Media Mentions 2016

January 2016

1/29/16 HSCI Executive Committee member Len Zon watched cancer spread from the first affected cells through a live animal. The research could change the way scientists understand melanoma and other cancers. 

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1/25/16 Collaborators at MIT created an encapsulation device that protects the stem-cell derived beta cells created in Doug Melton's lab from immune system attack in mice, bringing a treatment for diabetes one stem closer to the clinic.

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1/1/16 Three independent research groups, including one lead by HSCI Principal Faculty member Amy Wager, used gene-editing techniques to find a treatment for mice with Duchenne's muscular dystrophy. 

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