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Right Turn: Bands and bandages

. If you’ve never heard of epidermolysis bullosa (EB), you’re not alone. This rare genetic disease, which occurs in one of 20,000 births, creates fragile skin that tears at the slightest touch and results in blisters, sores and scar tissue. There is no cure. EB...

Update from the Clinic: October

. Welcome to your Update from the Clinic for the month of October. Northwest Biotherapeutics continues to receive support for its cancer vaccine platform in Europe. Neuralstem and StemCells provided updates on their respective clinical programs for spinal cord injury....

Right Turn: Out of the bubble with gene-edited stem cells

> This is a rather exciting time to be in the stem cell and regenerative medicine field and one of the main reasons for this is the number of announcements and articles about clinical trials taking place. Seven years ago, when I joined the Stem Cell Network, these...

Lessons from Dendreon

. You have all by now heard that Dendreon has filed for bankruptcy protection. If you’re a regular reader of Signals, you may have first heard the news here. While the company has successfully reached agreements on a financial restructuring with a majority of its...