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

July 20, 2020

SALT LAKE CITY, UT (US), July 2020 — In one of the first studies addressing the role of sex hormones’ impact on stem cells in the gut, scientists outline new insights showing how a steroidal sex hormone, that is structurally and functionally similar to human steroid hormone

July 20, 2020

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (US), July 2020 — In a groundbreaking new study, researchers at the University of Minnesota have 3D printed a functioning centimeter-scale human heart pump in the lab.

July 16, 2020

KLOSTERNEUBURG (AT), July 2020 — Without stem cells, human life would not exist.

July 16, 2020

BOULDER, CO (US), July 2020 — Look deep inside our cells, and you’ll find that each has an identical genome – a complete set of genes that provides the instructions for our cells’ form and function. 

July 13, 2020

KYOTO (JP), July 2020 — A new approach could illuminate a critical stage in the life cycle of one of the most common malaria parasites.

July 13, 2020

LAUSANNE (CH), July 2020 — Biologists and bioengineers at Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL) have designed a new method for growing simplified human mini-livers.

July 13, 2020

OSAKA (JP), July 2020 — Mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) have the potential to differentiate into a range of different cell types, including bone, fat and muscle cells.

July 9, 2020

MADRID (SP), July 2020 — Stem cells have been holding great promise for regenerative medicine for years.

July 9, 2020

LOS ANGELES, CA (US), July 2020 — A new study shows that SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, can infect heart cells in a lab dish, indicating it may be possible for heart cells in COVID-19 patients to be directly infected by the virus.

July 6, 2020

LOS ANGELES, CA (US), July 2020 — Scientists from the University of Southern California stem cell laboratories of Neil Segil, Ph.D., and Justin Ichida, Ph.D., are whispering the secrets of a simpl

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