• Single-Dose Gene-Replacement Therapy for Spinal Muscular Atrophy
    Spinal muscular atrophy type 1 (SMA1) is a progressive, monogenic motor neuron disease with an onset during infancy that results in failure to achieve motor milestones and in death or the need for mechanical ventilation by 2 years of age

  • Cell-laden composite suture threads for repairing damaged tendons
    Tendons have limited regenerative capacity due to their low cellularity and hypovascular nature, which results in poor clinical outcomes of presently used therapies.

  • Transplantation of wild-type mouse hematopoietic stem and progenitor cells ameliorates deficits in a mouse model of Friedreich’s ataxia
    Friedreich’s ataxia (FRDA) is an incurable autosomal recessive neurodegenerative disease caused by reduced expression of the mitochondrial protein frataxin due to an intronic GAA-repeat expansion in the FXN gene.

  • Japan faces new competition in the race for regenerative medicine
    Masaya Nakamura can pinpoint the moment when he decided to dedicate his life to researching and treating spinal cord injuries.

  • Inner ear stem cells may someday restore hearing
    Inner ear stem cells can be converted to auditory neurons that could reverse deafness, but the process can also make those cells divide too quickly, posing a cancer risk, according to a study led by Rutgers University-New Brunswick scientists.

 

 

 

Vice-presidency News
President Rouhani Appointed Dr Sorena Sattari as Vice-President for Science and Technology
According to Article 124 of the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Iran and based on your commitment and experience, you are being appointed as "Vice-President for Science and Technology".
 11:57 - 17/08/2017 - Comments : 0More >>
Vatani Expressed:
Significant Participation of Students in Festival of Stem Cells Promises a Bright Future for this Field of Science.
Ali Vatani, deputy of technology development of the Vice-Presidency for science and technology affairs, visited the booths of knowledge-based companies and student section of the festival. He stated about the festival: various councils are active in the Vice-Presidency for science and technology affairs, including council for stem cells science and technologies, which has received the highest attention and investment since its establishment.
 10:27 - 23/07/2017 - Comments : 0More >>
World News
Outcomes of Unrelated Donor Stem Cell Transplant with Post-Transplant Cyclophosphamide for Graft- Versus-Host Disease Prophylaxis in Patients with Severe Sickle Cell Disease.
Unrelated donor (URD) hematopoietic cell transplants (HCT) in children with sickle cell disease (SCD) is associated with a high incidence of rejection and graft versus host disease
 15:02 - 14/11/2017 - Comments : 0More >>
Single-Dose Gene-Replacement Therapy for Spinal Muscular Atrophy
Spinal muscular atrophy type 1 (SMA1) is a progressive, monogenic motor neuron disease with an onset during infancy that results in failure to achieve motor milestones and in death or the need for mechanical ventilation by 2 years of age
 14:42 - 14/11/2017 - Comments : 0More >>
Council News
The Most Important Event in the Field of Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine Is Ended.
Amir Ali Hamidieh, secretary of council for stem cells science and technologies, expressed the warm welcome of the festival at the closing ceremony of the event, stating: given the warm welcome by the participants, registration for the event ended two weeks before festival beginning due to the great number of referrals. In total, three thousand individuals participated in the second round of this festival.
 10:31 - 23/07/2017 - Comments : 0More >>
Along with Holding the Second National Festival and International Congress of Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine;
Non-resident Iranian Experts Visited Pardis Technology Park of Science and Technology at the Vice-Presidency for Science and Technology Affairs.
According to the public relations and information center of the Vice-Presidency for science and technology affairs, in line with initiation of cooperation between non-resident Iranian experts and science and technology centers of the country and defining the method of this cooperation and knowledge-based businesses, council for stem cells science and technologies held a brainstorming meeting in the presence of non-resident scientists and researchers at Pardis technology park. After the meeting, the technological achievements in the field of stem cells were visited by non-resident Iranian experts.
 09:22 - 23/07/2017 - Comments : 0More >>
National News
Secretary General of the Second National Festival and International Congress on Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine:
The Festival of Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Is the Biggest Meeting of Activist in this Field of Science
In the field of modern sciences, Iran has an reasonable development which in the field of stem cells, nanotechnology and nuclear energy these developments are more significant and good future for these technologies are imaginable in Iran.
 11:26 - 17/04/2017 - Comments : 0More >>
Dr. Hamidieh:
Cell Processing and Basic Research Centers Should Be Close to Equipped Hospitals
Cell processing and basic research centers should be close to equipped hospitals in order to use research achievements in the field of stem cells and regenerative medicine and all research centers across the country should be taken it into consideration.
 14:46 - 15/03/2017 - Comments : 0More >>