10 companies to watch – part 7

by Alexey Bersenev June 11, 2016 RegenMed digest

This is 7th issue of Ten Companies to Watch. Here I pick and overview the most interesting companies in stem cell/ cell/gene therapy/ regenerative medicine field. I’m focusing on new startups, but considering any other “under-appreciated” companies. As always – I’m open to your suggestions. Here is my new list without particular order: 1. Cell […]

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Cells Weekly – June 5, 2016

by Alexey Bersenev June 6, 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. Recent cell-gene therapy products approvals Starting from good news – two new cell therapy drugs were recently approved on a market. First, UK-based GSK scored EMA […]

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Cells Weekly – May 15, 2016

by Alexey Bersenev May 16, 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. ISSCR Guidance for translation of stem cell research It was probably the most discussed news this week. The International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR) has […]

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Not Lost in Translation: ISSCR Guidelines 2016

by Alexey Bersenev May 15, 2016 regulation

One of the biggest news this week was a release of final updated 2016 version of the Guidelines for Stem Cell Science and Clinical Translation (you can download pdf version here). Everyone who involved in stem cell research and/ or clinical translation of stem cell-based interventions should read this document! I think, ISSCR did a […]

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Cells Weekly – May 8, 2016

by Alexey Bersenev May 9, 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. Advances in growing human embryos in vitro and 14-days rule debate This week researchers from Rockefeller University and U of Cambridge reported improved in vitro system […]

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New generation has no problem with gene editing applications

by Alexey Bersenev May 8, 2016 notes

Results of very interesting survey were published in the latest issue of Cell Stem Cell. It was the first big social media survey about attitudes to human genome editing technologies, performed by researchers. Here is methodology of the study: We developed an online survey about attitudes to the application of genome engineering in different contexts […]

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Cells Weekly – May 1, 2016

by Alexey Bersenev May 2, 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. Vitamin increases mice lifespan via stem cells modulation mechanism International group of researchers have published very interesting study this week, where demonstrated that nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide […]

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Crude versus defined CAR T-cell therapy product

by Alexey Bersenev May 1, 2016 cell product

In the race for the most potent CAR T-cell therapy, there is a big interest to the issue of purity and composition of the final cell product. In this post, I’ll try to summarize the current knowledge about defined CAR T-cell products, based on two clinical studies, published this week. What is defined product and […]

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Cells Weekly – April 24, 2016

by Alexey Bersenev April 24, 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. Islets transplantation in diabetes is on a way to standard of care Human pancreatic islets transplantation in type 1 diabetes has been experimental procedure in the […]

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Clinical Cell Processing News – part 2, 2016

by Alexey Bersenev April 22, 2016 adipose

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: Review: Toward a scalable and consistent manufacturing process for the production of human MSCs (Cell Gene Ther Insights) […]

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