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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The Association of Cryobanks supports Stem Cell Awareness Day in Ukraine

SCAD_2015October 14, 2015 is a Stem Cell Awareness Day, whose purpose is to unite worldwide biotech companies, professional organizations and individuals working in the stem cells industry.
Stem Cell Awareness Day is intended to promote understanding of the importance of stem cell research and the range of their...
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Ukrainian scientists presented 3 reports at ISSCR conference

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24-27 June 2015, Stockholm (Sweden) hosted the annual meeting of the International Society for Stem Cell Research - ISSCR.
The International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR) is an international organization that brings together scientists working in the field of cell technologies and promotes the development...
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Foreign Affairs Department of the Association expands horizons

amc_uegAssociation of cryobanks, established in 2013, to develop cells and tissues banking and provide a legitimate, safe and effective treatment by cell and tissue transplants, makes a substantial contribution in the education of physicians and public awareness concerning modern cellular technologies, harmonization of legal acts, regulating the...
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Association of cryobanks supports cord blood awareness month in Ukraine

baby_feetWith the support of volunteer initiatives, professional societies and patients’ associations a series of actions and social events are held worldwide, aimed at promoting healthy lifestyles and raising public awareness on a number of serious diseases that may be prevented or the effectiveness of their...
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New trends in the use of cryopreserved placenta preparations

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Placenta preparations from early ages have been used to treat wounds in ancient soldiers, according to extant legends placenta masks are one of the beauty secrets of Cleopatra.
Pronounced wound-healing properties of the extracts of the placenta and placental tissue fragments were known to Hippocrates (5th...
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