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A new model to expand blood stem cells

In a Molecular Systems Biology paper released this week, our team at the University of Toronto revealed a new mathematical model that links functional cellular assays to specific model outputs, defines cell-level kinetic parameters such as cell cycle rates and...

Mending broken hearts

Cardiovascular disease accounts for the death of more Canadians than any other disease, more than 72,000 people each year. There is currently no cure for heart failure, and goals for treatment have always been to improve symptoms, stop the condition from getting...

Updates on MS, stroke, spinal cord injury and more

New research in the area of regenerative medicine is coming out regularly.  Here are some recent examples: Researchers in Toronto and Saskatchewan are looking at cells found in human skin, inside the nose and in the spinal cord as autologous sources of myelinating...

ISSCR 2009: outside the plenary hall

Cel-lules mare – The night before ISSCR’s 7th Annual Meeting officially began, a public symposium was held at CosmoCaixa Barcelona in the north end of the city.  The event was open to everyone attending ISSCR as well as curious members of the Spanish...