DAEGU, KR, June 2019 — A scaffold microrobot for stem cell delivery and transplantation has been developed by an international team of researchers, including those led by Hongsoo Choi at Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology’s (DGIST) Department of Robotics Engineer
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Coverage of the latest news and updates from the field of stem cells.
CHICAGO, IL (US), June 2019 — Engineered tissues and organs have been grown with various degrees of success in labs for many years.
STANFORD, CA (US), June 2019 — A combination of six antibodies can successfully prepare mice to accept blood and immune stem cells from an immunologically mismatched donor, according to a study by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine.
OAKLAND, CA (US), June 2019 — The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) has approved a grant of almost $12 million to Stephanie Cherqui, Ph.D., at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) to conduct a clinical trial for treatment of cystinosis.
MADRID (ES), June 2019 — Usually, scientists study the molecular biology of cancer to find new treatments, but sometimes, it is the other way around: When trying to find new treatments, scientists find key information on cancer biology.
BOSTON, MA (US), June 2019 — Like airport security barriers that either clear or block travelers and their luggage from central operation areas, the blood-brain-barrier (BBB) tightly controls the transport of essential nutrients and energy metabolites into the brain and staves of
ISTANBUL (TR), June 2019 — A recent study published in Nature Chemical Biology has found a method its authors say improves on the Nobel prize-winning cellular reprogramming method developed by Shinya Yamanaka, M.D., Ph.D.
HOUSTON, TX (US), June 2019 — Help for patients with sickle cell disease may soon come from gene editing to fix the mutation that causes the disease and boost the patient's own protective fetal hemoglobin.
PLYMOUTH (UK), June 2019 — Our brains are notoriously bad at regenerating cells that have been lost through injury or disease.
CHICAGO, IL (US), June 2019 — Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago and the University of Pennsylvania have developed a unique technique that uses stem cells and flexible implantable bone-stabilizing plates to help speed the healing of large breaks or defects.