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

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.

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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.
January 28, 2019

THOUSAND OAKS, CA (US), BRUSSELS (BE), January 2019 — The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Bone, Reproductive, and Urologic Drugs Advisory Committee (BRUDAC) recently voted in favor of approving Amgen and U

January 28, 2019

BIRMINGHAM, AL (US), January 2019 — During development in the womb, immune cells called macrophages go to the kidneys and remain there for life.

January 28, 2019

SAN DIEGO, CA (US), January 2019 — The accumulation of amyloid beta (Aβ) plaques and tangles of a protein in the brain called tau are hallmarks of Alzheimer's disease.

January 25, 2019

Los Angeles, CA (US), January 2019 — A study by University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) researchers is the first to demonstrate a technique for coaxing pluripotent stem cells — which can give rise to every cell t

January 25, 2019

FREIBURG (DE), January 2019 — In adults, mesenchymal stems cells (MSCs) are primarily found in bone marrow and they play a vital role in repair of damaged organs.

January 25, 2019

KANSAS CITY, KS (US), January 2019 — Blood-forming adult stem cells reside deep in the bone marrow and are responsible for regenerating the body’s blood supply, including red blood cells, white blood cells

January 21, 2019

NEW YORK, NY (US), January 2019 – A team of scientists from the New York Stem Cell Foundation (NYSCF) Research Institute report valuable progress toward creating clinical-grade cells for treatment of bone disease and injury.

January 21, 2019

BETHESDA, MD (US), January 2019 — Using a novel patient-specific stem cell-based therapy, researchers at the National Eye Institute (NEI) prevented blindness in animal models of geographic atrophy, the advanced "dry"

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