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

October 12, 2020

CAMBRIDGE, MA (US), October 2020 — Using specialized nanoparticles, MIT engineers have developed a way to turn off specific genes in cells of the bone marrow, which play an important role in producing blood cells.

October 12, 2020

CHARLESTON, SC (US), October 2020 — A recent report published in Science Translational Medicine by Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) Hollings Cancer Center investigator Sophie Paczesny, M.D., Ph.D., sheds light on immune cell biomarkers that may revea

October 8, 2020

MONTREAL, QC (CA), October 2020 — In a world first, a young man suffering from severe aplastic anemia who could not be helped by standard treatments has been given a life-saving blood transplant with the made-in-Canada UM171 molecule.

October 8, 2020

CAMBRIDGE, MA (US), October 2020 — Periodontal disease, also known as gum disease, is a serious infection that affects nearly 50 percent of Americans aged 30 years and older. If left unchecked, periodontal disease can destroy the jawbone and lead to tooth loss.

October 8, 2020

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (US), October 2020 — In September 2015, the U.S.

October 5, 2020

BIRMINGHAM, AL (US), October 2020 — Science has long known that recovery from experimental heart attacks is improved by injection of a mixture of heart muscle cells, endothelial cells and smooth muscle cells, yet results have been limited by poor engraftment and retention, and re

October 5, 2020

Stockholm (SE), October 2020 — Spinal cord injury often leads to permanent functional impairment.

October 1, 2020

LONDON (UK), September 2020 — The first stages of placental development take place days before the embryo starts to form in human pregnancies, according to a new study led by researchers at the Francis Crick Institute, London.

October 1, 2020

STOCKHOLM (SE), September 2020 — New knowledge on the cellular makeup and growth of teeth can expedite developments in regenerative dentistry – a biological therapy for damaged teeth – as well as the treatment of tooth sensitivity.

September 28, 2020

TSUKUBA (JP), September 2020 — Normal brain development requires a precise interplay between neuronal and non-neuronal (also called glial) cells.

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