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.
The New York Times has an insightful overview of advances and false-starts since the emergence of stem cell science: http://t.co/muVKzMktGs
Why does it take longer to heal as we age?
When we’re young, we bounce back from injury fairly quickly. As we age, we lose that capacity to rebuild our muscles and get back in the game. The question is, why? New research into muscle stem cells is helping solve the puzzle. Working with mice, a team led by Dr. Michael Rudnicki, senior scientist at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute (OHRI), found that as muscle stem cells age, their…