Navigation Links
UW stem cell guru outlines scientific and political future

James Thomson, pictured here in 2001 in his Primate Center lab. Source: Jeff Miller/UW-Madison Communications.
MADISON, Wis. University of Wisconsin anatomy professor James Thomson attempted to separate hype from reality on Friday in the controversial field of stem cell research,......

Full article >>> ith using animal stem cells. Using the mouse is a bad model [in embryonic stem cell research] for many reasons, he said. For example, the mouse does not use a corpus luteum in reproduction, a major failing for replicating human reproduction processes.

Another problem with adult stem cells is that heart cells dont divide in the laboratory, and healthy heart tissue is difficult to access. G......

Full article >>> able quality, he said.

Instead, he said that basic science has to be conducted to understand why pancreatic tissue is killed by a diabetics immune system in the first place. When science answers these fundamental questions, Thomson predicts a new focus on using embryonic stem cells for growing replacement organs.

Stem cell research in Thomsons lab within this decade will focus on......

Full article >>>
'"/>

Source:wistechnology.com By Christine Javid 09/13/04


Related biology technology :

1. Doyle outlines spending for Medical College, UWM
2. Kanavas outlines new Invest Wisconsin agenda
3. UW-Madisons Beebe wins scientific award
4. Researchers say scientific reporting needs more perspective, less hype
5. Wisconsin stands at the center of scientific efforts to avert flu epidemics
6. Growth prompts new location for scientific instrument manufacturer
7. Wisconsin biotech sector featured in scientific magazine
8. What citizens dont ask political candidates
9. With ethics guidelines, political consensus emerging on stem-cell research
10. Wisconsin will have plenty of competition in building the energy future
11. Lance Armstrong and the future of cancer care
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:1/14/2017)... ... January 14, 2017 , ... Seattle-based Phase ... end-to-end genome assemblies to researchers around the globe. Long considered a “holy ... answering a wide range of scientific questions. The announcement was made today ...
(Date:1/13/2017)... Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Biosimilars ... report to their offering. ... The biosimilars market is expected to reach USD 10.90 ... CAGR of 26.3%. The global biosimilars market is ... such as rising incidence of various diseases, increasing demand for biosimilar ...
(Date:1/13/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... January 13, 2017 , ... ... market products containing an organic compound called fulvic acid that farms, greenhouses and ... operations that grow cannabis are among the fastest growing segments of customers using ...
(Date:1/13/2017)... ... 13, 2017 , ... FireflySci, in response to several customers’ ... solutions for measurements where traditional cuvette applications are not convenient. For instance, a ... sample that would not fit into a typical cuvette inside a spectrophotometer. In ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:1/12/2017)... NEW YORK , Jan. 12, 2017  New research ... around the office of the future.  1,000 participants were simply ... last three months which we may consider standard issue.  Insights ... office of 2017 were also gathered from futurists and industry ... and Dr. James Canton .  Some ...
(Date:1/6/2017)... 2017  SomaLogic announced today that it has ... by iCarbonX, the China -based ... Digital Health Ecosystem that can define each person,s ... biological, behavioral and psychological data, the Internet and ... SomaLogic will provide proteomics data and applications expertise ...
(Date:12/22/2016)... Dec. 20, 2016  As part of its longstanding mission ... personal genetics company, recently released its latest children,s book, titled ... book focuses on the topics of inheritance and variation of ... (NGSS) taught in elementary school classrooms in the US. ... by illustrator Ariana Killoran , whose previous book with ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):