A genome-editing strategy to study cancer stem cells in human tumours

by Instituto de Investigación Biomédica ( IRB Barcelona )

In EMBO Molecular Medicine, IRB Barcelona scientists report a technique based on a combination of CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing and patient-derived tumour organoids that allows the study of cell heteroge...

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Takeda and TiGenix report new data highlighting maintenance of long-term remission of complex perianal Fistulas in Crohn’s disease patients with Cx601

by TIGENIX SAU

Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE: 4502) (“Takeda”) and TiGenix NV (Euronext Brussels and Nasdaq: TIG) (“TiGenix”) today announced new data from the Phase 3 ADMIRE-CD clinical trial, ...

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Dr. Matilde Lleonart publishes a article about the resistance to the treatment of some kind of tumors

by Vall d’Hebron

In this article, the investigators propose different mechanisms responsible of the resistance to therapy. Cancer stem cells are resistant because are protected at a molecular level by potent detoxific...

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Dr. Lleonart receives one of the grants from the Spanish Association against Cancer

by Vall d’Hebron

Specifically, the main objective of the project is to identify molecular pathways which inhibition reverse the acquisition of resistance to chemotherapeutic agents in patients with head and neck tumou...

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Two proteins safeguard skin stem cells

by Instituto de Investigación Biomédica ( IRB Barcelona )

The proteins identified, Dnmt3a y Dnmt3b, are crucial for the self-renewal of skin stem cells as they trigger the first step of the genetic programme of these cells. “Without them, this programme is...

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Researchers dig up new molecular details on 'the other type' of stem cells

by Instituto de Investigación Biomédica ( IRB Barcelona )

Scientists at IRB Barcelona and CSIC reveal that the combination of two molecular signals determines which cells that have already differentiated can regain their stem cell properties. Their studies o...

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CNIO scientists use the Internet network theory to decipher the first epigenetic communication network

by CNIO - Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Oncológicas

The scientists employed the algorithms used to analyse the influence and popularity of websites, such as Wikipedia or social networks. These results provide the basis for exploring communication betwe...

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Cancer stem cell regulation changes during skin carcinoma progression to promote metastasis

by Institut d'Investigació Biomèdica de Bellvitge

Squamous cell carcinomas are the second most frequent skin tumors. A high percentage of these tumors are treated by surgical excision. However, some advanced carcinomas are recurrent and show an aggre...

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Demuestran la eficacia de un compuesto de células madre en el tratamiento de la enfermedad intestinal inflamatoria canina

by Universidad de Extremadura

Un equipo de expertos, liderado por los profesores Eva María Pérez y Jesús María Usón-Casaús, ha diseñado un protocolo de administración de una infusión intravenosa de células madre que lo q...

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Potentially safer stem cells are generated in the laboratory

by CNIO - Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Oncológicas

The results represent a significant step forward regarding the possible use of iPS cells, because after almost a decade since they were developed, there is now a more efficient way of obtaining them, ...

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Fabrican tejido mamario en el laboratorio

by Secuvita

El objetivo no era conseguir una mama de reemplazo, sino conocer mejor el comportamiento de un tejido que crece y evoluciona a lo largo de la vida reproductiva de la mujer

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New stem cell may overcome hurdles for regenerative medicine

by Agencia Sinc

Salk Institute scientists discover new type of stem cell that could potentially generate mature, functional tissues

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