Harvard researchers have created a system using human stem cells to screen for compounds that have the potential to turn white, or “bad,” fat cells into brown, or “good,” fat cells. Pictured are human pluripotent stem cell-derived fat cells. (Photo Credit Tim Ahfeldt/
Funds will help support pediatric leukemia work led by HSCI’s David Langenau, PhD
A Palmetto Bay, Florida, private school transformed its annual fishing tournament into a fundraiser for childhood cancer research at the Harvard Stem Cell Institute (HSCI). The event honored student Briana Vega, who passed away at twelve from leukemia.