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

April 17, 2019

HAMILTON, ONT (CA), April 2019 — A team of McMaster University researchers has discovered a unique subset of cells within human stem cells that appear to signal how the surrounding cells will develop and grow.

April 12, 2019

TAMPA, FL (US), April 2019 — Transplantation of human bone marrow-derived endothelial progenitor cells (EPCs) into mice mimicking symptoms of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) helped more motor neurons survive

April 12, 2019

PITTSBURGH, , A (US), April 2019 — In a first on the quest to cure HIV, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health scientists report in EBioMedici

April 8, 2019

Newcastle (UK), April 2019 — New research reveals a potential revolutionary way to treat eye injuries and prevent blindness — by softening the tissue hosting the stem cells,

April 8, 2019

SAN DIEGO, CA (US), April 2019 — For some cancers, initial treatment with chemotherapy brings positive but only temporary results: Tumors shrink, but then rebound as t

April 4, 2019

BOSTON, MA (US), March 2019 — Encapsulating human stem cell-derived beta cells in microcapsules made with a protein that repels key immune cells restored glucose metabolism in diabetic mice and protected the cells fr

April 4, 2019

BOSTON, MA (US), March 2019 —A team of researchers at Tufts University School of Medicine developed a method to grow and maintain olfactory stem cells in culture, which can then be used to restore tissue in the nose.

April 1, 2019

BETHESDA, MD (US), March 2019 — A new study led by scientists in the Center for Cancer Research (CCR) at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) sheds light on one way that tumors may continue to grow despite the presenc

April 1, 2019

CAMBRIDGE, MA (US), March 2019 — Cells that line the intestinal tract are replaced every few days, a high rate of turnover that relies on a healthy population of intestinal stem cells.

March 29, 2019

NEW YORK, NY (US), March 2019 — Increases in chronic inflammation — not the passage of time — is the main reason why injured bones do not heal as well with age.

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