Wednesday, 21 August 2019

Stem Cells News

  • Sp2 protein creates neurons from stem cells

    Stem Cells |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 18 Jan, 2013

    Singapore: Researchers at North Carolina (NC) State University, US, have revealed that a protein known as Sp2 is key to the proper creation of neurons from stem cells. Understanding the fun...Read more

  • Kyoto University gets patents for iPS cell technology

    Stem Cells |  Regulatory | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 11 Oct, 2012

    Singapore: Kyoto University has been granted four patents relating to its basic iPS cell technology, one in Japan and three in the US. Two of the US patents have already completed patent re...Read more

  • Heart stem cells can heal cardiac scars

    Stem Cells |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 24 May, 2012

    Singapore: Scientists have discovered that the heart's own stem cells can be used to repair damaged parts of the heart. A study conducted at the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute show that the s...Read more

  • Stem cell industry has substantial growth potential

    Stem Cells |  Analysis | By Piyusha Chatterjee | 0 Comment | 31 Jan, 2013

    The Nobel prize for Physiology to two stem cell research scientists in 2012 has firmly put the spotlight on this promising field of biotechnology. Sir John Gurdon and Dr Shinya Yamanaka sha...Read more

  • ClinACE enters stem cell therapy development program

    Stem Cells |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 08 Oct, 2012

    Singapore: ClinACE has collaborated with a stem cell banking and therapy company for conducting end-to-end clinical development program for all their stem cell therapy and has already comme...Read more

  • Japanese stem cell researcher wins 2012 Nobel in medicine

    Stem Cells |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 08 Oct, 2012

    Singapore: Dr Shinya Yamanaka, director of the Center for iPS Cell Research and Application (CiRA), Kyoto University, has won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine along with British re...Read more

  • LifeCell gets $7 mn funding from Helion Venture

    Stem Cells |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 21 Feb, 2013

    Bangalore: LifeCell International, India's largest and most accredited stem cell bank, secured an investment of $7 million (Rs35 crore) from Helion Venture Partners to support its plans of ...Read more

  • What are the hurdles before stem cell research?

    Stem Cells |  Analysis | By Piyusha Chatterjee | 0 Comment | 31 Jan, 2013

    The pioneering research of Nobel Laureates Sir John Gurdon and Dr Shinya Yamanaka on reprogramming adult stem cells has opened new avenues in stem cell research. Several APAC countries are ...Read more

  • US firm wins stem cell drug patent in Australia

    Stem Cells |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 19 Feb, 2013

    Singapore: US-based Osiris Therapeutics, which develops and markets stem cell products to treat serious medical conditions, has won a patent challenge in Australia by an opponent whose iden...Read more

  • RNL Bio founder to donate 90% of his wealth

    Stem Cells |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 10 Sep, 2012

    Singapore: Dr Jeong-Chan Ra, founder and director of RNL Bio, a biotechnology R&D firm based in Seoul, South Korea, has pledged to donate 90 percent of his personal wealth over the next...Read more

  • UK, China firms sign JV for stem cell therapies

    Stem Cells |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 07 Aug, 2013

    Singapore: Cell Therapy Limited (CTL), which is based in Cardiff, UK, entered into a joint venture (JV) agreement with Chinese firm Zhongyuan Union Stem Cell Bio-engineering to develop stem...Read more

  • What drives differentiation in embryonic stem cells?

    Stem Cells |  Opinion | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 28 Sep, 2012

    Embryonic stem (ES) cells possess unique therapeutic potential due to their ability to give rise to all the cells of the body. One of the major focuses of stem cell research is to develop i...Read more

  • FDA approves stem cell trial for multiple sclerosis

    Stem Cells |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 15 Aug, 2013

    Singapore: Tisch MS Research Center of New York has received Investigational New Drug (IND) approval from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to commence a phase I trial using autologous...Read more

  • Stem cell therapy effective in liver cirrhosis

    Stem Cells |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 04 Jul, 2012

    Singapore: A study conducted by Beike Biotechnology Company in conjunction with physicians and researchers at two Chinese hospitals, documents the effectiveness of cord blood-derived stem c...Read more

  • Australia, China team up to promote healthy ageing

    Stem Cells |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 23 Jul, 2012

    Singapore: Senior scientists from Australia and China are meeting at the Australian Academy of Science on July 23 and 24 to examine the latest developments in genomics, stem cell research a...Read more

  • Bone Therapeutics proceeds with cell therapy for non-union fractures

    Stem Cells |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 06 Dec, 2013

    Singapore: Europe based Bone Therapeutics, a regenerative therapy company, has received clearance from the Competent Authorities in Belgium, France and the Netherlands to initiate a phase I...Read more

  • Nobel Laureate Yamanaka gives lecture at A*STAR

    Stem Cells |  News | By BioSpectrum Bureau  | 0 Comment | 03 Apr, 2013

    Singapore: A*STAR invited the 2012 Nobel Laureate in Medicine or Physiology, Professor Shinya Yamanaka, to give a lecture at Biopolis under the A*STAR Biomedical Research Council Distinguis...Read more

  • There must be another way'- thought iPS cell guru Shinya Yamanaka

    Stem Cells |  Influencers | By Piyusha Chatterjee | 0 Comment | 25 Oct, 2012

    "When I saw the embryo, I suddenly realized there was such a small difference between it and my daughters. I thought, we can't keep destroying embryos for our research. There must be anothe...Read more



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