Journal Club Discussions

August 11, 2014

Researchers demonstrate that autologous oral mucosal epithelial cells expanded under good manufacturing practice requirements can reverse limbal stem cell deficiency in injured eyes up to 24 months, representing an advance in ocular tissue regeneration and transplantation

Article Scans

August 25, 2014
Small scale clinical study demonstrates the potential utility of stem cells derived from adipose tissue for the treatment of female incontinence problems
August 25, 2014
Using a non-human primate model, researchers demonstrate that sufficient numbers of human ESC-derived cardiomyocytes can be produced, stored, and transplanted, leading to good levels of engraftment...

Editors' Blog

by Lyle Armstrong

May 5,2014

You can always be sure of a heated debate about almost anything to do with stem cells but few topics seem to inflame opinions more than the possibility of human cloning.

December 4,2013

We always wanted the STEM CELLS Portal to be a friendly, approachable, and above all easy-to-use resource. This is not always a simple goal given the vast and increasing volume of data related to stem cell research, but we hope we have improved the Portal sufficiently to encourage our existing users to make more use of the facility and to make it easier for new users to get involved.