Sean Morrison Laboratory, the Hamon Laboratory for Stem Cell and Cancer Biology

In the News

September 2015

Sept. 23, 2015 — A team of scientists at the Children’s Research Institute at UT Southwestern (CRI) has become the first to use a tissue-clearing technique to localize a rare stem cell population, in the process cracking open a black box containing detailed information about where blood-forming stem cells are located and how they are maintained.

The findings, published in Nature, provide a significant advance toward understanding the microenvironment in which stem cells reside within the bone marrow.

Watch the video below, and read the news release.