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New cell therapy facility enters fight against chronic diseases

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The Novo Nordisk Foundation has committed DKK 950 million (EUR 127 million) to establish the Novo Nordisk Foundation Cellerator, a world-class facility aimed at advancing cell therapies for chronic diseases like heart failure, Parkinson’s, kidney disease, type 1 diabetes, and several forms of cancer. This facility will be located at the Technical University of Denmark […]

The Fascinating Tale of Stem Cell History

History of Stem Cells - Dr Alan Gaveck

Stem cells have always been a topic of intrigue and wonder in the scientific community. Contrary to popular belief, stem cells are not a recent discovery. Their history is rich and spans several decades. In a captivating video titled “History of Stem Cells | Dr. Alan Gaveck 🧪🧬”, Dr. Alan Gaveck from the StemCellsGroup delves […]

Akari Therapeutics to Host Webinar on HSCT-TMA and the Potential of Nomacopan

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Akari Therapeutics, Plc, a leading biotechnology company specializing in advanced therapies for autoimmune and inflammatory diseases, has announced its plans to host a virtual key opinion leader event on October 19, 2023, at 11:30 am ET. The primary focus of this event will be to discuss the patient care landscape for hematopoietic stem cell transplant-related […]

BD² Announces $18 Million in Grants to Understand Biology of Bipolar Disorder

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BD²: Breakthrough Discoveries for Thriving with Bipolar Disorder has recently declared its inaugural round of Discovery Research grants, amassing a total of $18 million. This significant financial commitment is aimed at fostering collaboration and directing concentrated funding towards understanding the biology of bipolar disorder. Key Highlights: Conclusion: BD²’s commitment to understanding bipolar disorder, especially through […]

Orchard Therapeutics Moves Closer to a Breakthrough Treatment for MLD

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Orchard Therapeutics, a global leader in gene therapy, has recently made significant strides in the development of a treatment for metachromatic leukodystrophy (MLD). Here’s a detailed summary of the press release: Key Developments: Insights from Orchard Therapeutics: Bobby Gaspar, M.D., Ph.D., co-founder and CEO of Orchard Therapeutics, expressed the company’s commitment to addressing the urgent […]

Stem Cell Exosomes Quality by Dr. Joshua Crose

Stem Cell Exosomes Quality by Dr. Joshua Crose

In the intricate world of medical advancements, the quality and source of stem cells play a pivotal role, especially when it comes to the potency of exosomes. With numerous companies venturing into this realm, how can one discern the genuine from the dubious? Dr. Joshua Crose, in his enlightening video, delves deep into this very […]

Stem Cell Explanation: A Deep Dive into Regenerative Medicine with Dr. Hamm

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In the video below, Dr. Hamm from the NeuroSpinal Institute of Broward delves into the intricate world of stem cells and their therapeutic applications. The video aims to demystify the concept of stem cells, especially for those who might not be familiar with the topic. Key Takeaways: Stem Cell Basics: Stem cells are unique cells […]

Stem Cell Transplant as a Curative Treatment for Sickle Cell Disease

Stem Cell Transplant as a Curative Treatment for Sickle Cell Disease

Hosted by Expecting Health in collaboration with Be The Match, this webinar delved into the current practices and considerations surrounding bone marrow transplant as a potential curative treatment for Sickle Cell disease. The session aimed to shed light on the intricacies of the transplant process and to amplify awareness within the newborn screening community. Speakers: […]

Factors to Consider When Selecting Mismatched Unrelated Donors for Stem Cell Transplantation

Factors to Consider When Selecting Mismatched Unrelated Donors for Stem Cell Transplantation

In a recent interview at the Eleventh Annual Meeting of the Society of Hematologic Oncology (SOHO 2023) held in Houston, TX, Dr. Rohtesh Mehta from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, WA, discussed the crucial factors to consider when selecting mismatched unrelated donors (MMUDs) for stem cell transplantation (SCT). Historically, there were limited […]