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Scientists develop very early stage human stem cell lines for first time

PUBLIC RELEASE: 4-MAR-2016 UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE Scientists at the University of Cambridge have for the first time shown that it is possible to derive from a human embryo so-called 'naïve' pluripotent stem cells - one of the most flexible types of stem cell, which can develop into all human tissue other than the placenta. As well as

Lab-produced blood cells set for human trials in landmark project involving Cambridge scientists

CambridgeNews  |  Posted: June 25, 2015 By Freya Leng NHSBT Blood Van Cambridge scientists are involved in a landmark project that will see red blood cells produced in the laboratory transfused into humans by 2017, NHS Blood and Transplant has announced. The in-man clinical trials of manufactured blood form a key part of the blood and

Stem Cell Injection ‘Reverses Glaucoma’

Saturday, March 12, 2011 By: Stephen Adams, The Telegraph, London People with glaucoma could receive a simple injection in the near future to halt -- or even reverse -- the eye condition. Scientists at Cambridge University believe the technique, which uses stem cells, could even cure blindness one day. They have already had success in

British Scientists in New Medical Breakthrough to Grow ‘Off the Shelf Veins’

Monday, January 16, 2012 By: The Daily Telegraph, London A medical breakthrough by British scientists to grow "off the shelf" veins and arteries, which could potentially revolutionise treatment for range of conditions, has been hailed. Researchers from Cambridge University have reportedly managed to grow all three main types of cells in a laboratory that make