• Tiny devices based on microfluidics set to revolutionize detection and treatment of cancer
    A new generation of pathology labs mounted on chips is set to revolutionize the detection and treatment of cancer by using devices as thin as a human hair to analyze bodily fluids.

  • Allergan and Editas Begin Recruiting for CRISPR/Cas9 Clinical Trial for LCA10
    Allergan, a global pharmaceutical company, and Editas Medicine, a developer of gene-editing therapies, have begun patient recruitment for a Phase 1/2 clinical trial for a CRISPR/Cas9 treatment for people with Leber congenital amaurosis 10 (LCA10). The treatment targets a specific mutation (c.2991+1655A>G in Intron 26) of the gene CEP290.

  • New cause of cell aging discovered
    The work, from Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science Nick Graham and his team in collaboration with Scott Fraser, Provost Professor of Biological Sciences and Biomedical Engineering, and Pin Wang, Zohrab A. Kaprielian Fellow in Engineering, was recently published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry.

  • Delivery system can make RNA vaccines more powerful
    Vaccines made from RNA hold great potential as a way to treat cancer or prevent a variety of infectious diseases. Many biotech companies are now working on such vaccines, and a few have gone into clinical trials.

  • New protein found in strongest spider web material
    A team of researchers affiliated with several institutions in the U.S. and Slovenia has found a previously unknown protein in the strongest known spider web material. In their paper published in the journal Communications Biology, the group describes their study of Darwins bark spider silk and the glands that produce it.

 

 

 

 

Vice-presidency News
Iran’s Top Science Official Vice President Sorena Sattari
Dr. Sorena Sattari is the Vice President of Science and Technology of the Islamic Republic of Iran. He was born in 1972 to a military family, and he has three younger sisters.
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Neighboring Countries Will Have Access to Iranian Laboratory Services
Manager of strategic technologies laboratory network introduced the neighboring countries of Iran as the new customers of Iranian laboratory services, stating: providing domestic laboratory services to neighboring countries of Iran will be facilitated.
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World News
Tiny devices based on microfluidics set to revolutionize detection and treatment of cancer
A new generation of pathology labs mounted on chips is set to revolutionize the detection and treatment of cancer by using devices as thin as a human hair to analyze bodily fluids.
 13:20 - 16/10/2019 - Comments : 0More >>
Allergan and Editas Begin Recruiting for CRISPR/Cas9 Clinical Trial for LCA10
Allergan, a global pharmaceutical company, and Editas Medicine, a developer of gene-editing therapies, have begun patient recruitment for a Phase 1/2 clinical trial for a CRISPR/Cas9 treatment for people with Leber congenital amaurosis 10 (LCA10). The treatment targets a specific mutation (c.2991+1655A>G in Intron 26) of the gene CEP290.
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Council News
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 >>
Stem Cells Technology Will Pave the Way for Activists in the Cardiovascular Field
“Stem cells, tissue engineering and regenerative medicine in cardiovascular system” is the title of a symposium held to provide the foundation for learning about and developing the updated activities of this field.
 12:53 - 18/08/2019 - Comments : 0More >>
National News
Celebrating World Marrow Donor Day in Iran
Celebration Ceremony of World Marrow Donor Day was held in Tehran with presence of Dr. Namaki, minister of health and medical education, Dr. Janbabaie, deputy minister of health, Dr. Hamidieh, secretary of the council for development of stem cell sciences and technologies, Dr. Shadnoush, head of transplantation and diseases management Center, Dr. Sayyad, secretary for Iranian National Stem Cell Donor Network (INSCDN) and number of donors and patients.
 16:14 - 02/10/2019 - Comments : 0More >>
HLA registry centers to be set up nationwide
HLA registry centers will be established in all provinces across the country, Health Minister Saeed Namaki has said. “Both stem cell transplant and medication are expensive, but with the support of insurance, we tried to reduce the prices for transplant recipients,” he added.
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