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October 21, 2017   COLUMNS CONTRIBUTORS

Charlene Betourney

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Oct. 16 2017

New model for stroke could speed discovery

Researchers at the University of Georgia's Regenerative Bioscience Center have developed the first U.S. pig model for stroke treatments, which will provide essential preclinical data and speed the drug discovery process.

Sep. 25 2017

Regenerative Bioscience Center researchers develop hydrogel that repairs traumatic brain injuries

Researchers at the University of Georgia's Regenerative Bioscience Center have developed Brain Glue, a substance that could one day serve as a treatment for traumatic brain injuries, or TBIs.

Sep. 25 2017

University becomes major partner in research consortium

Steven Stice is leading researchers at the University of Georgia's Regenerative Bioscience Center in a newly funded research consortium designed to hasten the development of advanced cell therapies for a range of chronic diseases, including heart disease and cancer

Jun. 12 2017

RBC students present research at annual symposium

Thirty-eight presentations on topics ranging from brain disease and stroke to stem cell regeneration and equine muscle damage were addressed at the annual Regenerative Bioscience Center's Fellows symposium.

Mar. 27 2017

Stem cell treatment may restore vision to patients with damaged corneas

Researchers working as part of UGA's Regenerative Bioscience Center have developed a new way to identify and sort stem cells that may one day allow clinicians to restore vision to people with damaged corneas using the patient's own eye tissue. They published their findings in Biophysical Journal.

Feb. 6 2017

UGA joins initiative to advance biotech manufacturing in US

The University of Georgia is partnering in a biopharmaceutical innovation institute that aims to boost market production of cell-based therapies and develop a skilled workforce trained for the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry.

Nov. 7 2016

New Zika model may help provide quick answers

A newly published study from researchers working in collaboration with the Regenerative Bioscience Center at UGA demonstrates fetal death and brain damage in early chick embryos similar to microcephaly, a rare birth defect linked to the Zika virus, now alarming health experts worldwide.

Apr. 18 2016

Researchers track neural stem cells by coloring chicken eggs

An overwhelming number of researchers still struggle within the black hole of the effectiveness and safety of stem cell therapy for neurological diseases. While the complexity of understanding how neurons grow, connect and function has long been studied, it remains a mystery, one that graduate student Forrest Goodfellow in the UGA Regenerative Bioscience Center is helping unravel.

Jan. 19 2016

RBC faculty, students, staff attend World Stem Cell Summit in Atlanta

Nearly 75 faculty, students and staff affiliated with UGA's Regenerative Bioscience Center joined more than 1,000 attendees representing over 35 international scientific communities at the 11th annual World Stem Cell Summit 2015 in Atlanta last month.

Sep. 8 2015

Developing disease-resistant poultry may be solution for multiple virus issues

Poultry disease is an international issue, especially when there is an outbreak close to home. However, it's a particularly costly problem in developing countries.

Aug. 10 2015

RBC researchers identify unique marker on chromosomes in early embryo

Researchers in UGA's Regenerative Bioscience Center are visually capturing the first process of chromosome alignment and separation at the beginning of mouse development. The findings could lead to answers to questions concerning the mechanisms leading to birth defects and chromosome instability in cancer cells.

May. 18 2015

24 undergraduate Fellows present research at first RBC symposium

Nationally recognized scientists, researchers, faculty and students gathered at UGA April 22 for the inaugural undergraduate symposium hosted by the Regenerative Bioscience Center.

Mar. 30 2015

A new breed: RBC researcher works to save endangered Sumatran tiger

Franklin West doesn't want to save the world.

He just wants to save endangered animals, like the Sumatran tiger. 

Feb. 2 2015

New faculty members join RBC as center marks its 10th anniversary

Ten years ago with only a handful of researchers, UGA's Regenerative Bioscience Center made a commitment. 

Jul. 28 2014

Emory professor to discuss cellular therapies during July 30 lecture

The UGA Regenerative Bioscience Center will host a lecture by Emory University's Ian Copland July 30 at noon in Room 175 of the Paul D. Coverdell Center for Biomedical and Health Sciences. The lecture is part of the center's continuing support in building a stronger regenerative medicine community in Georgia.

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