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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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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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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Combining Different Malaria Vaccines Could Reduce Cases by 91%

Combining Different Malaria Vaccines Could Reduce Cases by 91%

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Using two experimental anti-malarial vaccines, which work in different ways, can greatly reduce the number of malaria infections in animal studies. Experimental vaccines, which independently achieve 48% and 68% reductions in malaria cases, can achieve 91% reduction when combined.

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Glial-Neuronal Interaction Fundamental for Memory
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When astrocytes in mice overproduce a protein called ephrin-B1, the ability of the animal to retain memory weakens.

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Cell Technology Used to Treat Osteochondral Knee Defect
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Autologous cells of stromal vascular fraction were transplanted to a 36-year-old man with the use of fibrin matrix.

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Gene Editing Technology May Improve Accuracy of Predicting Heart Disease Risk
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Scientists may now be able to predict whether carrying a specific genetic variant increases a person’s risk for disease using gene editing and stem cell technologies.

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How Are We Developing Vaccines for the Future?

How Are We Developing Vaccines for the Future?

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This article highlights the types of vaccine, trends in developing future vaccines and discusses new delivery methods and strategies to help advance our understanding of the immune system.

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Cell Potency: Totipotent vs Pluripotent vs Multipotent Stem Cells
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Here we discuss the differences between totipotent, pluripotent, and multipotent stem cells.

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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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