Lecture: Irving Weissman – Cancer Stem Cells: The origin of cancer

by Alexey Bersenev on October 4, 2009 · 0 comments

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Recent lecture of Irving Weissman focuses on possibilities of selective targeting of leukemic stem cell in human by manipulation of surface molecule – CD47.

Irving Weissman – Professor of Pathology and Developmental Biology at Stanford University and Director of the Stanford Comprehensive Cancer Center and Stanford Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine.

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also read:
How to train the immune system to kill cancer stem cells?
Cancer stem cells – how mouse model can change the conceptComplexity of cancer stem cells
Validity of the cancer stem cell concept under discussion

also watch:
Sean Morrison – Stem cell and cancer
Robert Weinberg – Cancer stem cells and malignant progression
Catriona Jamieson – The molecular evolution of leukemic stem cells
Irving Weissman – Stem Cells: Units in Regeneration, Cancer, and Natural Selection

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Connotea tags: cancer stem cell, CD47, Weissman IL

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