Cells Weekly – July 24, 2016

by Alexey Bersenev July 25, 2016 notes

Cells Weekly is a digest of the most interesting news and events in stem cell research, cell therapy and regenerative medicine. Cells Weekly is posted every Sunday night! 1. CRISPR clinical trial in China Nature reported this week about the world’s first clinical trial, involved CRISPR gene edited cells. The trial is planning to start […]

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Cells Weekly – July 17, 2016

by Alexey Bersenev July 18, 2016 notes

Cells Weekly is a digest of the most interesting news and events in stem cell research, cell therapy and regenerative medicine. Cells Weekly is posted every Sunday night! 1. Resolving Betatrophin controversy I’ve followed controversy around pacreatic beta-cells growth factor betatrophin, described by Harvard’s Doug Melton (read here and here). This week, “controversy resolution” report […]

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Fibroblasts versus mesenchymal stromal cells – lost identity

by Alexey Bersenev July 16, 2016 mesenchymal

I’ve written before about Pieman Hematti’s opinion piece on Similar identity of mesenchymal stromal cells (MSC) and fibroblasts. Recently, Hematti’s lab published results of new study, which attempted to find any phenotypic and immunological differences between fibroblasts and MSCs. Four well-established, widely used fibroblasts cell lines from 3 different original tissues were compared with adipose […]

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Cells Weekly – July 10, 2016

by Alexey Bersenev July 10, 2016 notes

Cells Weekly is a digest of the most interesting news and events in stem cell research, cell therapy and regenerative medicine. Cells Weekly is posted every Sunday night! 1. The end of Chondrocelect Beligian cell therapy company Tigenix announced plans for withdrawal of their autologous chondrocytes implantation product Chondrocelect from European market. This is business […]

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Cells Weekly – July 3, 2016

by Alexey Bersenev July 4, 2016 notes

Cells Weekly is a digest of the most interesting news and events in stem cell research, cell therapy and regenerative medicine. Cells Weekly is posted every Sunday night! 1. Proliferation of “unproved stem cell clinics” in US The biggest buzz this week was a study by @LeighGTurner and @pknoepfler on “stem cell clinics” in US. […]

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Clinical Cell Processing News – part 3, 2016

by Alexey Bersenev July 2, 2016 clinical lab

Clinical Cell Processing News is a series about new protocols, products and techniques for clinical-grade cell processing and manufacturing. Cell processing devices, cultureware, bioreactors, GMP-grade reagents, cell separation techniques. This series is posted every 2 months. FEATURED: Protocol: PBMC isolation protocol using SynGenX-LAB System (SynGen) Validation of CliniMACS Prodigy for clinical CAR T-cell manufacturing (Cytotherapy) […]

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Cells Weekly – June 26, 2016

by Alexey Bersenev June 27, 2016 notes

Cells Weekly is a digest of the most interesting news and events in stem cell research, cell therapy and regenerative medicine. Cells Weekly is posted every Sunday night! 1. Coverage of ISCCR 2016 Annual meeting of International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR) is a main scientific event in the stem cell field. I was […]

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Some thoughts on US Cell Manufacturing Roadmap

by Alexey Bersenev June 23, 2016 notes

As you may know, last week US-based National Cell Manufacturing Consortium issued very interesting report – Cell Manufacturing Roadmap. What is it all about? Here is a quote from the report, which gives background information: The Georgia Research Alliance (GRA) and Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) recognized the opportunity to advance innovative technologies and […]

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Cells Weekly – June 19, 2016

by Alexey Bersenev June 20, 2016 notes

Cells Weekly is a digest of the most interesting news and events in stem cell research, cell therapy and regenerative medicine. Cells Weekly is posted every Sunday night! 1. Cell manufacturing roadmap US-based National Cell Manufacturing Consortium issued this week the first document – Cell Manufacturing Roadmap. The roadmap is a collaborative project, which outlines […]

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Cells Weekly – June 12, 2016

by Alexey Bersenev June 13, 2016 notes

Cells Weekly is a digest of the most interesting news and events in stem cell research, cell therapy and regenerative medicine. Cells Weekly is posted every Sunday night! 1. Genomic analysis of multiple pluripotent stem cell lines sets quality standards Scientists of NIH-funded “Progenitor Cell Biology Consortium” reported first results of genomic analysis of 64 […]

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