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ISSCR 2016: Translate Promise to Progress

San Francisico is gearing up for the ISSCR's Annual Meeting from June 22-25th. During the week, researchers and collaborators will meet to discuss breakthrough science, share best practices, and examine future fields of interest within stem cell research.

Dutch comic and 100-year anniversary celebrations

Het Hubrecht Instituut viert zijn 100-jarig bestaan deze maand, en de EuroStemCell-comic 'Hoop voorbij de hype' is nu ook in het Nederlands beschikbaar.

The Hubrecht Institute is celebrating 100 years this month, and EuroStemCell’s comic 'Hope Beyond Hype' is now available in Dutch.

ISSCR releases New Global Guidelines for Stem Cell Research

New global guidelines for stem cell research and translation outline best practices and demand rigor, oversight, and transparency. Guidance addresses key scientific, ethical, social, and policy challenges raised by new technologies and emerging areas of stem cell discovery and application.

Unlocking Nature’s Secrets for Building the Human Brain

Many people consider the human brain to be the most complex biological structure in the world. So that raises the question, is building the brain the most complex process in the world? It may well be, but researchers are making progress mimicking the earliest steps of building the brain in a lab dish.