Journal Club Discussions

July 7, 2014

Studies using a mouse model of type 1 diabetes highlight a potential role for human adipose stem cells in treatment regimens and, further, they reveal a secreted factor which has important therapeutic relevance

Article Scans

July 21, 2014
An improved gene correction strategy in muscle stem cells shows encouraging results in a mouse model of Duchene Muscular Dystrophy.
July 21, 2014
A new study suggests that statin use may be justified as a radiosensitizing agent through assessments of cell line activity in vitro and information garnered from a prospective clinical trial.

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.