1. The Promise of Immuno-Oncology in Treating CLL


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    Could a CLL patient's own immune system be sparked to fight the disease? Research into treating CLL with immunotherapy--or immuno-oncology-- is currently underway and creating buzz. Dr. Thomas Kipps, a leading CLL researcher, discusses immuno-oncology therapies in development, how they work and why he finds the research "truly exciting."

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    • Might CLL One Day Be Eradicated?


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      Could CLL one day be eradicated outright? CLL expert Dr. Thomas Kipps, from the UC San Diego Moores Cancer Center, discusses developing treatment approaches and shares his hope to turn cancer into "a much more benign condition."

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      • ASH 2014 Coverage: An ABT-199 Update


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        Research of ABT-199, an oral Bcl-2 inhibitor, continues to evolve and create buzz as a possible CLL treatment. CLL expert Dr. Constantine Tam, at the 2014 American Society of Hematology (ASH) meeting, shares an update on the drug's progress in early trials. Dr. Tam explains its promise in treating patients who have not had success with other therapies—as well as in patients with 17p deletion—with some people achieving complete remission.

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        • ABC News for Dr. Nathan Newman.mp4


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          The power of adult human stemcell. growth factor and cell regenerating.

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          • Dr. Kobinia Explained Stem Cell Therapy in Group Vienna | PlacidWay Austria


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            http://www.placidway.com/profile/1755/Stem-Cell-Therapy-Group-Vienna What are stem cells now? Dr. Kobinia from StemCell Therapy Group Vienna, Austria explains what they mean to us now, and what the stem cell therapy will be like in just a few years. For more information about the Stem Cell Therapy call us at +1.303.500.3821 or send an e-mail at info@placidway.com Follow Us: Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/Placidway Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/placidway Google+: https://plus.google.com/u/0/+Placidway/ Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/placidway/

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            • SCS-Dott-Good


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              View Dott's compelling transformations via the Stem Cell Stimulator that is a Nemenhah Sacred Sacrament.

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              • What is a retinal stem cell? Narrated by Dr. Derek van der Kooy


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                The study of retinal stem cells holds great promise for the treatment of diseases of the eye. The two most prominent areas of this research involve: 1) Understanding how to change retinal stem cells isolated from the eye into the various different cell types it contains. It is thought that one day we may be able to expand retinal stem cells in the lab and produce sufficient quantities of mature retinal cells (e.g. rods and cones) for transplantation after injury. 2) Using retinal stem cells as a model to identify novel pharmaceutical compounds that enhance their ability to divide and differentiate into mature cells. Such compounds could be used to enhance the limited regenerative capacity of the eye, and treat ocular disease without the use of cell transplantation. FURTHER INFORMATION Research fact sheet - Stem Cell Therapy (Foundation for Fighting Blindness) - http://www.ffb.ca/patient_resources/factsheets/stem_cells.html Derek van der Kooy (University of Toronto) - http://tdccbr.med.utoronto.ca/members/derek_van_der_kooy.html The eye and stem cells: the path to treating blindness (EuroStemCell) - http://www.eurostemcell.org/factsheet/eye-and-stem-cells-path-treating-blindness SCRIPT Our eyes are the gateway to our most vivid impressions of the world around us. Light passes through the cornea and lens, and is detected by the light sensitive tissue at the back of the eye: the retina. From here, visual signals are transmitted to the brain. Photoreceptors are the specialized cells of the retina that detect light. Most of the time, this system works well. However injury or disease can kill these photoreceptors, leading to impaired vision and blindness. Retinal stem cells build all the different cells in the retina during development, but stop dividing after we’re born. Unlike many of our other tissues, the retina does not regenerate itself after injury and, for reasons we do not fully understand, retinal stem cells only create new photoreceptors when grown in plastic dishes in the lab. Scientists are now studying new drugs capable of activating retinal stem cells to help the eye heal itself from the inside. CREDITS Narration by: Dr. Derek van der Kooy Written & Directed by: Ben Paylor & Mike Long Produced by: Infoshots - infoshots.ca Animation by: David Murawsky - davidmurawsky.com/ Sound by: James Wallace - imdb.com/name/nm0908691/ Funding by: Stem Cell Network and Canadian Stem Cell Foundation

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                • 2014 Faith & Science Conference - Paige Erickson/Russell Fail - A Kantian Response to the Embryonic Stem Cell Research Debate


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                  From the 2014 Faith & Science Conference, Paige Erickson and Russell Fail engage in a philosophical discussion that argues the logical superiority of a Kantian approach to the ethical debates surrounding embryonic stem cell research.

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                  • Can breast cancer be stopped by targeting the stem cells?


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                    Many varieties of cancer, including breast cancer, begin inside stem cells, Texas A&M University researchers Weston Porter and Clinton Allred say. By understanding how stem cells regulate their own growth, researchers may develop a method that shuts down out-of-control cells, and keep tumors from spreading. This approach could even prevent cancer all together. By combining traditional therapy that shrinks tumors with new therapies that target malfunctions within stem cells, medicine may manage cancer far more effectively in the near future.

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                    • 2014 NYSCF Stem Cell Heroes


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                      2014 NYSCF STEM CELL HEROES: Anne & Vincent Mai Sabrina Bertucci Rich Rundle

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