LEUVEN (BE), June 2021 — Scientists have discovered that the pituitary gland in mice ages as the result of an age-related form of chronic inflammation. It may be possible to slow down this process or even partially repair it.
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Coverage of the latest news and updates from the field of stem cells and regenerative medicine.
LOS ANGELES, CA (US), June 2021 — A team of scientists at the Keck School of Medicine of University of Southern California (USC) has created what could be a key building block for assembling a synthetic kidney.
OAKLAND, CA (US), June 2021 — A new clinical trial designed to determine the feasibility of using genetically engineered stem cells to treat amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is being launched by Cedars-Sinai.
CHICAGO, IL (US), June 2021 — Researchers at the University of Illinois Chicago have shown that even after lung tissue has been damaged, it may be possible to reverse fibrosis and promote tissue repair through treatment with microgel-coated mesenchymal stromal cells.
LOS ANGELES, CA (US), June 2021 — The promotion and marketing of unproven stem cell therapies is a global problem that needs a global solution, say experts in a perspective published June 8 in Stem Cell Reports.
HIROSHIMA (JP), June 2021 — The ability of stem cells to fix impaired functions of host tissues after transplantation has been a lifesaving breakthrough in treating previously incurable conditions.
VIENNA (AT), June 2021 — RNA sequencing is a powerful technology for studying cells and diseases. In particular, single-cell RNA sequencing helps uncover the heterogeneity and diversity of our body.
AMSTERDAM (NL), June 2021 — Researchers in The Netherlands have discovered a way to boost the fitness of healthy stem cells in the gut to prevent the development of bowel cancer.
ST. LOUIS, MO (US), June 2021 — A team of researchers led by diabetes specialists and biomedical engineers at Washington University School of Medicine in St.
CAMBRIDGE, MA (US), June 2021 — Sickle cell disease (SCD) is the most common deadly genetic disorder, affecting more than 300,000 newborns worldwide each year. It leads to chronic pain, organ failure and early death in patients.