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

November 29, 2018

KYOTO, (JP), November 2018 — If you want to build an organ, such as for transplant, you need to think in 3D.

November 26, 2018

BOSTON, MA (US), November 2018 — Epigenetic therapies — targeting enzymes that alter what genes are turned on or off in a cell — are of growing interest in the cancer field as a way of making a cancer less aggressive or less malignant.

November 26, 2018

TEL AVIV, (ISR), November 2018 — Researchers in Israel have discovered that breast tumors can boost their growth by recruiting stromal cells originally formed in the bone marrow.

November 21, 2018

STANFORD, CA (US), November 2018 — A novel immunotherapy appears safe for use in patients with a type of blood cancer called non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, according to a phase 1 multicenter clinical trial led by a researcher at the Stanford University School of Medicine.

November 19, 2018

ST. LOUIS, MO (US), November 2018 — Scientists hoping to develop better treatments for kidney disease have turned their attention to growing clusters of kidney cells in the lab.

November 19, 2018

DENVER, CO (US), November 2018 — Think of energy metabolism like a party popper: Ripping something apart releases a bang. Most of your cells rip apart sugar to release the "bang" of energy.

November 14, 2018

STOCKHOLM (SE), November 2018 — Researchers from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have identified a protein that determines the identity and invasive properties of breast cancer cells.

November 14, 2018

HAMBURG (DE), November 2018 — Researchers have developed a way to grow human heart tissue that can serve as a model for the upper chambers of the heart (the atria).

November 12, 2018

NEWARK, NJ (US), November 2018 — Rutgers scientists have created a tiny, biodegradable scaffold to transplant stem cells and deliver drugs, which may help treat Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases, aging brain degeneration, spinal cord injuries and traumatic brain injuries.

November 12, 2018

ANN ARBOR, MI (US), November 2018 — Skeletal stem cells are valuable because it’s thought they can heal many types of bone injury, but they’re difficult to find because researchers don’t know exactly what they look like or where they live.

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