Scientists led by Mathias Hoehn at the Max Planck Institute for Metabolic Research have devised a novel method for documenting the process by which human stem cells transplanted into the cerebral cortex of an animal model develop into mature nerve cells. The researchers inserted optical image reporters into the cells to emit different shades of light when certain genes were activated. By observing the sequence in which the light was emitted, the group determined the timeline of the stem cell’s transformation in vivo.
A symposium, to be held on May 4th in Austin Texas and entitled "Collaborating for Cures: Emerging Translational Research in the Stroke and TBI Care Continuum" is advocating and embracing a multidisciplinary approach to treating traumatic brain injuries and providing cutting-edge medical care.
Topics: Texans for Stem Cell Research, stroke, Tom Caven, CORE Health Foundation, bank dental stem cells, stroke recovery, brain injury, Stanley Wang, Texas Cures Education Foundation, traumatic brain injury treatment, stemsaveblog