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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute wins $2.45 million grant to support stem cell research
Date:5/25/2010

herapies hold promise for treatments of human diseases and traumatic injuries because they can be grown into specialized cells like nerve, muscle, and bone, and could therefore be used to regenerate missing or damaged cells.

Rensselaer plans to work with existing stem cell lines, Monastersky said.

Monastersky said the focus of the research in the CBIS will be the basic science critical to development of stem-cell based therapies for human diseases and traumatic injuries. Growing the cells and controlling their "differentiation" guiding their development into the specialized cell types of the human body are key scientific challenges.

"All of these totipotent cells from the very early embryo are identical, and have the potential to develop into any of the mature cell types of the body," Monastersky said. "To use them, we need to know how to guide the development of cultured embryonic stem cells into these specialized cell types e.g., nerve, muscle, and bone cells."

Space within the existing collection of Research Cores in the CBIS will be created as a dedicated resource for stem cell research, for Rensselaer investigators, and for stem cell researchers from other institutions, particularly across New York state.

"We are excited that this funding will enhance our ongoing efforts to recruit world-class faculty for our faculty Constellation in Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine, which is located in the CBIS," Monastersky said.


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Contact: Mary Martialay
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518-276-2146
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
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