Lab-developed intestinal organoids form mature human tissue in mice

As seen in Science Daily October 19, 2014 Summary: Researchers have successfully transplanted ‘organoids’ of functioning human intestinal tissue grown from pluripotent stem cells in a lab dish into mice — creating an unprecedented model for studying diseases of the intestine. Scientists said that, through additional translational research, the findings could eventually lead to bi...

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Growing a blood vessel in a week

As seen in Science Daily – October 24, 2014 Summary: The technology for creating new tissues from stem cells has taken a giant leap forward. Three tablespoons of blood are all that is needed to grow a brand new blood vessel in just seven days. This is shown in a new study from Sahlgrenska Acadedmy […]

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Featured Team Members

  • Bryan Van Deun, Ed.D.

    Bryan J. Van Deun, Ed.D., spent 42 years in educational administration and nonprofit fundraising leadership positions in...

  • Dick Muller

    Born and raised in Algona, IA, Dick graduated from Bishop Garrigan High School and the University of Iowa in Iowa City. ...

  • Ken Knaus

    Ken Knaus is happily retired from 25+ years as a sales professional in healthcare. He spends much of his time working wi...

  • John Kellogg

    John Kellogg has practiced law for over 50 years. He is founder and partner of Kellogg and Palzer, P.C. He earned his Ba...

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The Nebraska Coalition for Ethical Research is a statewide advocate for biomedical research that promotes the life, dignity and rights of every human being at each developmental stage.

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