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

May 20, 2019

MANNHEIM (DE), May 2019 — Scientists from the German Cancer Research Center (Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, DKFZ) and Mannheim University Medical Center (MUMC) have discovered that a certain group of cancer drugs, MEK inhibitors, activates the cancer-promoting Wnt signali

May 20, 2019

COPENHAGEN (DK), May 2019 — All cells in the fetal gut have the potential to develop into stem cells, a new study conducted at the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences at the University of Copenhagen concludes.

May 17, 2019

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.

May 17, 2019

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.

May 14, 2019

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

May 14, 2019

LOS ANGELES, CA (US), May 2019 — How do bones heal, and how could they heal better?

May 7, 2019

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.

May 7, 2019

NEUHERBERG (DE), May 2019 — Induced pluripotent stem cells can turn into any type of cell in the body or remain in their original form.

May 7, 2019

KLOSTERNEUBURG (AT), May 2019 — If plants are injured, cells adjacent to the wound fill the gaps with their daughter cells.

May 3, 2019

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

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