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

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.

June 21, 2019

MADRID (ES), June 2019 — Usually, scientists study the molecular biology of cancer to find new treatments, but sometimes, it is the other way around: When trying to find new treatments, scientists find key information on cancer biology.

June 21, 2019

BOSTON, MA (US), June 2019 — Like airport security barriers that either clear or block travelers and their luggage from central operation areas, the blood-brain-barrier (BBB) tightly controls the transport of essential nutrients and energy metabolites into the brain and staves of

June 17, 2019

ISTANBUL (TR), June 2019 — A recent study published in Nature Chemical Biology has found a method its authors say improves on the Nobel prize-winning cellular reprogramming method developed by Shinya Yamanaka, M.D., Ph.D.

June 14, 2019

HOUSTON, TX (US), June 2019 — Help for patients with sickle cell disease may soon come from gene editing to fix the mutation that causes the disease and boost the patient's own protective fetal hemoglobin.

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