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

February 4, 2013

"We're finding that the effect of stem cell therapy is indirect. It stimulates proliferation of dormant surviving host heart tissue, and it attracts stem cells already in the heart.

January 25, 2013

At the time of his death, Blume was recruiting patients for several clinical trials involving hematopoietic stem cells.

January 25, 2013

The new approach, not yet tested in patients, involves isolating cells from banked donor corneas to grow replacement corneal tissue in the lab. The advantage is that cells from a single donor could potentially benefit multiple patients with impaired vision.

January 25, 2013

The product, SB623, is being delivered to the damaged region of the brains of people who have suffered an ischemic stroke, which results from an obstruction within a blood vessel supplying blood to the brain. Ischemic strokes account for 87 percent of all stroke cases.

December 31, 2012

The work is important because networks of new blood vessels, assembled in the lab for transplanting into patients, could be a boon to those whose circulatory systems have been damaged by heart disease, diabetes and other illnesses.

December 10, 2012

He filed his lawsuit in California this week against the Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institute. Dr. Xu is currently is chairman of MEBO International Group, a private enterprise engaged in life science that he founded in 1987. MEBO has offices in Beijing and in Arcadia, California.