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

January 23, 2020

ANN ARBOR, MI (US), January 2020 — How do a couple of universally expressed proteins in stem cells and developing embryos influence an individual cell's ultimate fate — whether it ultimately becomes, for example, a retinal cell, a heart muscle cell or a stomach lining cell?

January 23, 2020

AURORA, CO (US), January 2020 — A massive research effort over more than a quarter century has tried to make personalized blood stem cells for use in treating leukemias, among many other uses.

January 20, 2020

BERLIN (DE), January 2020 — The Gouti lab from the Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine in the Helmholtz Association (MDC) has developed functional neuromuscular organoids (NMOs) that self-organize into spinal cord neurons and muscle tissue.

January 20, 2020

TELTOW (DE), January 2020 — For decades, researchers have been learning how to steer stem cells’ differentiation process by changing their environment. The knowledge acquired is already being used in tissue engineering.

January 17, 2020

Cambridge, MA (US), January 2020 — More than 20 years ago, the lab of developmental biologist Olivier Pourquié, Ph.D., discovered a sort of cellular clock in chicken embryos where each “t

January 17, 2020

BOSTON, MA (US), January 2020 — Researchers have developed a new way to generate groups of intestinal cells that can be used, among others, to make disease models in the lab to test treatments for diseases affecting the gastrointestinal system.

January 14, 2020

BOULDER, CO (US), January 2020 — The red, tube-shaped flowers of the firecracker bush (Bouvardia ternifolia), native to Mexico and the American Southwest, attract hummingbirds.

January 14, 2020

MELBOURNE (AU), January 2020 — Researchers have reproduced and visualized the earliest developmental steps in human immune cell production in the laboratory and are now set to advance our understanding of childhood diseases like leukemia and autoimmune conditions.

January 9, 2020

BOSTON, MA (US), January 2020 — A new analysis shows that a donor stem cell transplant following treatment with an immune checkpoint inhibitor is generally safe and produces good outcomes for patients with Hodgkin lymphoma, easing concerns that these patients are at heightened ri

January 9, 2020

BARCELONA (ES), January 2020 — Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) is the most common type of leukemia in adults.

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