MUNSTER (DE), December 2021 — The skin is the largest organ of the human body. But what if the skin “disintegrates” at just the slightest touch?
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Coverage of the latest news and updates from the field of stem cells and regenerative medicine.
COLLEGE STATION, TX (US), December 2021 — Organ-on-a-chip technology has provided a push to discover new drugs for a variety of rare and ignored diseases for which current models either don’t exist or lack precision.
NORWICH (UK), December 2021 — New research reveals how our immune cells use the body’s fat stores to fight infection.
NEW YORK, NY (US), December 2021 —A skull is not one single bone but rather a collection of bone plates joined together early in development.
NEW YORK, NY (US) — To an immunologist, autoimmune diseases like type 1 diabetes are the polar opposite of cancer.
BIRMINGHAM, AL (US), December 2021 – Twenty years ago, clinicians first attempted to regenerate a failing human heart by injecting muscle myoblasts into the heart during a bypass operation.
KOBE (JP), December 2021 — Researchers from Kobe University’s Graduate School of Science, Technology and Innovation/ Graduate School of Medicine have succeeded in generating Leydig cells from human iPS cells.
CAMBRIDGE, MA (US), December 2021 — Interim results from a multicenter clinical trial demonstrate insulin secretion from engrafted cells in patients with type 1 diabetes.
PHILADELPHIA, PA (US), December 2021 — In the late 1980s, scientists developed a revolutionary approach to treating acute myeloid leukemia (AML), a type of blood cancer. Called differentiation therapy, it amounted to a bona fide cure for many patients.
BALTIMORE, MD (US), November 2021 — A new study using genetically engineered mice and human cell and tissue samples has added to evidence that higher levels of inflammatory chemicals involved in fat metabolism occur in people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), the neuromus