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Simple and Animal-Free Platform for Neural Conversion of Human Pluripotent Stem Cells

A simple and animal-free platform may boost the clinical application of neural cells differentiated from human induced pluripotent stem cells

Dual Roles for Pros1 Expression in Adult Neural Stem Cells

A new study suggests that the blood anticoagulant factor Pros1 also plays a dual role as a regulator of neural stem cell quiescence and cell fate determination.

Towards an hNPC-based Treatment for Neurodegenerative Diseases

Researchers suggest that human neural progenitor cell transplantation could form part of an effective treatment strategy for neurodegenerative diseases

Modeling Niemann-Pick disease with iPSC-derived NSCs

Research using neural stem cells derived from disease specific induced pluripotent stem cells may point the way towards a treatment for a severe metabolic disorder

Safer iPSC-based Therapeutics: GSI Does the Job!

A gamma-secretase inhibitor treatment of iPSC-derived cells inhibits tumorigenicity and may allow for safer iPSC-based therapeutics

A New Means to Enhance NSC-based Repair?

The combination of neural stem cells transplantation with mutant Activated Protein C treatment improves functional repair in a mouse model of stroke

Neurofilament-Derived Peptide can Target NSCs

Research into a neurofilament-derived peptide finds that it has the potential to target NSC with therapeutic cargos

IGF-1 Modified NSCs – A Much Awaited Treatment for Alzheimer’s Disease?

Researchers find that NSCs overexpressing a neurotrophic factor may be a viable therapeutic option for the treatment of neuron loss in Alzheimer’s Disease

3D Neuron Growth Strategy to Boost the Study of Parkinson’s Disease

New research describes the effective 3D differentiation of stem cells to dopaminergic neurons using microfluidic cell culture, a technique which may aid the study of Parkinson’s disease.

Uncovering Metabolomic Complexity in Neural Stem Cells

A new study highlights complexity in the metabolic requirements in neural cells and may lead to the formulation of strategies to control adult neurogenesis from neural stem cells


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