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  • November 2014 Issue of the Pulse is Now Available

    November 13, 2014
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  • Q&A: Stem Cells, Regenerative Medicine and Veterans

    November 10, 2014
    This week, nations around the world recognize Remembrance Day and Veterans Day. The ISSCR is proud of the role stem cell research is playing in advancing the field of regenerative medicine, which stands to benefit wounded servicemen and women. Dr. Anthony Atala, director of Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine, North Carolina, U.S.A., leads the consortium of researchers that make up the Armed Forces Institute of Regenerative Medicine (AFIRM). We spoke with him about the organization, which is working to develop advanced treatment options.
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  • Member Spotlight on Lygia V. Pereira, Ph.D.

    November 03, 2014
    Dr. Pereira’s University of São Paulo group at the National Laboratory of Embryonic Stem Cells (LaNCE) is developing a library of hiPSC for in vitro studies of drug response and toxicity, but she doesn't remember deciding to become a scientist; it just happened. Find out which surprising hidden passion could entice her to give up academia in this month’s Member Spotlight.
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  • From Stem Cells to Billions of Human Insulin Producing Cells

    October 09, 2014
    Harvard stem cell researchers today announced the large-scale production of mature, functional human beta cells, as necessary for cell transplantation and pharmaceutical purposes, from human embryonic stem cells. This work, led by Dr. Doug Melton, is a giant leap forward in the quest to find a truly effective treatment for type 1 diabetes. The ISSCR joins scientists and research institutes around the world in lauding this exciting work and looks forward to seeing its promise borne out in the years to come.
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