Stem Cell Strategy Info
Realizing the promise of stem cell science should be a priority for Canada! Learn about the latest efforts to achieve this goal.
What are pluripotent stem cells? A new video from OIRM (@OIRMnews ) explains the many things these cells can do. https://t.co/DW1V3gaUkI
Researchers take aim at protein in fight against brain tumours
Researchers believe they have found a key piece to the puzzle of brain tumour formation. A study published today in Nature Neuroscience shows that glioblastoma tumours need a protein called OSMR (Oncostatin M Receptor) to form. Glioblastoma is one of the most deadly cancers, resistant to radiation, chemotherapy and difficult to remove with surgery. “The fact that most patients with these brain tumours live only 16 months is just heartbreaking,”…