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After Decades of Intense Research, Dr. Shahin Rafii and His Group Are Making Dramatic Advances in the Quest to Grow Human Blood Cells Outside the Body
Researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine have discovered an innovative method to make an unlimited supply of healthy blood cells from the readily available cells that line blood vessels.
A gene essential for making blood vessels in embryos can successfully transform amniotic cells into therapeutic blood vessel cells.
The tumor microenvironment can determine whether cancer cells become aggressive cancer stem cells that are resistant to treatment and cause cancers to come back after therapy.
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