SPLITTING HAIRS

the official acorn blog

SPLITTING HAIRS


the official acorn blog

REGENERATIVE MEDICINE AND ALZHEIMER'S

How researchers are hoping regenerative medicine might help cure Alzheimer’s disease

Posted on acorn.me // SEPT 19 2019

Alzheimer’s is something that has touched loved ones in my own life. Many of us have a friend or family member touched by the horror and heartbreak of Alzheimer’s disease.

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MEET ACORN'S COFOUNDERS

Discover how they started Acorn Biolabs and what it means to them.

Posted on acorn.me // AUG 04 2019

We sat down with Acorn’s co-founders to learn about its origins and how these three science disruptors came together to create the world’s first non-invasive, affordable live cell collection and cryopreservation service.

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TELOMERES AND TIME

Here's what you need to know about your biological clock.

Posted on acorn.me // AUG 04 2019

Telomeres, those long stretches of repetitive sequences of DNA that act much like the protective aglets or plastic tips on the ends of shoelaces, have been identified as the single most indicative biomarker of aging. If you haven’t yet read our blog on telomeres, Telomeres and the ticking time of biology you can read it here.

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CELL THERAPY IN CANADA

Striking the right balance between regulation and innovation.

Posted on acorn.me // AUG 04 2019

When it comes to the development of new health technologies and drug treatments, we have to be patient. In fact, the stakes couldn't be higher as not taking the correct approach, with proper oversight at each step, could have dire consequences, including injury -- or even death. That’s why it can take years, even a decade, for new forms of medicine to be tested for safety and efficacy before they’re approved.

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