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

November 12, 2020

CHARLESTON, SC (US), November 2020 — Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) Hollings Cancer Center researchers identified that blocking an alternative energy pathway for T-cells after hematopoietic stem cell transplant helps reduce graft-versus-host disease (GVHD) in an anim

November 9, 2020

SAN DIEGO, CA (US), November 2020 — Finding just the right model to study human development — from the early embryonic stage onward — has been a challenge for scientists over the last decade.

November 5, 2020

OEIRAS, Portugal, November 2020 — Stem cells are considered one of the most promising tools in the field of regenerative medicine because they are a cell type that can give rise to all the cells in our bodies and that has the potential to be used to treat tissue loss due to damag

November 5, 2020

RALEIGH, NC (US), November 2020 — According to the American Heart Association, heart disease is the leading cause of death worldwide in recent years.

November 5, 2020

SÃO PAULO (BR), November 2020 — Researchers at the University of São Paulo (USP) in Brazil have discovered that the muscle regeneration promoted by aerobic exercise is mediated by changes in oxygen consumption by satellite cells, also known as skeletal muscle stem cells.

November 2, 2020

KLOSTERNEUBURG (AT), November 2020 — Plants have veins that transport nutrients throughout their whole body. These veins are organized in a highly ordered manner.

November 2, 2020

SINGAPORE, November 2020 — Researchers from Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART), MIT's research enterprise in Singapore, have developed a novel microcarrier for large-scale cell production and expansion that offers higher yield and cost-effectiveness compar

October 29, 2020

Seoul (KR), October 2020 - According to the Mayo Clinic, about 15 percent of couples are infertile, and male infertility plays a role in over a third of these cases. Often, problems with sperm development are to blame.

October 29, 2020

MARTINSRIED (DE), October 2020 ¾ Leukemia frequently originates from the so-called leukemic stem cell, which resides in a tumor promoting and protecting niche within the bone marrow.

October 26, 2020

Cambridge (UK), October 2020 — “Mini-lungs” grown from tissue donated to Cambridge hospitals have provided a team of scientists from South Korea and the United Kingdom with important insights into how COVID-19 damages the lungs.