BANGALORE (IN), March 2021 – The skin is the largest organ in the human body, and its outermost part, called the epidermis, is replenished every three weeks.
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Coverage of the latest news and updates from the field of stem cells and regenerative medicine.
LOS ANGELES, CA (US), March 2021 — A team led by researchers at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) has identified a chemical cocktail that enables the production of large numbers of muscle stem cells, which can self-renew and give rise to all types of skeletal muscle
TOKYO (JP), March 2021 – Hair grows from stem cells residing in hair follicles. During aging, the capability of hair follicles to grow hair is successively lost, leading to hair thinning and ultimately hair loss.
SAN DIEGO, CA (US), March 2021 — A study led by researchers at the University of California San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering provides new insights for developing therapies for muscle disease, injury and atrophy.
Durham, NC (March 22, 2021) - The standard of treatment for bone tumors is often two-fold: surgery to remove the cancerous section followed by radiation therapy to ensure all the cancerous cells have been killed off.
LONDON (UK), March 2021 — An international collaboration between Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH), the UCL GOS Institute of Child Health (UCL GOS ICH) and Harvard Medical School has shown that the beneficial effects of gene therapy can be seen decades after the transplanted bl
LUND (SE), March 2021 — Researchers at Lund University have designed a new bioink that allows small, human-sized airways to be 3D-bioprinted with the help of patient cells for the first time.
WASHINGTON, DC, March 2021 — Cardiovascular disease remains the number one cause of death globally. Unfortunately, the heart cannot regenerate new tissue because the cardiomyocytes, or heart muscle cells, do not divide after birth.
DUNEDIN (NZ), March 2021 — University of Otago researchers have discovered one of the reasons why more than 50 percent of people with type 2 diabetes die from heart disease. And perhaps more significantly, they have found how to treat it.
GRONINGEN (NL), March 2021 — Hormones produced by the thyroid gland are essential regulators of organ function.