NEWS & MEDIA

The use of genetic reporters for Sox2 activation to track cancer stem cells, published recently in Frontiers Oncology by the team of StemTek, is presented in the science radio show “El Laboratorio de JAL” (RNE-5), conducted by Jose Antonio López Guerrero, Director of the Science Culture Chair at the CBMSO. The audio (spanish) can be heard here.
As a researcher in the field of cancer, you never end learning about this changing and dark enemy. We are always looking forward to unraveling the complexity that underlies every component involved in the initiation, development and evolution of the tumor. We know there is no “cure for cancer”, meaning unilateral cure. Scientists who live trying to defeat it can be compared to The Musketeers, “all for one and one for all”. All against the same enemy which is indeed ...
Contributed by Luciano Vellón, PhD Investigador Adjunto CONICET Laboratorio de Células Madre/Stem Cells Lab. Instituto de Biología y Medicina Experimental (Ibyme)-CONICET Vuelta de Obligado 2490, C.A.B.A, Argentina Teléfono/Phone: +54 11 47832869 Int/Ext 261 e-mail: luciano.vellon@ibyme.conicet.gov.ar, lvellon73@gmail.com   One of the main barriers for the development of cancer stem cells-targeted therapies is the...

Happy New Year from the StemTek team

Bilbao, Spain - December 30, 2015

From StemTek Therapeutics we want to send a big Happy New Year to all the patients and families that are fighting against cancer in these emotive days. We remember those that unfortunately will not be around in 2016, this is for you! We restlessly continue our fight and our commitment to beat cancer, we are here for you, StemTek is open for Christmas!! Happy 2016!!!   Desde StemTek queremos felicitar el nuevo año muy especialmente a tod@s los que de alguna manera se e...

The Cancer “Queen” Cell

Bilbao, Spain - December 21, 2015

“Most people (about 80 percent according to one survey) try to control fire ants by treating individual mounds. Mound treatments are expensive, up to $2 or more per mound, and require lots of time and labor if you have much land to treat. You can easily use too much insecticide, which may lead to environmental contamination if rain washes the insecticide into lakes and streams. To be effective, the mound treatment must kill the queen(s). Otherwise, the colony will survive. Some nests ma...
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