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

June 3, 2019

MIAMI, FL (US), May 2019 — A stem cell therapy delivered into the nose can restore the sense of smell in a mouse model of olfactory loss.

May 29, 2019

LUXEMBOURG, May 2019 — Until now, researchers have assumed that the growth of solid tumors originates from cancer stem cells characterized by specific surface markers, which develop in a fixed, hierarchical order.

May 29, 2019

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ (US), May 2019 — Targeting a key gene before birth could someday help lead to a treatment for Down syndrome by reversing abnormal embryonic brain development and impr

May 28, 2019

NEW YORK, NY (US), May 2019 — Researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have demonstrated that stem cells derived from the placenta known as Cdx2 cells can regenerate

May 24, 2019

NEW YORK, NY (US), May 2019 — Not all cells are destined for greatness.

May 24, 2019

CAMBRIDGE (UK), May 2019 — Researchers at the University of Cambridge have uncovered a specialized population of skin cells that coordinate tail regeneration in frogs.

May 20, 2019

MANNHEIM (DE), May 2019 — Scientists from the German Cancer Research Center (Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, DKFZ) and Mannheim University Medical Center (MUMC) have discovered that a certain group of cancer drugs, MEK inhibitors, activates the cancer-promoting Wnt signali

May 20, 2019

COPENHAGEN (DK), May 2019 — All cells in the fetal gut have the potential to develop into stem cells, a new study conducted at the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences at the University of Copenhagen concludes.

May 17, 2019

KYOTO (JP), May 2019 — The human body has powerful healing abilities. But treating brain disorders is no easy task, as brain cells — neurons — have limited ability to regenerate.

May 17, 2019

MADISON, WI (US), May 2019 — Cardiovascular disease is a major cause of death worldwide, and treating it isn’t easy.  The disease wreaks havoc on patients’ blood vessels and can require complex bypass surgery.

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