BOULDER, CO (US), January 2020 — The red, tube-shaped flowers of the firecracker bush (Bouvardia ternifolia), native to Mexico and the American Southwest, attract hummingbirds.
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Coverage of the latest news and updates from the field of stem cells and regenerative medicine.
MELBOURNE (AU), January 2020 — Researchers have reproduced and visualized the earliest developmental steps in human immune cell production in the laboratory and are now set to advance our understanding of childhood diseases like leukemia and autoimmune conditions.
BOSTON, MA (US), January 2020 — A new analysis shows that a donor stem cell transplant following treatment with an immune checkpoint inhibitor is generally safe and produces good outcomes for patients with Hodgkin lymphoma, easing concerns that these patients are at heightened ri
BARCELONA (ES), January 2020 — Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) is the most common type of leukemia in adults.
HELSINKI (FI), January 2020 — A recently published study indicates that oral infections seem to have no association with the risk of stem cell transplantation patients dying of or getting a serious infection within six months of the procedure.
TIANJIN (CN), December 2019 — By introducing a chemical cocktail to granulosa cells, researchers in China induced the cells to transform into functional oocytes in mice.
STORRS, CT (US), December 2019 — Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) is a group of genetic disorders that mainly affect the bone. Patients with OI have bones that break easily, sometimes with no apparent cause.
OSAKA (JP), December 2019 — A group of researchers at Osaka University revealed that endothelial cell-selective adhesion molecule (ESAM), a surface marker for hematopoietic stem cells (HSCs) and vascular endothelial cells (ECs), played an important role in the ontogeny of hematop
HEIDELBERG (DE), December 2019 — Stem cells located in the bone marrow generate and control the production of blood and immune cells. Researchers have now developed new methods to reveal the three-dimensional organization of the bone marrow at the single cell level.
BALTIMORE, MD (US) December 2019 — The buildup of scar tissue makes recovery from torn rotator cuffs, jumper’s knee and other tendon injuries a painful, challenging process, often leading to secondary tendon ruptures.