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

May 7, 2019

KLOSTERNEUBURG (AT), May 2019 — If plants are injured, cells adjacent to the wound fill the gaps with their daughter cells.

May 3, 2019

BALTIMORE, MD (US), April 2019 — A subset of the stem cells in hair follicles have the potential to regenerate the coating that insulates neurons in mice, according to a study led by Thomas Hornyak, M.D., Ph.D., of the VA Maryland Health Care Sy

May 3, 2019

MATSUMOTO (JP), April 2019 — A team of Japanese researchers has for the first time demonstrated how to preserve frozen animal cells without a cryoprotectant agent (CPA), a substance that can protect biological material from freezing damage.

April 29, 2019

SINGAPORE, April 2019 — A study by Duke-NUS Medical School has found that members of the multiprotein “Integrator complex,” known for its role in gene regulation, are crucial for healthy brain development in fruit flies.

April 25, 2019

TORONTO, ONT (CA), April 2019 — Glioblastoma is one of the most devastating forms of cancer, with few existing treatment options. It is also a leading cause of cancer-related death in children and young adults.

April 25, 2019

TOKYO (JP), April 2019 — It takes a lot of connections to create human intelligence. Brain function depends on contacts between multiple regions within the brain.

April 22, 2019

MELBOURNE (AU), April 2019 — Embryonic stem cells (ESC) have the ability to self-renew and, being pluripotent, the potential to create almost any cell type in the body.

April 22, 2019

COPENHAGEN (DK), April 2019 — In the veins, stem cells constantly mature and develop into different blood cells that are necessary for the body to work properly.

April 22, 2019

CINCINNATI, OH (US), April 2019 — Cell-by-cell genetic analyses of developing brain tissues in neonatal mice and laboratory models of brain cancer allowed scientists to discover a molecular driver of the highly aggre

April 17, 2019

LONDON (UK), April 2019 — Cancers can make themselves harder for new immunotherapies to see by “changing their spots” — and switching off a key molecule on the surface of cells that is