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

March 20, 2017

Longeveron, a stem cell research company focused on biological solutions for age-associated diseases, has announced the completion of enrollment in the first phase of its clinical research trial of Longeveron allogeneic human mesenchymal stem cells (LMSCs®) to treat Alzheimer's disease.  &nb

March 20, 2017

Three people with macular degeneration were blinded after undergoing an unproven stem cell treatment that was touted as a clinical trial in 2015 at a clinic in Florida.

March 16, 2017

Cedars-Sinai investigators have identified a stem cell-regulating gene that affects tumor growth in patients with brain cancer and can strongly influence survival rates of patients.

March 13, 2017

Vitamin C is up to 10 times more effective at stopping cancer cell growth than pharmaceuticals such as 2-DG, according to scientists in Salford, UK.

March 13, 2017

Targeting cancer stem cells may be a more effective way to overcome cancer resistance and prevent the spread of squamous cell carcinoma, the most common head and neck cancer and the second-most common skin cancer, according to a new study by cancer researchers at the UCLA School of Dentistry.

March 8, 2017

A Phase III clinical trial involving 101 centers in 21 countries revealed the monoclonal antibody blinatumomab to be more effective than standard chemotherapy for treatment of advanced acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL).

March 6, 2017

Scientists at the University of Cambridge have managed to create a structure resembling a mouse embryo in culture, using two types of stem cells and a 3D scaffold on which they can grow.

March 1, 2017

Working with human breast cancer cells and mice, researchers at Johns Hopkins say they have identified a biochemical pathway that triggers the regrowth of breast cancer stem cells after chemotherapy.

March 1, 2017

In a series of breakthroughs in just under a year, researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have made another advance in the development of an effective treatment for glioblastoma, a common and aggressive brain cancer. The work, published in the Feb.

February 27, 2017

Researchers at the University of Illinois report they can alter blood cell development through the use of biomaterials designed to mimic characteristics of the bone marrow.

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