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Coverage of the latest news and updates from the field of stem cells.

May 29, 2019

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ (US), May 2019 — Targeting a key gene before birth could someday help lead to a treatment for Down syndrome by reversing abnormal embryonic brain development and impr

May 28, 2019

NEW YORK, NY (US), May 2019 — Researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have demonstrated that stem cells derived from the placenta known as Cdx2 cells can regenerate

May 24, 2019

NEW YORK, NY (US), May 2019 — Not all cells are destined for greatness.

May 24, 2019

CAMBRIDGE (UK), May 2019 — Researchers at the University of Cambridge have uncovered a specialized population of skin cells that coordinate tail regeneration in frogs.

May 20, 2019

MANNHEIM (DE), May 2019 — Scientists from the German Cancer Research Center (Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, DKFZ) and Mannheim University Medical Center (MUMC) have discovered that a certain group of cancer drugs, MEK inhibitors, activates the cancer-promoting Wnt signali

May 20, 2019

COPENHAGEN (DK), May 2019 — All cells in the fetal gut have the potential to develop into stem cells, a new study conducted at the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences at the University of Copenhagen concludes.

May 17, 2019

KYOTO (JP), May 2019 — The human body has powerful healing abilities. But treating brain disorders is no easy task, as brain cells — neurons — have limited ability to regenerate.

May 17, 2019

MADISON, WI (US), May 2019 — Cardiovascular disease is a major cause of death worldwide, and treating it isn’t easy.  The disease wreaks havoc on patients’ blood vessels and can require complex bypass surgery.

May 14, 2019

Baltimore, MD (US), May 2019 —Johns Hopkins University scientists report that adult cells reprogrammed to become primitive stem cells, called induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs), make tiny “cargo packets” able to deliver potentially restorative or repairing proteins, antibodie

May 14, 2019

LOS ANGELES, CA (US), May 2019 — How do bones heal, and how could they heal better?

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