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Dr. Mick Bhatia is highlighted in a recent Science-Business eXchange article,
Tracing Cancer Stem Cells.
Dr. Mick Bhatia and team discover drug that destroys human cancer stem cells but not healthy ones
A team of SCC-RI scientists at McMaster University has discovered a drug, thioridazine, successfully kills cancer stem cells in the human while avoiding the toxic side-effects of conventional cancer treatments.
Stem cells know where they want to go: McMaster researchers
Human stem cells have the ability to become any cell type in the human body, but when it comes to their destination, they know where they want to go.
Province Awards Dr. Mick Bhatia $11.5 Million for Stem Cell Therapeutics Research
Through the Global Leadership Round in Genomics & Life Sciences (GL
), Ontario is contributing $11.5 million to support Dr. Mick Bhatia and his team of researchers at SCC-RI, who are developing stem cell-based therapies.
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