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

February 11, 2019

TOKYO (JP), February 2019 — In a study with significant implications for human organ transplantation, researchers have successfully grown functional mouse kidneys inside rats from just a few donor stem cells.

February 11, 2019

KOBE (JP), February 2019 — The bone marrow disease myelofibrosis is stimulated by excessive signaling from vitamin D and immune cells known as macrophages, reveals a Japanese

February 7, 2019

CAMBRIDGE (UK), February 2019 — Think of the egg and sperm as information capsules with stored instructions for starting a new life.

February 4, 2019

OTTAWA, ONT (CA), February 2019 — Researchers at The Ottawa Hospital and the University of Ottawa have discovered a new way to treat the loss of muscle function caused by Duchenne muscular dystrophy in animal models

February 4, 2019

HEIDLEBERG (DE), February 2019 — Stem cells are true "jacks-of-all-trades" of our bodies, as they can turn into the many different cell types of all organs.

February 4, 2019

BERLIN (DE), February 2019 — Researchers from Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin have discovered a protective mechanism used by the body to protect intestinal stem cells from turning cancerous.

February 1, 2019

SAN DIEGO, CA (US), January 2019 — Three-dimensional printed implants could one day help restore neural connections and lost motor function in patients with spinal cord injury.

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January 28, 2019

INDIANAPOLIS, IN (US), January 2019 — Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) biologists, growing human pluripotent stem cell-derived retinal ganglion cells in the lab, have developed a way to creat

Human pluripotent stem cell-derived retinal ganglion cells, shown here in red, were co-cultured with astrocytes, shown in green.
January 28, 2019

THOUSAND OAKS, CA (US), BRUSSELS (BE), January 2019 — The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Bone, Reproductive, and Urologic Drugs Advisory Committee (BRUDAC) recently voted in favor of approving Amgen and U

January 28, 2019

BIRMINGHAM, AL (US), January 2019 — During development in the womb, immune cells called macrophages go to the kidneys and remain there for life.

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