Blocking inflammation receptor kills breast cancer stem cells, study finds

Scientists at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center have uncovered an important link between inflammation and breast cancer stem cells that suggests a new way to target cells that are resistant to current treatments.

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World Stem Cell Summit Cited in “Randal Charlton-2009 Newsmaker of the Year,”

Randal Charlton will have a hard time topping 2009. The big news for Charlton, the executive director of Detroit’s TechTown, the technology park and business incubator affiliated with Wayne State University, came in October when the World Stem Cell Summit announced its sixth annual meeting would be in Detroit this Oct. 4-6. The summit brings […]

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Work on stem cells in Michigan raises many hopes, questions

In a sprawling lab packed with beakers, test tubes, microscopes and constantly bustling doctors and lab technicians, tiny gray splotches may hold the secrets to saving lives — and Michigan’s economy.

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