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Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have launched a clinical trial to investigate the safety of neural stem cell transplantation in patients with chronic spinal cord injuries. This Phase I clinical t…
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The research, led by biologist Michael Conkright, paves the way to new cancer treatments.
The discovery, from the Kralli lab, is important to medical researchers because the brown fat calorie-burning process naturally stimulates weight loss and may also protect against diabetes.
The work by investigators Vijay Reddy and Glen Nemerow solves the mystery of previously incompatible results and points to new avenues for drug development and gene therapy.
The project will be led by Associate Professor Kristin Baldwin and will involve a collaboration with the TSRI Mouse Genetics Core, led by Sergey Kupriyanov.
Ebola and other viruses race against efforts of medical research and public health.
Upwards of 26,000 people now work on 2-mile stretch of North Torrey Pines Road.
Rapid test for Ebola using technology from the company has been cleared for emergency use.
Building upon previous research, scientists at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Veteran’s Affairs San Diego Healthcare System report that neurons derived from human induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSC) and grafted into rats after a spinal cord injury produced cells with tens of thousands of axons extending virtually the entire length of the animals’ central nervous system.