A serendipitous discovery in the lab has the potential to revolutionise embryo models and targeted drug therapies.
Making stem cells from a patient’s adult cells – rather than human embryos – is one of the holy grails in modern medicine treatments. New research brings us two steps closer.
A team of UNSW researchers secured a top 10 place in a major innovation competition by showcasing the potential of a world-first stem cell technology.
UNSW-St Vincent’s Hospital researcher Jennifer Massey is the recipient of an MS Research Australia scholarship to examine the effects of stem cell transplant treatment on patients with MS.
We have developed a stem cell technique capable of regenerating any human tissue damaged by injury, disease or ageing, write John Pimanda, Ralph Mobbs and Vashe Chandrakanthan.
Australia needs to develop new and better mechanisms to translate stem cell research into effective therapies, write Martin Pera, Megan Munsie and Richard P Harvey.
Two UNSW researchers are among 11 world experts to have addressed the US Congress as part of President Obama’s initiative to map the human brain.
Researchers have discovered a population of adult stem cells in the heart, raising the prospect of new therapies to help regeneration after heart attack or heart failure.
A UNSW stem cell researcher working to develop a cure for Alzheimers and Parkinsons is the inaugural winner of the Paul Brock Scholarship.
In a world-first breakthrough, UNSW medical researchers have used a simple contact lens coated with stem cells to restore sight to sufferers of blinding corneal disease.