Answer the challenges of CDS Data integrity - Sterling Pharma Solutions Ltd

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Data integrity continues to be a hot topic for the regulatory agencies in the pharmaceutical industry.

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Harnessing Stem Cells for Blood Vessel Regeneration

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Vascugen recently announced that it had licensed stem cell technology for blood vessel regeneration at IU School of Medicine, which could lead to new treatment options for patients suffering from Peripheral Artery Disease and Critical Limb Ischemia. We caught up with Carter Cliff, CEO, Vascugen to learn more about the technology and the science behind it.

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Will Microfluidic Cell Culture Fulfill its Long-awaited Potential?

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The first paper ever published on microfluidic cell culture is 19 years old. Microfluidic cell culture has now outgrown its infancy and is about to survive its teenage years. It has matured considerably but still needs to transition from academia into clinics and industry. Will it come of age?

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How Hematopoietic Stem Cells Balance Activation and Dormancy

How Hematopoietic Stem Cells Balance Activation and Dormancy

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Researchers have shown how intracellular signalling can safeguard the delicate balance between hematopoietic stem cell activation and dormancy.

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3-D Printed Sugar Scaffolds Offer Sweet Solution for Tissue Engineering
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University of Illinois engineers built a 3-D printer that offers a sweet solution to making detailed structures that commercial 3-D printers can’t: Rather than a layer-upon-layer solid shell, it produces a delicate network of thin ribbons of hardened isomalt, the type of sugar alcohol used to make throat lozenges.

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Rehabilitating Lactate: From Poison to Cure
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In a recent article highlights how lactate may be a very misunderstood molecule. Typically labelled a “waste” product and associated with fatigue, reduced performance and pain, it also has important roles.

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Immune Cells Form Clots in Tumors Aiding Lung Cancer's Spread
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Researchers have found that by helping to form clots within tumors, immune cells that flock to a particular type of lung cancer are actually building a foundation for the tumor to spread within the body.

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Henrietta Lacks: The Mother of Modern Medicine

Henrietta Lacks: The Mother of Modern Medicine

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A portrait of Henrietta Lacks has recently been unveiled at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery, to recognize her life and the vital contributions HeLa cells have made to science.

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Novel Collagen Membrane Improves Colon-on-a-Chip Functionality
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A microfluidic model of the colon has been built using natural tissue base matrix, which closely mimics the structure and function of the colon.

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Exploiting the Tumor Microenvironment for Cancer Therapeutics
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It’s more than a century since Paget first proposed the ‘soil and seed’ hypothesis in cancer, providing evidence that the environment surrounding a tumor is as important as the tumor itself. Research in this area has gathered momentum and it’s now the focus of intense research efforts.

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Tracking the Heritability of Cell Stress
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As part of work recently published in Science Advances, a team of researchers from the Institute of Systems Biology at Yale University has built a microfluidic device to demonstrate that single cells preserve a memory of their mother's dynamic response to glucose limitation stress for multiple generations.

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