Stem cell manipulation holds promise for age-related diseases

06/16/2008 | M.I.T. Technology Review

U.S. scientists working on aging mice were able to boost the development of muscle stem cells in older tissues by using RNA interference to inhibit the pathway of TGF-beta, a molecule that prevents muscle growth. The findings may pave the way for new treatments for diseases tied to aging, such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's, the researchers said.

View Full Article in:

M.I.T. Technology Review

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Senior Director Medical Affairs
Edwards Lifesciences
Irvine, CA
Senior Scientist - Cell Engineering Group
Pfizer
San Francisco, CA
Area Reimbursement Manager (CT, MA, MD, ME, NH, NJ, NY, PA, VT)
SI-BONE, INC
Multiple Locations, SL_Multiple Locations
Medical Director - Physician
Willamette Valley Community Health
Salem, OR
Medical Director - Physician
Willamette Valley Community Health
Salem, OR