Posts Tagged ‘McMaster University’

Cells…in a box

Author: Guest, 02/13/17

Heather Blumenthal has been writing about health and health research for more than 20 years and never loses her fascination with the advances Canadian researchers are making. You can reach her at hblumenthal@sympatico.ca It’s like magic – insert a cancer patient’s blood cells in one end and out the other end come T-cells adapted for…Read more

By all means, target the CSCs – but leave the normal stem cells out of it!

Author: Sara M. Nolte, 05/19/15

. I’ve spent a number of posts going on and on about how targeting cancer stem cells (CSCs) is the next big thing for cancer therapies, and how important it is that we study and learn all we can about them (know your enemy, right?). All of this has probably left you with at least…Read more

Right Turn: Research2Reality

Author: Stacey Johnson, 05/15/15

. It was big science news in Canada this week when Professor Molly Shoichet, the University of Toronto’s senior advisor on science and engineering engagement, launched a $400,000 social media campaign to highlight the work of Canadian scientists in various disciplines. Research2Reality is a public outreach effort that currently features basic research from six Canadian…Read more

At the SCN 2010 Scientific Meeting: Xin (Kevin) Wang

Author: Stem Cell Network, 11/24/10

There’s been all sorts of fun so far at the Stem Cell Network’s 2010 Scientific Meeting, and we’ve been talking to a few of the attendees about what their thoughts are on what’s happened so far. Late on day two, we spoke with Kevin Wang of Sheila Singh’s lab at McMaster University about his experience: