Message from the President
The ISSCR writes in support of the National Association for Biomedical Research (NABR) complaint requesting relief from discriminatory airline carriage policies that impede the transportation of animals for biomedical research.Full story
- 16 October, 2018
Harvard University, U.S.
Developing Trainees, Expanding Horizons
I take seriously my responsibility to support and nurture future generations of stem cell scientists. Indeed, it is critical for all of us in this evolving field to help trainees and others coming up in the field, to ensure they have opportunities to learn, grow, make connections, and share their science.
The ISSCR shares this focus.
stem cell researchTake a closer look
Stem Cells and Aging - What Happens When Our Stem Cells Get Old and Tired?
Aging is an inevitable, unnerving process that confronts us all. Eventually our muscles and immune systems will weaken, our hair will thin, and our minds won't be as sharp as they once were.
But what is the biology that underlies this process? And what if advances in the field could counteract this decline and alleviate the symptoms of old age?
Stem Cells in the News
Media highlights in the field of stem cell research and its translation to the clinic.
1 October, Phys.org
20 September, Science News
20 September, SF Gate
A sampling of recent stem cell research commentaries, articles, and resources.
Featured Current Protocols in Stem Cell Biology Article
Generation and Fusion of Human Cortical and Medial Ganglionic Eminence Brain Organoids, Xiang, et al (2018).Current Prot. Stem Cell Biology, e61. doi: 10.1002/cpsc.61.
Generation of Vascular Endothelial Cells and Hematopoietic Cells by Blastocyst Complementation, Hamanaka, et al (2018), Stem Cell Reports.
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ISSCR and policy news from around the world.
8 October, ABC News
Trump Administsration's Termination of a Contract Inflames Bitter Fight Over Fetal Tissue
3 October, Nature
Japan Set to Allow Gene Editing in Human Embryos
Learn about ISSCR colleagues in the stem cell field from around the world.
Roger Barker, PhD, MRCP
University of Oxford and London
Professor of Clinical Neuroscience, University of Cambridge and Honorary Consultant Neurologist, Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge