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

December 12, 2018

IOWA CITY, IA (US), December 2018 — A new study presents a novel approach for the creation of induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) without the need to use viruses and, more importantly, the standard oncogenes (canc

December 10, 2018

BOSTON, MA (US), December 2018 — The placenta offers an abundant source of placenta-derived mesenchymal stem cells (pMSCs), which a new study has shown can readily form cell sheets that could be implanted in children

December 10, 2018

STANFORD, CA (US), 2018 — More than half of cancer survivors suffer from cognitive impairment from chemotherapy that lingers for months or years after the cancer is gone.

December 3, 2018

NEW YORK, NY (US), December 2018 — The human intestine may provide up to 10 percent of blood cells in circulation from its own reservoir of blood-forming stem cells, a surprising new study from researchers at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Su

December 3, 2018

TEL AVIV, (ISR), December 2018 — In a new study, Tel Aviv University researchers reveal how they invented the first fully personalized tissue implant, engineered from a patient's own materials and cells.

November 29, 2018

WAKE FOREST, NC (US), November 2018 — A method for large-scale production of extracellular vesicles enriched with specific microRNAs (miRNAs) has been developed in the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medi

November 29, 2018

BEIJING, (PRC), November 2018 — Hematopoietic stem and progenitor cells (HSPCs) give rise to all blood lineages that support people's life. HSPCs, like seeds, need a suitable microenvironment to maintain their function.

November 29, 2018

KYOTO, (JP), November 2018 — If you want to build an organ, such as for transplant, you need to think in 3D.

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