Ukraine was presented at the IFPA-conference in the USA

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13 - 16 September 2016, Oregon (USA) hosted a scientific meeting of the International Federation of Placenta Associations (IFPA) titled "Placenta: Back to the Basics") organized by the Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) and the Placenta Association of the Americas (PAA).
Placenta as a...
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Ukrainian cryobiologist was trained at the University of Angers (France)

250px-Logo_AngersIn recent years, due to high automation of the processing and cryostorage of the biological material, computer monitoring of biobanks activities, the widespread introduction of various types of electronic databases into the work of biotechnologic companies, much attention is given to proper staff training also in the...
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Current status and prospects of clinical application of iPS-cells

induced pluripotent stem cellsThe creation of induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSC) undoubtedly can be considered one of the most significant discoveries of the twenty-first century in the field of cell technologies. For the discovery of the technology of creation of induced pluripotent stem cells, namely...
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Cell Therapy Clinical Trials for AutoImmune Diagnoses 2011-2015

PGCBWe are collaborating on a project to compile all cell therapy clinical trials registered worldwide from 2011 through 2015. Our database includes 58 clinical trials for autoimmune diseases, with a total planned enrollment of 2192 patients.
In this article we have prepared two figures to illustrate...
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PECULIARITIES OF LEGISLATIVE REGULATION OF CORD BLOOD BANKING IN USA

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Banking of umbilical cord blood in the United States is regulated by law. In 2005, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) issued a comprehensive report to Congress on cord blood banking.
The report contains clear recommendations that health care professionals should provide all expectant parents with fair...
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Vocal cords for the first time grown in the laboratory

UWlogo_ctr_4cFor vocal cords, producing sound is no mean feat. They need to be flexible enough to vibrate, but tough enough to withstand smacking together over a hundred times per second. If our whole bodies were subjected to an equivalent force, we’d be ripped apart.
Now, for...
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Industry news: the world’s first application of iPS-cells

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In September 2014, in Japan the world's first operation on the application of induced pluripotent stem cells – iPS was conducted.
In 2006, Professor Shinya Yamanaka of Kyoto University for the first time in the world received stem cells from normal human skin cells. The cells were...
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