• 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.

  • Scientists Restore Some Function In The Brains Of Dead Pigs
    The brains of dead pigs have been somewhat revived by scientists hours after the animals were killed in a slaughterhouse.

  • Essential amino acid in humans, methionine, controls cell growth programs
    A recent study from the Laxman lab elucidates how a small metabolite and amino acid, methionine, acts as a growth signal for cells by setting into motion a metabolic program for cell proliferation.

  • Scientists print first 3D heart using a patient’s own cells
    Researchers managed to successfully print the first ever 3D heart that uses cells and biological materials from a patient. The medical breakthrough, which was published today in Advanced Science, managed to produce an entire heart, complete with cells, blood vessels, ventricles and chambers a marked improvement over previous attempts that only printed simple tissues without vessels.

  • FDA Clears the IND for UCARTCS1, the First Allogeneic CAR-T to Treat Multiple Myeloma Patients
    UCARTCS1 is based on a tailored manufacturing process developed by Cellectis, which removes both the CS1 antigen and TCR from the T-cell surface using TALEN® gene editing technology, before adding the CS1 CAR construct.

 

 

 

Vice-presidency News
"Technology and Innovation Ecosystem" is a bud for scenting the time of Iran and Iranians
The Vice President of Science and Technology, in a congratulatory message on the beginning of 1398, emphasized: "Technology and Innovation Ecosystem" is a bud for scenting the time of Iran and Iranians. The ecosystem brings life to all our regions and is full of pure achievements.
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The specialized accelerator of PersisGene is opened in Shiraz
According to the public relations and information center of the Vice-Presidency for science and technology affairs, Sorena Sattari, the vice president for science and technology affairs, inaugurated the specialized accelerator of PersisGene in Shiraz (area of 10 hectares) with the support of the private sector.
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World News
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.
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Scientists Restore Some Function In The Brains Of Dead Pigs
The brains of dead pigs have been somewhat revived by scientists hours after the animals were killed in a slaughterhouse.
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Council News
A symposium for use of stem cells in treatment of neonatal diseases
The scientific secretary of “symposium on use of stem cells in treatment of neonatal diseases” regarded the objective of the event to be evaluating the practical approaches in implementation, presenting new services in this field, and designing and performing applied research to provide services to relevant groups.
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Iran’s Movement toward Developing Stem Cells along with the World
Secretary of the third national festival and international congress on stem cells and regenerative medicine said: Iran has moved in cellular sciences and regenerative medicine along with the world so that it has ranked first in the region and 14th in world in stem cells.
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National News
President felicitates Nowruz 1398 to heads of regional states
President Rouhani sent separate messages to heads of Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Pakistan, Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan, Armenia, Turkey, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Iraq and Uzbekistan to congratulate Nowruz 1398 to them.
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“Boosting Production” is the pivotal issue of the new year: Imam Khamenei
The following is the full text of the message issued on March 21, 2019, by Ayatollah Khamenei—the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution—on the occasion of Nowruz, the Persian New Year.
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