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 20, 2014
Researchers find Nrf2, a stress response gene, to be a pluripotency gene which mediates its effects through regulation of the proteasome
October 20, 2014
A new study finds that neural cells derived from human induced pluripotent stem cells can form an extensive axonal network in a rodent model

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.