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

August 14, 2017

Researches are one step closer to curing diabetes by making insulin-producing cells from skin cells. A team at the University of Bergen (Norway) has transformed skin puncture cells from diabetes patients into insulin producing cells, using stem cell techniques.

August 9, 2017

A research team at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) has created a new protein-based, stimuli-responsive smart hydrogel that could open doors for future material biology and biomedical applications.

August 7, 2017

Scientists have successfully regenerated cells in the retina of adult mice at the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle. Their results raise the hope that someday it may be possible to repair retinas damaged by trauma, glaucoma and other eye diseases.

August 7, 2017

A research team from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine and North Carolina State University (NCSU) has developed promising research toward a possible stem cell treatment for several lung conditions, such as idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), chronic obstructive pulmonary diseas

August 2, 2017

Using the gene editing technology CRISPR, scientists have shed light on a rare, sometimes fatal syndrome that causes children to gradually lose the ability to manufacture vital blood cells.

August 2, 2017

Scientists have found a new way to protect stem cells from harsh inflammation during wound repair.

July 31, 2017

A multidisciplinary team of researchers from the University of Southern California (USC) Roski Eye Institute, Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) and USC Viterbi School of Engineering, used stem cell-derived retinal organoids and enhanced imaging technologies to assess an import

July 31, 2017

The Stanford Center for Definitive and Curative Medicine, a joint initiative of the Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford Health Care and Stanford Children’s Health, opened recently to provide the organizational and physical infrastructure to support investigator-in

July 26, 2017

Scientists may be able to minimize the failure rate of drugs for diseases linked to high-calorie diets, such as colon cancer and type 2 diabetes, if they test treatments using a pig model, according to an international team of researchers.

July 26, 2017

When blood flow is reduced or cut to tissues, cells are deprived of oxygen and nutrients, which can lead to cell death if blood flow isn’t efficiently restored. Stem cells are promising treatments, but they do not tend to stay at the site or survive long enough to heal the damage.

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