Journal Club Discussions

October 10, 2014

Researchers find that neural stem cells, but not terminally differentiated neural cell types, differentiated from iPSCs can revert to a pluripotent like state and potentially problematic for use in transplants.

Article Scans

October 23, 2014
Researchers identify potential markers in autologous MSCs which can identify response in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
October 23, 2014
Neural progenitor cell transplant in a new animal model for spinal cord injury suggests some functional recovery alongside a reduction in astrogliotic scarring

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.