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

February 14, 2019

SEATTLE, WA (US), February 2019 — New information is unfolding on the genetic controls of an early turning point in pregnancy.

February 11, 2019

VIENNA (AT), February 2019 —Myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPNs) are difficult to treat.

February 11, 2019

TOKYO (JP), February 2019 — In a study with significant implications for human organ transplantation, researchers have successfully grown functional mouse kidneys inside rats from just a few donor stem cells.

February 11, 2019

KOBE (JP), February 2019 — The bone marrow disease myelofibrosis is stimulated by excessive signaling from vitamin D and immune cells known as macrophages, reveals a Japanese

February 7, 2019

CAMBRIDGE (UK), February 2019 — Think of the egg and sperm as information capsules with stored instructions for starting a new life.

February 4, 2019

OTTAWA, ONT (CA), February 2019 — Researchers at The Ottawa Hospital and the University of Ottawa have discovered a new way to treat the loss of muscle function caused by Duchenne muscular dystrophy in animal models

February 4, 2019

HEIDLEBERG (DE), February 2019 — Stem cells are true "jacks-of-all-trades" of our bodies, as they can turn into the many different cell types of all organs.

February 4, 2019

BERLIN (DE), February 2019 — Researchers from Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin have discovered a protective mechanism used by the body to protect intestinal stem cells from turning cancerous.

February 1, 2019

SAN DIEGO, CA (US), January 2019 — Three-dimensional printed implants could one day help restore neural connections and lost motor function in patients with spinal cord injury.

January 28, 2019

INDIANAPOLIS, IN (US), January 2019 — Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) biologists, growing human pluripotent stem cell-derived retinal ganglion cells in the lab, have developed a way to creat

Human pluripotent stem cell-derived retinal ganglion cells, shown here in red, were co-cultured with astrocytes, shown in green.