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Looking into the future: A stem cell development to cure blindness, plus a playlist of visionary talksLooking into the future: A stem cell development to cure blindness, plus a playlist of visionary talks

Posted By Emmie Le Marchand

Scientists in London have achieved a significant breakthrough on the road to curing blindness this week. Certain kinds of blindness are caused when photoreceptors — the cells in the retina that react with light and send an electrical signal to the brain — die off. Researchers at Moorfields Eye Hospital and University College London have, […]

Health

10 talks on the future of stem cell medicine10 talks on the future of stem cell medicine

Posted By Kate Torgovnick May

Will the next generation think about diseases like Alzheimer’s and diabetes the way we think about polio and the whooping cough? Susan Solomon, the co-founder of the New York Stem Cell Foundation (NYSCF), certainly hopes so. In this fascinating talk from TEDGlobal 2012, Solomon delves into the foundation’s work on research with stem cells, which […]

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Announced at TEDGlobal 2012: A novel array for stem cell researchAnnounced at TEDGlobal 2012: A novel array for stem cell research

Posted By Ben Lillie

“We have something that will radically save the pharmaceutical industry,” says Susan Solomon in an interview on the social floor of TEDGlobal 2012, in Edinburg, Scotland. Solomon is the founder and CEO of the New York Stem Cell Foundation. She spoke with the TED Blog about the NYSCF’s new array of automatically created stem-cell lines, which […]