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Coverage of the latest news and updates from ongoing clinical trials from various sources.

April 6, 2017

An international research team, led by scientists at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, has created the first cellular model of anorexia nervosa (AN), reprogramming induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) derived from adolescent females with the eating disorder.

April 6, 2017

Bioengineers at the University of California San Diego have discovered a protein that regulates the switch of embryonic stem cells from the least developed "naïve" state to the more developed "primed" state. This discovery sheds light on stem cell development at a molecular level.

April 4, 2017

Researchers have successfully grown stem cells from children with a devastating neurological disease to help explain how different genetic backgrounds can cause common symptoms.

April 4, 2017

Photodynamic detection and therapy has recently emerged as a promising approach for diagnosing and treating cancer.

March 29, 2017

Researchers have generated the first immortalized cell lines that allow more efficient manufacture of red blood cells. The team, from the University of Bristol and NHS Blood and Transplant, were able to manufacture red blood cells in a more efficient scale than was previously possible.

March 29, 2017

Researchers from the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) of the University of Luxembourg and an international team have identified an ingenious mechanism by which the body orchestrates the regeneration of red and white blood cells from progenitor cells.

March 27, 2017

Using a technique that avoids the use of high-dose chemotherapy and radiation in preparation for a stem cell transplant, physicians at the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System have documented the first cure of an adult patient with congenital dyserythropoietic anemia.

March 27, 2017

New clinical trial results show that stem cells can restore sufficient erectile function to allow previously impotent men to have spontaneous intercourse. This is the first time that stem cell therapy has produced patients who recovered sufficient erectile function to enable intercourse.

March 24, 2017

Cedars-Sinai investigators have identified a stem cell-regulating gene that affects tumor growth in patients with brain cancer and can strongly influence survival rates of patients.

March 24, 2017

Mesoblast Ltd., a producer of cell-based therapies based in Melbourne, Australia, recently released the results of two studies that it says show promise for its stem cell products in treating rheumatoid arthritis and chronic lower back pain.

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