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In a medical first, scientists at the Gladstone Institutes and the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) have transformed human skin cells into mature, fully functioning liver cells.
For some years now researchers have been able to take stem cells and turn them into heart muscle cells that actually beat in time with each other. Now CIRM-funded researchers at the Gladstone Institutes have come up with a way to create those same kinds of cells in a more efficient and, importantly, more complete way.
Gladstone stem cell scientist Sheng Ding, PhD, weighs in on the controversy surrounding the STAP method of generating stem cells.
Scientists believe they may have moved a step closer to a cure for the type of diabetes that develops in childhood and usually leads to a lifetime of insulin injections.
Scientists at Gladstone Institutes in San Francisco have provided hope for a treatment for type 1 diabetes by developing a technique to reprogram skin cells into insulin-producing beta cells.
In a potential breakthrough for the treatment of type 1 diabetes, researchers have successfully turned mouse skin cells into insulin-producing beta cells.
Could a cure for type 1 diabetes be in sight? Scientists discover how to turn ordinary skin cells into those that produce insulin
A diabetes cure could be in sight after scientists transformed ordinary skin cells into pancreatic cells producing insulin.
Gladstone Investigators Shinya Yamanaka and Sheng Ding weigh in on findings tha an external stressor, such as low pH or a mechanical squeeze, can send differentiated mouse cells back to a pluripotent state.
Gladstone Investigator Sheng Ding weighs in on a surprising study finding that a simple acid bath might turn cells in the body into stem cells that could one day be used for tissue repair and other medical treatments.