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

December 15, 2020

BERLIN (DE), December 2020 — By growing mouse stem cells in a special gel, a research team succeeded in growing structures similar to parts of an embryo.

December 14, 2020

SAN DIEGO, CA (US), December 2020 — Most autism spectrum disorders have a complex, multifactorial genetic component, making it difficult to find specific treatments. Rett syndrome is an exception.

December 10, 2020

CAMBRIDGE, MA (US), December 2020 — Harvard Medical School scientists have successfully restored vision in mice by turning back the clock on aged eye cells in the retina to recapture youthful gene function. The team’s work, described Dec.

December 7, 2020

BONN (DE), December 2020 — Induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) have the potential to convert into a wide variety of cell types and tissues for drug testing and cell replacement therapies.

December 7, 2020

DURHAM, NC (US), December 2020 — A team of biomedical engineers at Duke University has created a new way to turn stem cells into a desired cell type by mastering the language of gene regulatory networks.

December 4, 2020

LONDON (UK), November 2020 — Telomeres are specialized structures at the end of chromosomes which protect our DNA and ensure healthy division of cells.

December 4, 2020

MELBOURNE (AU), November 2020 — Researchers have used cutting-edge technology to bioprint miniature human kidneys in the lab, paving the way for new treatments for kidney failure and possibly lab-grown transplants.

December 1, 2020

SAN DIEGO, CA (US), November 2020 — Scientists at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute have created a drug that can lure stem cells to damaged tissue and improve treatment efficacy—a scientific first and a major advance for the field of regenerative medicine.

November 25, 2020

AMARILLO, TX (US), November 2020 — For more than a decade, Hiranmoy Das, Ph.D., has been investigating how Kruppel-like Factor 2 (KLF2), a gene that codes protein into a specific human chromosome, influences the development of bone and musculoskeletal diseases su