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

November 24, 2020

LOS ANGELES, CA (US), November 2020 — University of California-Los Angeles researchers using a model of airway tissue created from human stem cells have pinpointed how smoking cigarettes causes more severe infection by SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, in the airways of

November 24, 2020

FREIBURG (DE), November 2020 —Hematopoietic stem cells (HSCs) can replenish all the different cell types of our blood system. For this reason, hematopoietic stem cells are the cells used in many blood diseases when patients need transplantations.

November 24, 2020

PHILADELPHIA, PA (US), November 2020 — New research has discovered a cell type that governs the way bones form and maintain themselves, opening up a potential target for future therapies for bone disorders like osteoporosis.

November 19, 2020

LAUSANNE (CH), November 2020 — There was a time when the idea of growing organs in the lab was the stuff of science fiction.

November 19, 2020

OAKLAND, CA (US), November 2020 – The governing board of the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) has approved several new clinical trials in addition to 10 new discovery research awards.

November 16, 2020

TOKYO, (JP), November 2020 – Leukemias and lymphomas are life-threatening malignancies affecting white blood cells and the immune system; fortunately, radiotherapy and chemotherapy, combined with stem cell therapy, can improve survival significantly.

November 16, 2020

AARHUS (DK), November 2020 – In a screening for a functional impact to the neuronal differentiation process, Danish researchers identified a specific circular RNA, circZNF827, which surprisingly "taps the brake" on neurogenesis.

November 16, 2020

MÁLAGA (ES), November 2020 — The loss of oligodendrocytes (OLs) – highly specialized cells of the brain that produce myelin, an essential structure enabling an efficient transmission of electrical signals and the support of neural activity – is a frequent condition in patients su

November 12, 2020

CHARLESTON, SC (US), November 2020 — Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) Hollings Cancer Center researchers identified that blocking an alternative energy pathway for T-cells after hematopoietic stem cell transplant helps reduce graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) in an anim

November 9, 2020

SAN DIEGO, CA (US), November 2020 — Finding just the right model to study human development — from the early embryonic stage onward — has been a challenge for scientists over the last decade.

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