Wednesday, 16 August 2017

Stem Cells News

  • LifeCell gets $7 mn funding from Helion Venture

    Stem Cells |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 21 Feb, 2013

    Bangalore: LifeCell International, India's largest and most accredited stem cell bank, secured an investment of $7 million (Rs35 crore) from Helion Venture Partners to support its plans of ...Read more

  • What are the hurdles before stem cell research?

    Stem Cells |  Analysis | By Piyusha Chatterjee | 0 Comment | 31 Jan, 2013

    The pioneering research of Nobel Laureates Sir John Gurdon and Dr Shinya Yamanaka on reprogramming adult stem cells has opened new avenues in stem cell research. Several APAC countries are ...Read more

  • US firm wins stem cell drug patent in Australia

    Stem Cells |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 19 Feb, 2013

    Singapore: US-based Osiris Therapeutics, which develops and markets stem cell products to treat serious medical conditions, has won a patent challenge in Australia by an opponent whose iden...Read more

  • RNL Bio founder to donate 90% of his wealth

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

    Singapore: Dr Jeong-Chan Ra, founder and director of RNL Bio, a biotechnology R&D firm based in Seoul, South Korea, has pledged to donate 90 percent of his personal wealth over the next...Read more

  • UK, China firms sign JV for stem cell therapies

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

    Singapore: Cell Therapy Limited (CTL), which is based in Cardiff, UK, entered into a joint venture (JV) agreement with Chinese firm Zhongyuan Union Stem Cell Bio-engineering to develop stem...Read more

  • What drives differentiation in embryonic stem cells?

    Stem Cells |  Opinion | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 28 Sep, 2012

    Embryonic stem (ES) cells possess unique therapeutic potential due to their ability to give rise to all the cells of the body. One of the major focuses of stem cell research is to develop i...Read more

  • FDA approves stem cell trial for multiple sclerosis

    Stem Cells |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 15 Aug, 2013

    Singapore: Tisch MS Research Center of New York has received Investigational New Drug (IND) approval from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to commence a phase I trial using autologous...Read more

  • Stem cell therapy effective in liver cirrhosis

    Stem Cells |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 04 Jul, 2012

    Singapore: A study conducted by Beike Biotechnology Company in conjunction with physicians and researchers at two Chinese hospitals, documents the effectiveness of cord blood-derived stem c...Read more

  • Australia, China team up to promote healthy ageing

    Stem Cells |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 23 Jul, 2012

    Singapore: Senior scientists from Australia and China are meeting at the Australian Academy of Science on July 23 and 24 to examine the latest developments in genomics, stem cell research a...Read more

  • Bone Therapeutics proceeds with cell therapy for non-union fractures

    Stem Cells |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 06 Dec, 2013

    Singapore: Europe based Bone Therapeutics, a regenerative therapy company, has received clearance from the Competent Authorities in Belgium, France and the Netherlands to initiate a phase I...Read more

  • Nobel Laureate Yamanaka gives lecture at A*STAR

    Stem Cells |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 03 Apr, 2013

    Singapore: A*STAR invited the 2012 Nobel Laureate in Medicine or Physiology, Professor Shinya Yamanaka, to give a lecture at Biopolis under the A*STAR Biomedical Research Council Distinguis...Read more

  • There must be another way'- thought iPS cell guru Shinya Yamanaka

    Stem Cells |  Influencers | By Piyusha Chatterjee | 0 Comment | 25 Oct, 2012

    "When I saw the embryo, I suddenly realized there was such a small difference between it and my daughters. I thought, we can't keep destroying embryos for our research. There must be anothe...Read more

  • Chinese experts call for stem cell regulation

    Stem Cells |  Regulatory | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 20 Jun, 2013

    Singapore: Life science experts in China have called for more effective regulation in the domain of stem cell treatments and research, including cutting-edge technology that is used for tre...Read more

  • LifeCell diversifies from cell banking to diagnostics, vaccine

    Stem Cells |  Influencers | By Vipul Murarka | 0 Comment | 31 Dec, 2012

    LifeCell International, India's largest private stem cell bank and the first stem cell solution provider to bring the concept of umbilical cord blood stem cell banking to India, launched Ba...Read more

  • Biostar, RNL Bio make stem cell lab FDA compliant

    Stem Cells |  Regulatory | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 22 Nov, 2012

    Singapore: US-based Human Biostar and South Korea-based RNL Bio have completed the revision and supplementation of the formers stem cell laboratory (GTP Center I) to be compliant with FDA r...Read more

  • LifeCell to soon launch dendritic cell cancer vaccine

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

    Bangalore: LifeCell, one of India's largest stem cell banking companies recently revealed that in addition to facilitating the collection and storage of umbilical cord stem cells, it is als...Read more

  • Mesoblast to develop neuro diseases therapies

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

    Singapore: Australian company Mesoblast has outlined the company's strategic plans to develop adult stem cell therapies for neurodegenerative diseases. In an update on Mesoblast's strategi...Read more

  • GE Healthcare enters into collaboration with BGI

    Stem Cells |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau | 0 Comment | 13 Jun, 2012

    Bangalore: GE Healthcare, and BGI, the world's largest genomics organization, have entered into a pioneering multi-year research collaboration in stem cell science. The objective of the col...Read more

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