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

July 8, 2019

ATLANTA, GA (US), July 2019 — Stem cell stimulation shows promise as a potential noninvasive stroke treatment, according to research in mice published in JNeurosci. If extended to humans, this technique could greatly improve patients' quality of life.

July 8, 2019

BRISTOL (UK), July 2019 — In a world first, scientists have found a new way to direct stem cells to heart tissue.

July 5, 2019

CHICAGO, IL (US), June 2019 — Fleeting differences in gene expression between individuals that occur at different points in time during cell development may have consequences on the ultimate risk for disease in mature tissues and cell types.

July 5, 2019

CINCINNATI, OH (US), June 2019 — Researchers suggest a possible cell-based therapy to stimulate lung development in fragile premature infants who suffer from a rare condition called bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD), which in the most severe cases can lead to lifelong breathing pr

July 1, 2019

SAN DIEGO, CA (US), June 2019 — Scientists from Sanford Burnham Prebys have created natural-looking hair that grows through the skin using human induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs).

July 1, 2019

LAUSANNE (CH), June 2019 — Scientists at the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) Institute of Bioengineering have simulated aspects of embryo formation in vitro starting from embryonic stem cells.

June 27, 2019

DAEGU, KR, June 2019 — A scaffold microrobot for stem cell delivery and transplantation has been developed by an international team of researchers, including those led by Hongsoo Choi at Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology’s (DGIST) Department of Robotics Engineer

June 27, 2019

CHICAGO, IL (US), June 2019 — Engineered tissues and organs have been grown with various degrees of success in labs for many years.

June 24, 2019

STANFORD, CA (US), June 2019 — A combination of six antibodies can successfully prepare mice to accept blood and immune stem cells from an immunologically mismatched donor, according to a study by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine.

June 24, 2019

 OAKLAND, CA (US), June 2019 — The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) has approved a grant of almost $12 million to Stephanie Cherqui, Ph.D., at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) to conduct a clinical trial for treatment of cystinosis.

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