When will stem cells save more lives?
Melissa Little and her colleagues worked for six years to bring the world’s largest stem cell meeting to Melbourne this week.
What did she learn? What are the next big steps should we should be watching for in curing diseases and saving lives with stem cells?
Melissa can also talk about her own research at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute. She’s made mini-kidneys that are a step towards stopping a silent killer, chronic kidney disease.
The International Society for Stem Cell Research 2018 Annual Meeting closes today. 2,500+ stem cell scientists from 53 countries heard from 150+ speakers.
Treating haemophilia and eye disease with gene therapy
Katherine High (USA) will report today on an FDA approved gene therapy for a form of blindness, and on a clinical trial in people with haemophilia. [continue reading…]