In a podcast from Nationwide Children’s Hospital, longtime MDA grantee Jeffrey Chamberlain describes advances in gene transfer therapy and stem cell therapy for Duchenne muscular dystrophy
posted on July 31, 2013 - 3:31pm
In a July 2013 podcast from Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, longtime MDA grantee Jeffrey Chamberlain discusses recent advances in the development of gene therapy (gene transfer) and stem cell therapy (transplantation) for Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), the results of which may apply to other types of muscular dy
Progress is ongoing in coaxing stem cells along specific paths, altering their genes and understanding the immune response to stem cell transplantation
posted on June 13, 2011 - 2:23pm
Stem cells are a hot topic these days in medicine, science and law, although the term has multiple meanings and it's easy to get confused.
In short, stem cells are cells at an early stage of development from which specialized cells, such as muscle or nerve cells, can develop (in other words, from which these specialized cells "stem").
Different kinds of stem cells are referred to as: