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

December 9, 2019

ATLANTA, GA (US), December 2019 — Research on immune cells “exhausted” by chronic viral infection provides clues on how to refine cancer immunotherapy. The results were published recently in Immunity.

December 9, 2019

BOSTON, MA (US), December 2019 — For patients with high-risk myeloid cancers undergoing a donor stem cell transplant, adding the targeted drug venetoclax to a reduced-intensity drug regimen prior to transplant is safe and does not impair the ability of the donor cells to take roo

December 9, 2019

BOSTON, MA (US), December 2019 — For older patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML), the prospects for success of a stem cell transplant can often be predicted based on the particular set of genetic mutations within the tumor cells, investigators at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

December 6, 2019

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ (US), November 2019 — Two genes that appear to help stem cells in the intestine burn dietary fat may play a role in colon cancer, according to a Rutgers University study.

December 6, 2019

CINCINNATI, OH (US), November 2019 — Stem cell therapy helps hearts recover from a heart attack, although not for the biological reasons originally proposed two decades ago that today are the basis of ongoing clinical trials.

December 2, 2019

TSUKUBA (JP), — Embryonic stem cells have the potential to differentiate into any type of cell in the human body.

December 2, 2019

MENLO PARK, CA (US),   Scientists are experimenting with ways to selectively target the body’s blood-making cells for destruction.

November 26, 2019

AARHUS (DK), November 2019 — Embryonic stem cells (ESCs) are distinguished by their dual ability to self-renew and their potential to differentiate, both of which require tight regulatory control.

November 26, 2019

WÜRZBURG (DE), November 2019 — In 2006, Japanese researchers came up with a new way of creating pluripotent stem cells through epigenetic reprogramming of connective tissue cells.

November 25, 2019

Brussels (BE), November 2019 — The brain cortex, the outside layer of our brain often referred to as grey matter, is one of the most complex structures found in living organisms. It gives us the advanced cognitive abilities that distinguish us from other animals.

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