-exclusive agreement with iPS Academia Japan for its induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cell patent portfolio. The worldwide license will enable Lif...Read more

  • Stem cell therapy to help the blind regain sight

    Stem Cells |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 12 Dec, 2012

    Singapore: A team of engineers at the University of Sheffield have developed a new method for producing membranes that can help in grafting stem cells onto the eye by mimicking structural f...Read more

  • Making stem cell therapies a reality

    Stem Cells |  News | By Nandita Singh | 0 Comment | 22 Mar, 2012

    Real practical challenges persist in the development of stem cell therapies and chief among these are concerns for safety. Innovative technologies and processes are required to overcome the...Read more

  • Singapore scientists engineer human stem cells

    Stem Cells |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 09 Dec, 2013

    Singapore: A*Star's Genome Institute of Singapore (GIS) have successfully converted human embryonic stem cells (hESCs) cultured in the laboratory to a state that is closer to the cells foun...Read more

  • Liposuction creates blood vessels for heart surgery

    Stem Cells |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 11 Oct, 2012

    Singapore:. A team of researchers led by Dr Matthias Nollert at the University of Oklahoma in Norman have found that stem cells that are extracted from the fat tissue after liposuction coul...Read more

  • BioSpectrum announces the hits and misses of 2013

    Stem Cells |  Analysis | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 02 Jan, 2014

    Asia attracted a lot of interest from foreign multinational giants in the year 2013. This not only led to the increase in the number of acquisitions and mergers (M&A), it also led to a ...Read more

  • Chugai-Athersys collaborate to develop MultiStem Cell Therapy

    Stem Cells |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 05 Mar, 2015

    Singapore: Chugai Pharmaceutical and US-based Athersys have entered into a partnership and license agreement to exclusively develop and commercialize MultiStem cell therapy for ischemic str...Read more

  • Nuvilex licenses Austrianova's livecell encapsulation technology

    Stem Cells |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 14 Nov, 2013

    Singapore: Nuvilex, an international biotechnology company providing cell and gene therapy solutions forthe treatment of diseases, has acquired the exclusive worldwide rights to use Singapo...Read more

  • LifeCell reaches milestone in India

    Stem Cells |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 10 Aug, 2012

    Bangalore: LifeCell International, India's largest stem cell bank, achieved a milestone of successfully preserving 50,000 umbilical cord blood stem cell units in its preservation center and...Read more

  • Bone marrow banking is a possibility in future

    Stem Cells |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 22 Mar, 2013

    Singapore: More than 50,000 stem cell transplants are performed each year worldwide. A research team led by US-based Weill Cornell Medical College investigators may have solved a major issu...Read more

  • A*Star stem cells make unlimited kidney cells

    Stem Cells |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 22 Feb, 2013

    Singapore: Researchers at A*star's Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (IBN), Singapore, have generated human kidney cells from human embryonic stem cells in vitro. Specifically,...Read more

  • Neuralstem gets FDA nod for spinal cord trial

    Stem Cells |  Regulatory | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 17 Jan, 2013

    Singapore: Neuralstem received approval from the US FDA to start phase I safety trials of its lead cell therapy candidate, NSI-566, in chronic spinal cord injury patients. The primary objec...Read more

  • Scientists grow teeth from gum cells

    Stem Cells |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 29 Mar, 2013

    Singapore: Scientists at King's College London, UK, have developed a way to bioengineer new teeth from a person's own gum cells. Dr Paul Sharpe and colleagues combined human gum cells with ...Read more

  • Stem cells used to make $385 K lab-grown burger

    Stem Cells |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 01 Aug, 2013

    Singapore: Researchers at Dr Mark Post's laboratory in the Netherlands have grown nearly five oz of meat in their lab and have given it to an anonymous London restaurant for making it into ...Read more

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