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Coverage of the latest news and updates from ongoing clinical trials from various sources.

November 7, 2016

Results of a clinical trial for traumatic brain injury (TBI) using a patient's own stem cells showed that the therapy appears to dampen the body's neuroinflammatory response to trauma and preserve brain tissue, according to researchers at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (

November 7, 2016

Researchers have identified a protein that helps ovarian cancer cells multiply and spread. By blocking it with a new antibody agent, they could slow the cancer's growth and stop it from metastasizing.

November 2, 2016

Full thickness skin grafts are the golden standard for treating burn wounds. But most skin grafts for severe burns require a donor, and for large or complicated injury sites a full thickness skin graft is hard to come by.

October 31, 2016

The first transplantation of stem cells in patients with Parkinson's disease is almost within reach. However, it remains a challenge for researchers to control stem cells accurately in the lab in order to achieve successful and functional stem cell therapies for patients.

October 31, 2016

Certain DNA mutations in bone cells that support blood development can drive leukemia formation in nearby blood stem cells, researchers from Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University and Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center of Children's Healthcare of Atlanta have found.

October 28, 2016

A new study at the University of York has shown that a standard hormone supplement used to boost energy levels in prostate cancer patients following radiotherapy could potentially increase the chances of the cancer returning.

October 26, 2016

A new study has identified a mechanism used by tumors to recruit stem cells from bone and convert them into cancer-associated fibroblasts (CAFs) that facilitate tumor progression.

October 26, 2016

A dietary approach to depleting blood stem cells may make it possible to conduct bone marrow transplantations without the use of chemotherapy or radiation therapy, according to researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine.

October 24, 2016

Researchers delivered human stem cells seeded in biological sutures to the damaged heart muscles of rats following induced acute myocardial infarction and assessed the effects on cardiac function one week later.

October 24, 2016

Cedars-Sinai regenerative medicine investigators have received approval from the U.S.

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