Tis the season – here’s an easy way to give two gifts at once!

December 1, 2014

If you’re shopping at Amazon this holiday season, NSCF would be very appreciative of being supported through your purchases using AmazonSmile! When you do your Holiday shopping at AmazonSmile, Amazon donates 0.5% of the purchase price to us. When...

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Stem cells for debilitating skin diseases

December 1, 2014

Scientists have used stem cells to make fresh, healthy human skin in a laboratory dish, offering a new route for treating a group of debilitating skin diseases. Read more.


Can stem cells help lungs regenerate?

November 18, 2014

In the U.S. about 200,000 people have acute respiratory distress syndrome, a disease with a death rate of 40 percent, and there are 12 million patients with COPD. Can an adult lung stem cell known as p63+/Krt5+ help regenerate...


Dr. Masayo Takahashi awarded Stem Cell Person of the Year

November 7, 2014

Masayo Takahashi, MD, PhD, is the 2014 Stem Cell Person of the Year. According to the Knoepfler Lab Stem Cell Blog, Dr. Takahashi was selected from a group of 12 finalists. Dr. Takahashi is recognized for her work leading...