KANSAS CITY, MO (US), August 2018 —Researchers from the Stowers Institute for Medical Research and collaborators have identified a way to expand blood-forming, adult stem cells from human umbilical cord blood (hUCB).
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CHAMPAIGN, IL (US), August 2018 — After a primary tumor is treated, cancer stem cells may still lurk in the body, ready to metastasize and cause a recurrence of the cancer in a form that’s more aggressive and resistant to treatment.
DUARTE, CA (US), August 2018 — A new stem cell model has been developed to assess possible treatments for a rare nervous system disorder that is in the same disease group as Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
ADELAIDE, SA (AU), August 2018 — The fight against cystic fibrosis (CF) has taken a major step forward, with pioneering research by University of Adelaide scientists showing that cells causing the debilitating genetic disorder could be successfully replaced with
GUELPH, ONT (CA) July 2018 — Researchers have discovered the type of stem cell that enables geckos to create new brain cells, providing evidence that the lizards may also be able to regenerate parts of the brain after injury.
COLOGNE, (DE) July 2018 - Researchers made an important step toward understanding the mechanisms that cause the neurodegenerative disorder Huntington's disease when they identified a system blocking the accumulation of toxin protein aggregates, which
CHAPEL HILL, NC (US) July 2018 - A small population of brain cells deep in a memory-making region of the brain controls the production of new neurons and may have a role in common brain disorders, according to a study from scientists at the University of North Carolina (UNC)
LUXEMBOURG CITY, (LU) July 2018 - A newly developed computational method makes it possible for researchers to accurately predict how one subpopulation of cells can be converted into another.
SAN DIEGO, CA (US) July 2018 - The therapeutic potential of human induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs), which are capable of becoming almost any type of cell in the human body, is well-recognized and broadly pursued, but their mutational burden has not yet been fully
A City of Hope scientist has discovered a gene-editing technology that could efficiently and accurately correct the genetic defects that underlie certain diseases.