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

October 14, 2019

NEWCASTLE (UK), October 2019 — In a world first, scientists have created the human developmental liver cell atlas that provides crucial insights into how the blood and immune systems develop in the fetus.

October 11, 2019

MADRID (ES), October 2019 — Investigation of biological mechanisms in urothelial tissue — one of the three types of tissue that make up the urinary system — has always been very limited due to the lack of technologies that allow working with stable and long-term populations of th

October 11, 2019

PHILADELPHIA, PA (US), October 2019 — As research involving the transplantation of human "mini-brains" — known as brain organoids — into animals to study disease continues to expand, so do the ethical debates around the practice.

October 10, 2019

PHILADELPHIA, PA (US) — When it comes to repairing injured tissue, specialized cells in the body known as fibroblasts are called into action.

October 10, 2019

SAN DIEGO, CA (US), October 2019 —Every tissue in the human body has an immune cell in it called a macrophage. Macrophages play important roles in the immune system's initial response to bacteria, viruses and wounds.

October 8, 2019

SAN DIEGO, CA (US), October 2019 — Genome-wide association studies have uncovered more than 500 genetic variants linked to heart function, everything from heart rate to irregular rhythms that can lead to stroke, heart failure or other complications.

October 7, 2019

WASHINGTON, DC (US), October 2019 — An age-related decline in recovery from muscle injury can be traced to a protein that suppresses the special ability of muscle stem cells to build new muscles, according to work from a team of current and former Carnegie Institution biolog

October 7, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (US), October 2019 —Two new studies by an international team of researchers report progress in using stem cells to develop new therapies for Pelizaeus-Merzbacher disease (PMD), a rare genetic condition affecting boys that can be fatal before 10 years of age.

October 4, 2019

HOUSTON, TX (US), September 2019 — A group of researchers at Baylor College of Medicine, the Texas Heart Institute and the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston is offering new insights into the recently discovered healing capacity of the heart involving the H

October 4, 2019

COLD SPRING HARBOR, NY (US), September 2019 — Myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS), one of the most common blood cancers, has very few treatment options.

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