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Hitting the Bullseye on Cancer Stem Cells

Hitting the Bullseye on Cancer Stem Cells

A team of researchers led by Dr. Mick Bhatia has identified a unique feature of cancer stem cells that can be exploited to kill the deadly cells thought to be the reason that cancer comes back after therapy. [...]

Paige Collins

Paige Collins | Thursday, June 22, 2017


Tapping in to Pain

Tapping in to Pain

Featured on the cover of Cell Reports, an exciting Bhatia lab study describes how they have converted adult peripheral blood to cells of the nervous system. [...]

Paige Collins

Paige Collins | Thursday, May 21, 2015

Innovation: It Begins Right Here

Innovation: It Begins Right Here

A look at the culture of innovation here in Hamilton, and the role that the SCC-RI has to play. [...]

Paige Collins

Paige Collins | Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Top 10 Research Story of 2014

Top 10 Research Story of 2014

A discovery by Dr. Mick Bhatia is one of the Canadian Cancer Society’s Top 10 research stories. [...]

Paige Collins

Paige Collins | Friday, December 19, 2014

Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells: They're Not All Equal

Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells: They're Not All Equal

What do a seven tonne elephant and a minuscule human cell have in common? An impressive ability to retain memory. [...]

Paige Collins

Paige Collins | Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Finding the Best Stem Cells for Bone Marrow Transplants

Finding the Best Stem Cells for Bone Marrow Transplants

SCC-RI researchers have discovered that the stem cells located in bone ends may be better suited for use in bone marrow transplants than stem cells found in other bone regions. [...]

Paige Collins

Paige Collins | Thursday, August 1, 2013

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