Wednesday, 24 May 2017

Stem Cells News

  • Brain stem cell could be critical for active smell sense: NIH

    Stem Cells |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Singapore: Neurons in the brain are believed to be born only during the early development period and could not be replenished. However, recently, scientists at National Institutes of Health...Read more

  • Celgene to acquire Mesoblast shares at $45 mn

    Stem Cells |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Singapore: US based Celgene Corporation, a global biopharmaceutical, has agreed to acquire shares of Australia's regenerative therapy company, Mesoblast, at $45 million. Celgene also has a...Read more

  • Radiotherapy creates cancer stem cells 30 times more potent

    Stem Cells |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Singapore: Researchers at the Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, Department of Oncology, University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), have found that, despite killing half of all tumor ce...Read more

  • Biosafe to expand stem cell banking business in India

    Stem Cells |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Singapore: Biosafe, which is a Switzerland-based manufacturer of automated cell processing systems, partnered with Indian distributor, Span Healthcare, with the objective to expand its ste...Read more

  • Stay forever young with Johns Hopkins stem cells

    Stem Cells |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Singapore: Johns Hopkins has confirmed the development of a method, by which we can obtain stem cells without destroying embryonic life. Researchers have converted an adult cell into a six-...Read more

  • Embryonic stem cells remain a sticky wicket

    Stem Cells |  Analysis | By Piyusha Chatterjee | 0 Comment

    Dr Shinya Yamanaka and Sir John Gurdon's discovery of induced pluripotent stem cells (iPS) has given the world an alternative to using human embryonic stem cells for many purposes, a lot of...Read more

  • S Korea pushes for rigorous standards in stem cell banking

    Stem Cells |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Singapore: Seung-Jo Yang, a South Korean member of Parliament, has prepared a bill proposing new laws for the management and transplantation of stem cells. On September 17, the National He...Read more

  • US firm gets FDA nod for stem cell Ph2 trial

    Stem Cells |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Singapore: US based Clinical research company, Antria, has recieved FDA approval to initiate Phase 2 clinical trials with autologous adipose derived stem cells (ADSC) for plastic surgery. ...Read more

  • RetroNectin now available for clinical research

    Stem Cells |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Singapore: In an effort to aid progress in gene therapy clinical research, representatives of Clontech Laboratories and its Japan-based parent company Takara Bio, announced the availability...Read more

  • Stem cells used to build first-ever live human mini-brain

    Stem Cells |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Singapore: Scientists led by Dr Jürgen Knoblich at the Institute of Molecular Biotechnology (IMBA) of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (OeAW) have developed complex human brain tissue in...Read more

  • EU recommends stem cell therapy

    Stem Cells |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Singapore: European Medicines Agency (EMA) has recommended Holoclar, an advanced therapy medicinal product (ATMP) containing stem cells, for approval in the European Union (EU). Holoclar i...Read more

  • BioTime appoints Adi Mohanty as COO

    Stem Cells |  Influencers | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Singapore: Stem cell therapy company, BioTime, has appointed Mr Adi Mohanty, ex-Shire executive, as chief operating officer and would be reponsible to build BioTime's business through the d...Read more

  • Singapore stem cell firm initiates for ASX listing

    Stem Cells |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Singapore: On Q Group, changing its name to StemCell United, a Singapore-based biotechnology company headquartered in Australia, has issued a prospectus for a public offering and listing on...Read more

  • Korea builds stem cell infrastructure

    Stem Cells |  Influencers | By Amrita Tejasvi | 0 Comment

    Singapore: South Korea has made strong advancement in stem cell research, through government support and efforts of academy and industry. It is among the few countries producing stem cells ...Read more

  • International Society of Cell Therapy appoints Dr Anish Majumdar as VP-Elect for Asia

    Stem Cells |  Influencers | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Singapore: Dr Anish S Majumdar, chief scientific officer and Executive VP at India based Stempeutics Research, is elected as the vice president-elect of Asia region of International Society...Read more

  • Cells that undergo nuclear transfer can live forever, says Nobel winner

    Stem Cells |  Influencers | By Saptarshi Chaudhuri | 0 Comment

    Sir John Gurdon, the 2012 Nobel Prize winner in Physiology or Medicine, says that all cells in the body are made up of a similar constitution and that adult cells can nowadays be programmed...Read more

  • Johns Hopkins' scientists analyze brain stem cell behavior

    Stem Cells |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Singapore: Working with mice, Johns Hopkins researchers say they have figured out how stem cells found in a part of the brain responsible for learning, memory and mood regulation decide to ...Read more

  • Roche, Oxford University to do stem cell R&D

    Stem Cells |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment

    Singapore: Roche and the Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) launched StemBANCC, a new academic-industry partnership that unites 10 pharmaceutical companies and 23 academic institutions. ...Read more

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