Media Mentions 2011

November 2011

11/28/11 HSCI Principal Faculty member Kevin Eggan gives talk for MND Australia on how stem cell research could lead to a cure for ALS.

11/24/11 Research showing the viability of neuron transplantation in mammals included collaboration with HSCI Executive Committee member Jeffrey Macklis.
Featured: Asian News International, Harvard Gazette, Medical News Today, New Scientist, Science Now

August 2011

8/26/11 For the first time, adult skin cells from patients with ALS are transformed into motor neurons by HSCI Principal Faculy member Kevin Eggan.
Featured: Harvard Gazette

May 2011

5/18/11 A Nature feature on the challenges of induced pluripotent stem cells quotes HSCI Principal Faculty member Alexander Meissner.

5/11/11 The Harvard Crimson reports on the Harvard Stem Cell Institute's growth.

April 2011

4/7/11 Research led by HSCI Principal Faculty member Richard T. Lee finds new use for c-kit+ stem cells to stimulate repair in heart tissue.
Featured: CIRM, Harvard Crimson, Harvard Gazette

March 2011

3/17/11 HSCI Executive Committee member Leonard Zon makes progress against melanoma with the discovery of a gene that hastens tumor growth and a potential therapeutic awaiting FDA approval, reports the Harvard Gazette.

January 2011

1/11/11 The Harvard Gazette lists the 15 Harvard faculty, including HSCI Principal Faculty members Stuart Orkin and Bjorn Olsen, named American Association for the Advancement of Science fellows.