KYOTO (JP), May 2019 — The human body has powerful healing abilities. But treating brain disorders is no easy task, as brain cells — neurons — have limited ability to regenerate.
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Coverage of the latest news and updates from the field of stem cells and regenerative medicine.
MADISON, WI (US), May 2019 — Cardiovascular disease is a major cause of death worldwide, and treating it isn’t easy. The disease wreaks havoc on patients’ blood vessels and can require complex bypass surgery.
Baltimore, MD (US), May 2019 —Johns Hopkins University scientists report that adult cells reprogrammed to become primitive stem cells, called induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs), make tiny “cargo packets” able to deliver potentially restorative or repairing proteins, antibodie
LOS ANGELES, CA (US), May 2019 — How do bones heal, and how could they heal better?
JERUSALEM (ISR), May 2019 — A new, groundbreaking study by the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (HU) found a way to transform skin cells into the three major stem cell types that comprise early-stage embryos.
NEUHERBERG (DE), May 2019 — Induced pluripotent stem cells can turn into any type of cell in the body or remain in their original form.
KLOSTERNEUBURG (AT), May 2019 — If plants are injured, cells adjacent to the wound fill the gaps with their daughter cells.
BALTIMORE, MD (US), April 2019 — A subset of the stem cells in hair follicles have the potential to regenerate the coating that insulates neurons in mice, according to a study led by Thomas Hornyak, M.D., Ph.D., of the VA Maryland Health Care Sy
MATSUMOTO (JP), April 2019 — A team of Japanese researchers has for the first time demonstrated how to preserve frozen animal cells without a cryoprotectant agent (CPA), a substance that can protect biological material from freezing damage.