February 12, 2014
A video series illustrating the science of stem cells has won honourable mention in the 2013 International Science and Engineering Visualization Challenge.
December 18, 2012 - by Tim Kieffer, Head, Diabetes Research Group
The discovery of new sources of stem cells may herald the end of insulin injections.
Media Release | June 27, 2012
University of British Columbia scientists, in collaboration with an industry partner, have successfully reversed diabetes in mice using stem cells, paving the way for a breakthrough treatment for a disease that affects nearly one in four Canadians.
Media Release | September 15, 2011
A group led by a University of British Columbia and Vancouver Coastal Health scientist has discovered a type of spinal cord cell that could function as a stem cell, with the ability to regenerate portions of the central nervous system in people with spinal cord injuries, multiple sclerosis or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (Lou Gehrig’s disease).