OKAYAMA (JP), November 2019 — Researchers at Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences developed a model of myocardial infarction using cardiomyocytes differentiated from human induced pluripotent stem cells.The study was published in&n
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Coverage of the latest news and updates from the field of stem cells and regenerative medicine.
ZURICH (CH), November 2019 — The ability of adult stem cells to generate various tissue-specific cell populations is of great interest in the medical and dental research fields.
LEUVEN (BE), November 2019 — New research shows that a drug used to fight arthritis also stops the process that allows the tuberculosis bacillus to infect and hijack blood stem cells.
NEW YORK, NY (US), November 2019 — Given the amount of wear and tear it’s subjected to on a daily basis, the skin has a phenomenal ability to replenish itself.
RIVERSIDE, CA (US), October 2019 — Neural crest cells, which are embryonic cells in vertebrates that travel throughout the body and generate many cell types, have been thought to originate in the ectoderm, the outermost of the three germ layers formed in the
LA JOLLA, CA (US), October 2019 — We all know that food is essential to healthy development of the brain and body, especially in the earliest stages of life. But exactly how early brain growth is affected by nutrition is not as well understood, especially on a cellular level.
TURKU (FI), (October 2019) —Focal adhesions are known as signaling platforms broadcasting the information of the biochemical and physical qualities of the extracellular matrix into intracellular signaling cascades.
TOKYO (JP), October 2019 — Pluripotent stem cells are specialized cells that can become almost any type of cell or tissue in the body. Because of this potential, they are often used in research to study disease.
LA JOLLA, CA (US), October 2019 — Although graduating from school, a first job and marriage can be important events in life, some of the most significant events happen far earlier: in the first few days after a sperm fertilizes an egg and the cell begins to divide.
LONDON (UK), October 2019 — In what is believed to be a world-first, researchers have identified the conditions required to generate pluripotent stem cells from domestic cats, a finding which could have significant benefits for feline and human health.