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Ebony Flowers named Choi Family Postdoctoral Fellow at USC Stem Cell

January 22nd, 2020|Comments Off on Ebony Flowers named Choi Family Postdoctoral Fellow at USC Stem Cell

Ebony Flowers (photo by Sergio Bianco) For Ebony Flowers, a postdoctoral fellow in the USC Stem Cell laboratory of Min Yu, doing science is ultimately about helping patients. “The fact that Min Yu’s [...]

Researchers discover how to reprogram cells, potentially unlocking new treatments

January 22nd, 2020|Comments Off on Researchers discover how to reprogram cells, potentially unlocking new treatments

USC scientists have found a solution to untangle twisty DNA, removing kinks so the molecules can be used to reprogram cells to advance regenerative medicine to treat disease. (Illustration/iStock) USC scientists have surmounted [...]

New study reveals why breast cancer spreads to the brain

January 22nd, 2020|Comments Off on New study reveals why breast cancer spreads to the brain

Development of brain metastasis is a complex process in which metastatic cells (green) overcome the protective effect of immune cells (red). (Image/Yu Lab, USC Stem Cell) Most cancers kill because tumor cells spread [...]

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