Developing a Gel that Mimics Human Breast for Cancer Research Thursday, October 08, 2015 Scientists at the Universities of Manchester and Nottingham have been funded to develop a gel that will match many of the biological structures of human breast tissue, to advance cancer research and reduce animal testing.Restoring Vision with Stem Cells Wednesday, October 07, 2015 Age-related macular degeneration (AMRD) could be treated by transplanting photoreceptors produced by the directed differentiation of stem cells, thanks to findings published today by Professor Gilbert Bernier of the University of Montreal and its affiliated Maisonneuve-Rosemont Hospital. Tissue-Engineered Colon from Human Cells Monday, October 05, 2015 A study by scientists at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles has shown that tissue-engineered colon derived from human cells is able to develop the many specialized nerves required for function, mimicking the neuronal population found in native colon. Tension Helps Heart Cells Develop Normally in the Lab Monday, October 05, 2015 Stanford engineers have uncovered the important role tension plays in growing heart cells out of the body. Urine Excretion From Stem Cell-Derived Kidneys Tuesday, September 29, 2015 Researchers report a strategy for enabling urine excretion from kidneys grown from stem cells. BioTek to Exhibit at Neuroscience 2015 Tuesday, September 29, 2015 Join BioTek Instruments as they demonstrate the latest microplate innovations at the SfN’s 45th annual meeting. Neuroscience 2015 will be held October 17-21 at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL. BioTek will showcase their products at booth #1809.
The Black Box at the Beginning of Life Monday, September 21, 2015 Kyoto University sheds light on the earliest stages of human germ cell development.ShangPharma Invests in Qidong Biologics Plant Friday, September 18, 2015 ShangPharma has announced its plans to establish a subsidiary in the Qidong Biopharma Industrial Zone as part of a multistage expansion project for its biologics service portfolio. Horizon, Abcam Sign License and Supply Agreement Wednesday, September 09, 2015 Horizon Discovery Group plc and Abcam plc have announced the formation of a license and supply agreement between the two companies.