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In the blood – part one

Part one in a series looking at the processes involved in the most clinically applied form of stem cell therapy: hematopoietic stem cell transplantation Leukocytes, or white blood cells (WBCs), are an essential part of the immune system. Produced in the bone marrow,...

Scaling up stem cells for clinical use

The potential gains from stem cell research are unlimited; stem cells could be used to replace degenerated cells and tissue in the human body. However, the large scale implementation of stem cell therapy to a clinical setting will require the establishment of a...

New summary on stem cell research for ALS

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease and motor neuron disease (MND), is a progressive neuromuscular disease that attacks nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord. As these neurons slowly waste away, they become unable to transmit signals...