Researchers have successfully coaxed stem cells to become kidney tubular cells, a significant advance toward one day using regenerative medicine to treat kidney failure.
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Coverage of the latest news and updates from the field of stem cells.
A stem cell therapy aimed at treating patients who have had a heart attack has been approved to begin a Phase 2 clinical trial.
A survey of scientific literature shows that stem cell therapy can have a statistically significant impact on animal models of spinal cord injury, and points the way for future studies according to a paper published this month in the open access journal PLOS Biology.
While buffing up those shiny pates and flaunting their lack of follicles has become both a fashion statement and a source of pride for many men, young and old, finding a cure for baldness still promises to be a very lucrative endeavor for the discoverer.
Researchers at UCLA's Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research have discovered a mechanism by which certain adult stem cells suppress their ability to initiate skin cancer during their dormant phase — an understanding that could be exploited for better cancer-pr
A first-of-its-kind clinical trial studying two forms of stem cell treatments for children with cerebral palsy has begun at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School.
Muscle cell therapy to treat muscular dystrophy and other degenerative diseases could be a more realistic possibility now that scientists have found a way to isolate muscle cells from human embryonic tissue.
The New York Stem Cell Foundation (NYSCF) Research Institute and PersonalGenomes.org have announced a partnership to identify genetic and environmental contributions to trait and disease development.
A team of researchers led by scientists at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies has developed a novel platform to study kidney diseases, opening new avenues for the future application of regenerative medicine strategies to help restore kidney function.
Researchers at MIT and Brigham and Women’s Hospital have shown that they can grow unlimited quantities of intestinal stem cells, then stimulate them to develop into nearly pure populations of different types of mature intestinal cells.