Cell Reports study
Dr Katrin Ottersbach: "Our findings reveal the first changes that take place in blood development caused by the MLL-AF4 mutation during a pre-cancerous state."
MRC funding to improve iPS technology
Dr Abdenour Soufi awarded £1.8M for novel synthetic factors to improve iPS technology.
Stem Cells Transl Med
New study shows a potential future treatment for paracetamol overdose and that stem cell derived liver cells can act as a good model of drug toxicity in the liver.
Three key molecules, Sonic Hedgehog, Stem Cell factor and Noggin, interact together to generate blood stem cells in the embryo. Prof Medvinsky: "This brings us one step closer to making them in the lab for treatments".