• Uncovering the early origins of Huntingtons disease
    With new findings, scientists may be poised to break a long impasse in research on Huntingtons disease, a fatal hereditary disorder for which there is currently no treatment.

  • Record-breaking gene edit disables 13,200 LINE-1 Transposons in a single cell
    An international team of researchers has succeeded in making 13,200 edits to a single cell—and the cell survived. In their paper uploaded to the bioRxiv preprint server, the team describes the edits they made, how they did it and why.

  • Stem Cells Could Prevent Tissue Damage Caused by Radiotherapy
    A new study in STEM CELLS Translational Medicine indicates mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) are a safe and innovative option to heal normal tissue following radiotherapy. Alain Chapel, Ph.D., and Annette Larsen, DVM, Ph.D., of the Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale (INSERM) in France led the team that conducted this research.

  • Defective glial cells can push neurons toward Parkinsons disease
    Researchers from the University of Barcelona have shown that defective versions of human brain cells called astrocytes are linked to the buildup of a toxic protein that is the hallmark of Parkinsons disease.

  • Forever young: study uncovers protein that keeps skin youthful
    Beauty might only be skin deep, but for those wondering how to keep that skin young, scientists may have found an answer in the form of a protein that encourages cell competition.

 

 

 

 

Vice-presidency News
“Turkey” Will Host Iranian Knowledge-based Companies
This January, Turkey will host the vice president for science and technology affairs of Iran and a business delegation. A delegation of knowledge-based companies that are active in different scientific and technological fields will travel to Turkey to introduce their capabilities.
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The trafficking of goods and currencies will be prevented by domestic and start-up practices
The vice president for science and technology affairs emphasized that combatting the smuggling of goods and currencies requires domestic methods, stating: the software, systems and establishments for combatting the smuggling of goods and currencies must be domestic in the country and based on domestic belongings, such as the abilities of knowledge-based companies and startups.
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World News
Uncovering the early origins of Huntingtons disease
With new findings, scientists may be poised to break a long impasse in research on Huntingtons disease, a fatal hereditary disorder for which there is currently no treatment.
 14:20 - 10/12/2019 - Comments : 0More >>
Record-breaking gene edit disables 13,200 LINE-1 Transposons in a single cell
An international team of researchers has succeeded in making 13,200 edits to a single cell—and the cell survived. In their paper uploaded to the bioRxiv preprint server, the team describes the edits they made, how they did it and why.
 15:26 - 07/12/2019 - Comments : 0More >>
Council News
Future-makers of stem cells will be trained at research centers
The challenges of student stem cells and regenerative medicine research centers of Alborz, Kerman, and Fars provinces were held in the presence of managers of education and research centers of provinces to develop the knowledge of stem cells in students and eliminate their problems.
 14:25 - 02/12/2019 - Comments : 0More >>
Support of projects in the field of stem cells is initiated
The call for supporting PhD dissertations in the field of stem cells and regenerative medicine is published to accelerate the pace of student activities in this area.
 13:26 - 22/09/2019 - Comments : 0More >>
National News
Iranian, Chinese Knowledge-Based Firms Sign 7 MoUs
Iran and China have signed seven cooperation agreements at the second business and technology meeting between the representatives of the two countries’ knowledge-based companies in the Chinese city of Shenzhen.
 09:24 - 16/11/2019 - Comments : 0More >>
University must become skill-based/ I’m proud of being brought up by both seminary, university/ We don’t favour quantity at the expense of quality/ Iran advanced in many sciences
President stated that increasing quantity without quality at universities is not favourable, adding, “Iranian universities must be turned into skill-based universities”.
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