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

January 8, 2021

ZURICH (CH), January 2021 — Stem cells create new nerve cells in the brain over the entire life span. One of the places this happens is the hippocampus, a region of the brain that plays a significant role in many learning processes.

January 4, 2021

BERLIN (DE), December 2020 — Since colonoscopies were introduced in Germany for early cancer detection, the number of diagnoses of advanced cancer every year has decreased, as precancerous lesions can now be detected and immediately removed as part of the examinati

January 4, 2021

Houston, TX (US), December 2020 — When a person has an infection, the body activates immune responses to fight it, including the inflammatory molecule IFNγ.

January 4, 2021

TOKYO (JP), December 2020 — Researchers have demonstrated how transferring hematopoietic stem cells (HSCs) from aged mice into the bone marrow niche of young mice rejuvenates their stem cell gene expression to that of young hematopoietic stem cells.

December 22, 2020

EXETER (UK), December 2020 — A team of scientists from the University of Exeter’s flagship Living Systems Institute has shown that stem cells contain no cancer mutations when they are grown in their most primitive or naïve state.

December 22, 2020

FUKUOKA (JP), December 2020 — In a new study published in Nature, researchers in Japan report that activating just eight genes for producing gene-controlling proteins is enough to convert mouse stem cells directly into oocyte-like cells that mature and can even be fertil

December 21, 2020

COLLEGE PARK, MD (US), December 2020 — Researchers in the University of Maryland (UMD) Department of Animal and Avian Sciences have shown for the first time that newly established stem cells from pigs, when injected into embryos, contributed to the development of only the organ o

December 21, 2020

SENDAI CITY (JP), December 2020 — Researchers at Tohoku University have revealed further insight into the fetal development of our brain and the potential causes of Fragile X syndrome (FXS).

December 18, 2020

BARCELONA (ES), December 2020 — Researchers at the Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG) in Barcelona and Columbia University in New York City have identified a protein that is critical for the expansion of typically scarce, life-saving blood stem cells. 

December 18, 2020

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (US), December 2020 —Calcific aortic valve disease is not only the most common valve disease in the elderly, it's also the third leading cause of heart disease overall.

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