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Back to basics: BRCA1 and breast cancer

> May 14th, 2013 marked an important day for breast cancer awareness. This was the day Angelina Jolie revealed that she had undergone a preventive double mastectomy. Her decision was motivated by her positive screen for BRCA1, the “breast cancer gene,” and a family...

EMC: Theory of regenerativity

> Last Friday was the final day of the Till & McCulloch Meetings in Banff, which was a great display of collaborative stem cell projects going on across the country. I’ll emphasize again how wonderful this meeting is for getting a broad survey of research in...

Cell Therapy Industry 2027: It’s not all about therapies

. Nestled in the bosom of the Canadian Rockies, the global regenerative medicine community is assembled. Coaches laden with young investigators sporting impractically packed posters and drawn, jet lagged expressions are arriving in a steady procession. The usually...

Mountains in Banff: From theoretical stem cells to the real deal

Guest post by Paul Knoepfler, cross-posted on ipscell.com This morning I particularly enjoyed a talk by Sui Huang [ed note: this talk also discussed here] focused on the application of mathematics as a tool to understand cell behavior and fate. I love this stuff! I...

StemCellShorts 3: What are induced pluripotent stem cells?

“Canada is home to numerous stem cell discoveries and StemCellShorts is an excellent medium through which we can convey these accomplishments to Canadians and others worldwide.  The ‘shorts’ are innovative, educational and entertaining”.  — Dr. Mick Bhatia,...