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Bedford Research Foundation Open House Next Week!

The Bedford Research Foundation (BRF) is hosting two open houses Thursday, April 30 from 5:30 – 8:00 pm, and Saturday, May 2 from 4:00 – 6:00 pm for local residents and members of the biomedical, healthcare, and manufacturing industries. The event is open to the public and includes a short presentation by foundation director, Dr….

Ground breaking work with fellowship money

Bedford Research Foundation supports ground breaking work with fellowship money As the result of a generous benefactor, the Bedford Research Foundation has placed a fellow in Spain who is contributing significantly to understanding cellular programming and pluripotency in Stem Cells. Dr. Sebastian Canovas is a Principal Investigator researcher from the Program for Cell Therapy and Regenerative…

2014 Annual Appeal for Support

Dear Supporter, In 1996, the Bedford Research Foundation was formed in response to a need for specialized tests and services that were not available anywhere in the world. Today, we still provide these specialized tests and it has led us to a new model of funding: “The Foundation is a forward thinking institution that covers…

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Fall & Winter 2014 Stem Cell Research Update

Bedford Research Stem Cells Glow! Breakthroughs in understanding circadian rhythms in stem cells. Fall 2014: Bedford Research scientists are following up on their discovery that stem cells have a circadian rhythm that may need to be supported for optimum development in the laboratory. In the body, the daily pattern of light and dark controls many…

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Stem Cell Research – Science Update

Following up Bedford’s discovery that stem cells may be controlled by circadian rhythms. Bedford Research scientists discovered that stem cells may need circadian rhythm signals. This insight would make them analogous to several types of cells in the body, including some cancer cells. If true, new methods of cell culture need to be developed to…

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Dr. Ann Kiessling Devotes Full Time to Bedford Stem Cell Research Foundation

The Bedford Stem Cell Research Foundation has announced that Dr. Ann Kiessling, its award-winning founder and executive director, is stepping down from the Harvard Medical School faculty after 27 years to devote her full attention to the stem cell research and other initiatives of the Foundation. “My nearly three decades at Harvard have been wonderful,…

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