• Google makes AI tool for precision medicine open source
    Google announced Monday an open source version of DeepVariant, the artificial intelligence tool that last year earned the highest accuracy rating at the precisionFDA’s Truth Challenge.

  • When the nose doesn’t know: Can loss of smell be repaired?
    Researchers at Tufts University School of Medicine, led by Dr. James E. Schwob, are examining the behavior of adult stem cells within the context of aging and, specifically, the sense of smell.

  • CAR-T firm Autolus bags $80 million in Series C financing
    Autolus, a London-based clinical-stage biotechnology company specialized in the development and commercialization of next-generation engineered T cell therapies, has announced that it has raised US$80 million (£59 million) in Series C financing.

  • BREAKTHROUGH PRIZE – “THE OSCARS OF SCIENCE” – CELEBRATES TOP ACHIEVEMENTS IN PHYSICS, LIFE SCIENCES & MATHEMATICS, AWARDS $22 MILLION IN PRIZES AT GALA TELEVISED CEREMONY IN SILICON VALLEY
    The Breakthrough Prize and sponsors Sergey Brin, Yuri and Julia Milner, Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan, Anne Wojcicki, and Pony Ma, will tonight announce the recipients of the 2018 Breakthrough Prizes, which recognize top achievements in Life Sciences, Fundamental Physics and Mathematics.

  • Novel harvesting method rapidly produces superior stem cells for transplantation
    A new method of harvesting stem cells for bone marrow transplantation - developed by a team of investigators from the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Cancer Center and the Harvard Stem Cell Institute - appears to accomplish two goals: making the donation process more convenient and less unpleasant for donors and providing cells that are superior to those acquired by current protocols. Results of the teams studies in animal models and humans will appear in the Jan. 11 issue of Cell and are being published online today.

 

 

 

Vice-presidency News
Mustafa prize can build a great mansion for Humanity, Now and the future
Sorena Sattari, the chairman of Mustafa prize Policy Making Council, delivered a speech in the 2017 Mustafa Prize ceremony.
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The Second Round of the Mustafa Prize Will Be Held on December 3rd 2017
The second round of the Mustafa Prize will be held in cooperation with the Vice-Presidency for science and technology affairs.
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World News
Google makes AI tool for precision medicine open source
Google announced Monday an open source version of DeepVariant, the artificial intelligence tool that last year earned the highest accuracy rating at the precisionFDA’s Truth Challenge.
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When the nose doesn’t know: Can loss of smell be repaired?
Researchers at Tufts University School of Medicine, led by Dr. James E. Schwob, are examining the behavior of adult stem cells within the context of aging and, specifically, the sense of smell.
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Council News
An Olympiad with Special Attention to Technology and Entrepreneurship of Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine
According to the public relations and information center of the Vice-Presidency for science and technology affairs, Amir Ali Hamidieh, secretary of council for Stem cell sciences and technologies, stated: the third Olympiad on stem cells and regenerative medicine is annually held since 2015 with the financial and spiritual support of council for Stem cell sciences and technologies and the national center for exceptional talents and young researchers as the Organizers of the event.
 12:55 - 18/11/2017 - Comments : 0More >>
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.
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National News
Interview with Dr. Hamideh Morravej, a researcher in dermatology and stem cell sciences
According to the Public Relations and International Affairs of the council for stem cell sciences and technologies, Dr. Hamideh Morravej, a researcher in dermatology and stem cell sciences participated in an interview.
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Some clinical studies of cell therapy performed by Iranian researchers in the field of Dermatology
According to the public relations and international affairs of the council for stem cell sciences and technologies, Dr. Mohammad Ali Nilforoush Zadeh, Associate Professor of Dermatology, a faculty member of Tehran University of Medical Sciences and head of the Dermatology and Stem Cell Research Center at Tehran University of Medical Sciences participated in an interview.
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