Hicks et al discover novel markers enabling enrichment and transplantation of skeletal muscle cells from human pluripotent stem cells!

ncb cover 2_(c1+c2).JPG

Hicks et al. Nature Cell Biology 20, 46–57 (2017)

News and Views: Muscling toward therapy with ERBB3 and NGFR

https://stemcell.ucla.edu/news/ucla-researchers-create-skeletal-muscle-stem-cells

https://blog.cirm.ca.gov/2017/12/18/ucla-scientists-on-track-to-develop-a-stem-cell-replacement-therapy-for-duchenne-muscular-dystrophy/

http://newsroom.ucla.edu/releases/ucla-researchers-create-skeletal-muscle-from-stem-cells

A step forward in therapy for muscle-wasting disorders
ScienceDailyMyScience.orgMedical Xpressthe Stem CellarInnovation TorontoDotemiratesTechnology NetworksHealth News Digest and Lab Manager Magazinereported on UCLA researcher April Pyle’s successful creation of skeletal muscle from stem cells, a major step toward a stem cell replacement therapy for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy and other muscle-wasting disorders. Pyle is an associate professor of microbiology, immunology and molecular genetics in the UCLA College of Letters and Science and the David Geffen School of Medicine and a member of the UCLA Broad Stem Cell Research Center.