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New Research Opens Door to Expanding Stem Cells Available for Transplants

Researchers from the Stowers Institute for Medical Research and collaborators have identified a way to expand blood-forming, adult stem cells from human umbilical cord blood (hUCB).
3-Aug-2018 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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New Model for Predicting Neuroblastoma Outcomes Incorporates Early Developmental Signals

Motivated by a desire to better understand the molecular circuitry underlying neuroblastoma and limitations of current methods for predicting disease progression and outcome, researchers from the Kulesa Lab at the Stowers Institute for Medical...
6-Jul-2018 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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New Assay Reveals Biophysical Properties That Allow Certain Proteins to Infect Others

Scientists at the Stowers Institute for Medical Research have identified a physical basis for the spread of corrupted proteins known as prions inside cells. Their research findings are reported in the July 5, 2018, issue of the scientific journal...
29-Jun-2018 4:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Scientists Have Captured the Elusive Cell That Can Regenerate an Entire Flatworm

Researchers at the Stowers Institute for Medical Research have captured the one cell that is capable of regenerating an entire organism.
12-Jun-2018 10:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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How Epigenetic Regulation of the Hoxb Gene Cluster Maintains Normal Blood-forming Stem Cells and Inhibits Leukemia

New research from the Stowers Institute for Medical Research reveals that a DNA regulatory element within the Hoxb cluster globally mediates signals to the majority of Hoxb genes to control their expression in blood-forming stem cells.
8-May-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Alejandro Sanchez Alvarado Elected to the National Academy of Sciences

The Stowers Institute for Medical Research is pleased to announce that Alejandro Sánchez Alvarado, Ph.D., a Stowers and Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) investigator, has been elected a member of the prestigious National Academy of Sciences...
1-May-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Molecular Signature of “Trailblazer” Neural Crest Cells Gives Insight Into Development and Cancer

In a study published online in the journal eLife, the researchers identified a molecular signature of approximately 1300 genes differentially expressed in an aggressive subset of migrating neural crest cells termed as “trailblazers” in a...
18-Dec-2017 4:50 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Marriage of Microscopy Techniques Reveals 3D Structure of Critical Protein Complex

Researchers at the Stowers Institute for Medical Research have solved the three-dimensional structure of a complex that is essential for the correct sorting of chromosomes into eggs and sperm during reproductive cell division or meiosis.
2-Aug-2017 2:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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