BAR HARBOR, ME (US), May 2021 — Our kidneys are charged with the extraordinary task of filtering about 53 gallons of fluid a day, a process that depends on podocytes, tiny, highly specialized cells in the cluster of blood vessels in the kidney where waste is filtered that ar
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Coverage of the latest news and updates from the field of stem cells and regenerative medicine.
STANFORD, CA (US), May 2021 — New research by Joseph Wu, Edgar Engelman and colleagues at Stanford University has advanced an old concept to develop a new strategy to train the immune system of mice to recognize cancer cells.
LOS ANGELES, CA (US), May 2021 — A team of researchers from the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), Cedars-Sinai and the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation has developed a first-of-its-kind molecular catalog of cells in healthy lungs and the lungs of people with cystic fibrosis.
EXETER (UK), May 2021 — Stem cells have the ability to turn into different types of cell.
LA JOLLA, CA (US), May 2021 — Despite the prevalence of Alzheimer's, there are still no treatments, in part because it has been challenging to study how the disease develops.
HOUSTON, TX (US), May 2021 — A Phase II trial led by researchers at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center found that BK virus (BKV)-specific T cells from healthy donors were safe and effective as an off-the-shelf therapy for BKV-associated hemorrhagic cystitis (BKV-HC
ZURICH (CH), May 2021 — During the last 30 years, medical and dental research has attracted a large number of scientists and practitioners working on aspects of high medical relevance that involve a combination of genetic and tissue regeneration approaches.
MADISON, WI (US), April 2021 — Tens of millions of people worldwide are affected by diseases like macular degeneration or have had accidents that permanently damage the light-sensitive photoreceptors within their retinas that enable vision.
LOS ANGELES, CA (US), April 2021 — A one-time injection of an experimental stem cell therapy can repair brain damage and improve memory function in mice with conditions that replicate human strokes and dementia, according to a new study by researchers at the University
STANFORD, CA (US), April 2021 — Researchers have determined a way to potentially minimize or eliminate scarring in wounded skin, by further decoding the scar-promoting role of a specific class of dermal fibroblast cells in mice.