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Brief reviews of recently published articles, organized by stem cell type.

July 3, 2017 | ESCs/iPSCs

A study exploring DNA methylation processes has uncovered an exciting new means to edit the epigenome in pluripotent stem cells

July 3, 2017 | Mesenchymal Stem Cells

A new study describes how Neo Islets composed of mesenchymal stem cells and allogeneic islet cells may be the future of type I diabetes treatment

June 26, 2017 | ESCs/iPSCs

A new means to generate Down Syndrome specific iPSCs may lead to enhanced cell-based treatments for associated pathologies and a deeper understanding of disease development

June 26, 2017 | Mesenchymal Stem Cells

New research indicates that adipogenic differentiation of mesenchymal stem cells alters their immunomodulatory capabilities, with consequences for inflammatory disorders

June 18, 2017 | Haematopoetic Stem Cells

Researchers investigate the role of the Smarca5 chromatin remodelling factor in hematopoiesis using a new conditional knockout animal model

June 18, 2017 | Aging

Researchers assessing the rejuvenating potential of human cord blood uncover a key role for the Tissue inhibitor of metalloproteinases 2 (TIMP2) protein

June 11, 2017 | Neural Stem Cells

A new study describes a new quantitative tool to assess the fate of NSCs and their anti-tumor cargo in a mouse model of brain cancer

June 11, 2017 | Haematopoetic Stem Cells

RNA-based analysis suggests the existence of additional blood immune cells not identified by the expression of surface markers or morphology

June 4, 2017 | Neural Stem Cells

A new study highlights the mechanisms by which heart failure leads to memory loss and in doing so, may have found a means to reduce this significant comorbidity

June 4, 2017 | ESCs/iPSCs

Researchers describe a new chemical cocktail that enables pluripotent stem cells to form embryonic and extraembryonic tissues