Archive | December 2014

Stem Cell Scientist

Bhaskar Chanda: Stem Cell Scientist, Leader, Bio-Engineer from Bhaskar Chanda on Vimeo.

Bhaskar Chanda is a Project Manager and Associate Scientist at the McEwen Centre for Regenerative Medicine of the University Health Network (UHN). Take a peak at this short video to learn a little more about Bhaskar, his education, his work, and his approach to the work he does. He has studied in multiple countries such as India and Canada. Chanda’s work has been published in many top-tier scientific journals. Bhaskar Chanda is very passionate about his occupation.

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Tolerance Induction and Reversal of Diabetes in Mice Transplanted with Human Embryonic-Stem-Cell-Derived Pancreatic Endoderm

Bhaskar Chanda Stem Cell Szot et al. demonstrate that targeting T cell costimulatory pathways prevents rejection of xenogeneic human embryonic-stem-cell-derived pancreatic endoderm (hESC-PE) in mice and allogeneic hESC-PE in humanized mice. The approach enabled grafts to develop into islet-like structures capable of producing human insulin and maintaining normal blood glucose levels.

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