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First Ever Cord Blood Transplant: 30 Year Celebration

Cord Blood Connect 2018 provided the perfect opportunity to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the world’s first cord blood stem cell transplant. Everyone involved, including Matthew Farrow himself who was 5 years old at the time, came together in Miami to share the latest advances in cord blood transplantation....

Askam man shortlisted for donor of the year award

The prestigious Anthony Nolan Supporter Awards are back for their third year to celebrate, recognise and thank the outstanding supporters who keep the pioneering blood cancer charity moving forward. Sean has supported Anthony Nolan since joining the register in May 2011, after a national appeal from Ulverston teenager Alice...

Denver Back Pain Specialists Physicians Begin Enrollment in Stem Cell Therapy Study in Subjects with Chronic Back Pain

Denver Back Pain Specialists today announced that it has enrolled its first patient in a nationwide FDA- cleared adult stem cell study (phase 3) testing an investigational treatment for chronic low back pain associated with degenerative disc disease. The study will test the use of Mesenchymal Precursor Cells (MPCs)...

Student Blog Post – James

During the summer we took on board a couple of students to give them some work experience in a lab environment. Below is a blog post from James, who gives an overview of himself and his time with us: “I’m a 16 year old IB student, Nuffield Health and Sutton Trust US...

Student Blog Post – Darnell

During the summer we took on board a couple of students, to give them some work experience in a lab environment. Below is a blog post from Darnell, who gives an overview of himself and his time with us: “Hello, my name is Darnell and I’m currently a year 13 student at...

Breast reconstruction surgery receiving boost from stem cell technique

Breast reconstruction is a highly technical and evolving field that employs techniques and technologies from beyond the typical boundaries of surgery—from stem cells to 3D-printed nipples. It’s hard to pin down exactly how many people get mastectomies in the United States. According to the Journal of the American Medical...

Precision medicine brought one step closer to the clinic

Scientists at The New York Stem Cell Foundation (NYSCF) Research Institute successfully designed a revolutionary, high-throughput, robotic platform that automates and standardizes the process of transforming patient samples into stem cells. This unique platform, the NYSCF Global Stem Cell ArrayTM, for the first time gives researchers the scale to...

Source of liver stem cells identified

Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) scientists have identified stem cells in the liver that give rise to functional liver cells. The work solves a long-standing mystery about the origin of new cells in the liver, which must constantly be replenished as cells die off, even in a healthy organ....

Competition time!

Are you feeling lucky? We’ve got a competition giving you the chance to win £250 worth of Mothercare vouchers! Go to our Facebook page to find out more. We wish you all the best & Good luck!

Soon burn wounds can be treated by printing 3D skin cells on burned area

Skin is the body’s largest organ as it covers the full human body. Burning is one of the major causes of skin deformity. After a burn accident, loss of the skin barrier results in fluid and heat loss and the risk of infection putting the victim to further risks....