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October 5, 2015

A new study shows that modified neural stem cells can effectively target and inhibit the growth of brain metastases and enhance survival in a mouse model of breast cancer.

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October 5, 2015
Using a mouse model with a human immune system, researchers find that not all induced pluripotent stem cell derivatives are equal, immunologically speaking.
October 5, 2015
Disruption of the antigen-presenting system in hESCs generates cells with reduced immunogenicity, in what could be the first step towards creating immuneprivileged, and universally accepted cells/...

Editors' Blog

by Lyle Armstrong

February 11,2015

It has been quite a momentous time in Britain and particularly in Newcastle, a city with a growing track record in stem cell research. It is not every day that something so controversial and yet potentially beneficial as the pronuclear transfer technique makes it into the headlines.

January 2,2015

Before the renaissance it was thought that the world was flat, and woe betide anyone who said differently! Things are not quite so bad these days, but not so long ago the stem cell world had a tendency to be flat too.  The vast majority of stem cell cultures were 2-dimensional.

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.  Until a few days a