Fund advances research discoveries to real benefit for human health
Medicine by Design-funded team uses stem cells to grow functional blood vessel cells found in the liver
Discovery to provide insights into liver development and disease progression
Funded projects are investigating new approaches to treat amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, skeletal muscle injuries, stroke and Duchenne muscular dystrophy, and improve the success of blood stem cell transplants
Two multidisciplinary teams take different approaches to overcome compatibility hurdles.
Researchers from Peter Zandstra's lab have developed new technologies that clear key barriers to developing a renewable source of cells for therapies.