Journal Club Discussions

September 12, 2014

Researchers highlight the importance of cell-to-cell contact in cardiosphere‐derived cell-mediated induction of proliferation in cardiomyocytes. Herein we review the findings and discuss the ramifications.

Article Scans

September 29, 2014
Researchers further our understanding of the indirect means by which the nervous system can modulate stem cell systems, underlining a role for dopamine in the mobilization of mesenchymal progenitor...
September 29, 2014
Residual transgenes present after piggyBac-mediated human iPSC production affect the functionality of keratinocytes derived from such iPSCs compared to iPSCs completely free of transgene sequences

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.