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

October 8, 2018

CLEVELAND, OH (US), October 2018 — In two newly published papers, a scientific team at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine reports on the discovery and implementation of a new, more efficient method for generating an important brain stem cell in the laboratory.

October 3, 2018

CINCINNATI, OH (US), September 2018 — Two recent studies in the journal Leukemia present a new approach for bone marrow donation and transplant that preclinical laboratory tests suggest could make the life-saving procedure safer and more effective for patients.

October 3, 2018

HAMILTON, ONT (CA), September 2018 — McMaster University researchers have provided evidence of new cancerous cells they have termed cancer regenerating cells, which are responsible for the return of acute myeloid leu

October 1, 2018

CINCINNATI, OH (US), September 2018 — Scientists working to bioengineer the entire human gastrointestinal system in a laboratory now report using pluripotent stem cells to grow human esophageal organoids.

October 1, 2018

LONDON (UK), September 2018 — A unique source of stem cells in blood helps to build blood vessels according to a new study using mouse embryos, led by researchers at the University College of London Institute of Ophthalmology.

September 26, 2018

Baltimore, MD (US), September 2018 — Body organs such as the intestine and ovaries undergo structural changes in response to dietary nutrients that can have lasting impacts on metabolism, as well as cancer susceptibility, according to researchers from Carneg

September 26, 2018

DAEJEON, (KR), September 2018 — Pediatric brain tumors are characterized by frequent complications due to intractable epilepsy.

September 24, 2018

Stanford, CA (US), September 2018 — A decade-long effort led by Stanford University School of Medicine scientists has been rewarded with the identification of the human skeletal stem cell.

September 24, 2018

Augusta, GA (US), September 2018 — With age, expression of a small molecule that can silence others goes way up while a key signaling molecule that helps stem cells make healthy bone goes down, scientists report.

September 19, 2018

Würzburg (DE), September 2018 — Myocardial infarction, commonly known as a heart attack, is still one of the main causes of death. According to Germany’s Federal Statistical Office, more than 49,00 people there died of its consequences.

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