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Coverage of the latest news and updates from the field of stem cells.
LOS ANGELES, CA (US), November 2018 — A cancer therapy based on fusing two types of cells into a single unit shows promise in strengthening existing treatments for acute myeloid leukemia.
MELBOURNE, (AU), November 2018 — High blood pressure, or hypertension, is thought to be a leading risk factor for heart disease, although the process by which it does so is not completely understood. But now sci
CAMBRIDGE, (UK), October 2018 —Researchers have developed a three-dimensional “organ on a chip” that enables real-time continuous monitoring of cells and could be used to develop new treatments for disease while reducing the number of animals used in research.
New Rochelle, NY, October 2018 — Researchers have performed a careful comparison between locally generated, ischemia-induced, multipotent stem cells (iSCs) and bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells (BM-MSCs) in an effort to determine which cell type has greater central nervo
PARIS, (FR), October 2018 — While stem cells have the most therapeutic potential, the benefits of regenerative medicine may best be mobilized using extracellular vesicles (EVs.
STANFORD, CA (US), October 2018 — Adult mouse skeletal stem cells in the jaw revert to a more developmentally flexible state when called upon to regenerate large portions of bone and tissue, according to a study by r
CAMBRIDGE, MA (US), October 2018 — Patients with blood cancers such as leukemia and lymphoma are often treated by irradiating their bone marrow to destroy the diseased cells. After the treatment, patients are vulnerable to infection and fatigue until new blood cells grow back.
ATLANTA, GA (US), October 2018 — Researchers have demonstrated an integrated technique for monitoring specific biomolecules, such as growth factors, that could indicate the health of living cell cultures produced for
URBANA, IL (US), October 2018 — A new study by scientists at the University of Illinois, Urbana, demonstrates for the first time that stem cell proliferation is directly controlled by the autonomic nervous system (ANS).