Wheelchair-bound multiple sclerosis patients able to walk again after stem-cell therapy

Posted in Science on 26th Jan, 2016
by Alex Muller

A pioneering new stem cell treatment is reversing and then halting the potentially crippling effects of multiple sclerosis.

Blocking key protein puts the brakes on leukaemia

Posted in Medicine on 25th Jan, 2016
by Alex Muller

Acute myeloid leukaemia (AML), an aggressive form of blood cancer, where cell growth controls are neutralized, giving the cancer cells free rein to multiply uncontrollably.

New Initiative Aims to Put Canada at the Forefront of Regenerative Medicine

Posted in Business on 22nd Jan, 2016
by Alex Muller

Canada's government has announced they will provide $20 million start-up capital for the Centre for Commercialization of Regenerative Medicine.

Breakthrough Prize for Illuminating the Brain's Secret Code

Posted in Medicine on 9th Nov, 2015
by Alex Muller

A revolutionary technique that switches brain circuits on and off has taken neuroscience by storm and is now undergoing a new round of innovation.

A functional kidney organoid from stem cells

Posted in Medicine on 17th Oct, 2015
by Alex Muller

Diseases can attack specific organs, landing patients on a transplant list. Our bodies have markers that identify an organ as 'self', making it difficult to find an organ match.