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Featured Photo: hiPSC-Derived Cardiomyocytes

Featured Photo: hiPSC-Derived Cardiomyocytes | iBB | Scoop.it
Description: Culture of hiPSC-derived cardiomyocytes expressing Cardiac Troponin T (green) and N-Cadherin (red) featured photo by Tiago Dias, Copyright SCERG-iBB 2016. 

Context: SCERG researchers led by Joaquim Cabral, Margarida Diogo and Tiago Fernandes are establishing new methodologies for cardiac differentiation of human induced pluripotent stem cells (hiPSC). The work is being performed in the context of iBB’s Strategic Area 1: Stem Cell Engineering.
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iBB Strategic Area 1: Stem Cell Engineering

iBB Strategic Area 1: Stem Cell Engineering | iBB | Scoop.it
Challenge: Can we improve the bioprocessing of human stem cells and their derivatives to streamline applications in Cell Therapies, Regenerative Medicine and Toxicology/Pharmacological testing? 

Strategic Goal: To develop innovative engineering approaches to speed the translation of emerging stem cell science discoveries, tools and technologies into cellular and molecular therapies with significant impact on healthcare innovation and patient lifes.

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Featured Photo: hiPSC-Derived Astrocytes and Neurons

Featured Photo: hiPSC-Derived Astrocytes and Neurons | iBB | Scoop.it
Description: Culture of hiPSC-derived astrocytes (green) and neurons (red), featured photo by Cláudia Miranda, Copyright BERG-iBB 2016.

Context: BERG researchers led by Joaquim Cabral, Margarida Diogo and Tiago Fernandes are developing new methodologies for neural differentiation of human induced pluripotent stem cells (hiPSC). The work is being performed in the context of iBB’s Strategic Area 1: Stem Cell Engineering.
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