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

September 12, 2018

IRVINE, CA (US), September 2018 — Researchers from the University of California, Irvine have identified intrinsic cell properties that influence the fate of neural stem cells, affecting what type of brain cell they will form: neurons, astrocytes or oligodendrocytes.

September 12, 2018

BEIJING (PRC), September 2018 — Researchers have discovered how a molecule can help prevent certain types of brain tumors by recognizing and “disarming” harmful proteins that cause them.

September 10, 2018

HINXTON, (UK), September 2018 — Adult humans have many more blood-creating stem cells in their bone marrow than previously thought, ranging between 50,000 and 200,000 stem cells.

September 10, 2018

CHAPEL HILL, NC (US), September 2018 — The latest in a series of laboratory breakthroughs could lead to a more effective way to treat the most common brain cancer in children.

September 6, 2018

LA JOLLA, CA (US), September 2018 —A team at the Salk Institute has identified a master switch that appears to control the dynamic behavior of tumor cells that makes some aggressive cancers so difficult to treat.

September 4, 2018

LA JOLLA, CA (US), September 2018 — Neutrophils, which are short-lived, highly mobile and versatile, outnumber all other immune cells circulating through the blood stream.

August 31, 2018

JERUSALEM, (ISR), August 2018 — A research team at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (HU)'s Faculty of Medicine reports in Cell that they have developed a new biological drug with a cure rate of 50 percent for lab mice with acute leukemia — one of the most aggressive ca

August 29, 2018

CINCINNATI, OH (US), August 2018 — Scientists may be on the road to solving the mystery of a group of mostly incurable blood diseases called myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS), which cause people to have immature, malfunctioning bone marrow cells that fuel a diverse set of health pr

August 29, 2018

DENVER, CO (US), August 2018 — A new study describes significant progress toward a more complete humanized mouse model.

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