Tag Stem cells

Brain cells by the billions: UW spinoff sells neural cells to drug researchers

November 1, 2016

Leaders of the University of Wisconsin–Madison lab that first transformed human stem cells into brain cells have started a company that produces and sells specialized neurons to drug researchers.

Stem cell meeting to focus on cell aging and maturation

April 8, 2016

"Stem Cells in the 4th Dimension," is an annual scientific meeting coordinated by the Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Center and the BioPharmaceutical Technology Center.

Autism test on the horizon as firm screens for signatures of disorder

February 26, 2016

Early diagnosis for autism can allow quicker, better treatment. In the best case, it could pinpoint ways to reduce the symptoms or even prevent the disorder.

Stem cell expert: Bart Starr treatment shows need for rigorous trials in U.S.

June 19, 2015

The news that legendary Green Bay Packer quarterback Bart Starr has undergone stem cell therapy to recover from a stroke has raised the profile for a promising but unproven regenerative treatment intended to replace dead neurons with live ones.

Stem Cell Symposium to focus on tissue engineering, limb regeneration

April 16, 2015

Limb regeneration, stem cells, limb development, tissue engineering: These will be the focus of the 10th Annual Wisconsin Stem Cell Symposium on Wednesday, April 22, hosted by the University of Wisconsin–Madison Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Center and the BioPharmaceutical Technology Center Institute (BTCI).