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

February 8, 2021

BOSTON, MA (US), January 2021 — What if scientists knew exactly what impact the SARS-CoV-2 virus had inside our lung cells within the first few hours of being infected?

February 2, 2021

SAN DIEGO, CA (US), January 2021 — Since stem cells can continually self-regenerate and differentiate into many different specialized cell types, they play an important role in our development and health.

February 2, 2021

SINGAPORE, January 2021 — Blood is vital to life, and a healthy body replenishes worn-out blood cells with new ones throughout one’s lifetime. If something goes wrong with this process, serious illness will result.

January 29, 2021

KOBE (JP), January 2021 — A Kobe University research group including graduate student Shinichi Ishii  and associate professor Yoshio Katayama, M.D., Ph.D.

January 29, 2021

SAN DIEGO, CA (US), January 2021 — Many patients with multiple myeloma, a type of blood cancer, eventually develop resistance to one treatment after another. That’s in part because cancer stem cells drive the disease — cells that continually self-renew.

January 25, 2021

CHICAGO, IL (US), January 2021 — University of Illinois Chicago is one of the U.S.

January 22, 2021

SYDNEY (AU), January 2021 —A new type of stem cell could be closer on the horizon, a study led by University of New South Wales (UNSW) shows.

January 22, 2021

HEIDELBERG (DE), January 2021 — Development of an in vitro human-derivedtissue model for studying virus infection and disease progression in the alveolar cells of the lungs responsible for oxygen and carbon dioxide exchange with the blood might enable the study of p

January 20, 2021

NEUHERBERG (DE), January 2021 — The gut plays a central role in the regulation of the body’s metabolism and its dysfunction is associated with a variety of diseases – such as obesity, diabetes, colitis and colorectal cancer – that affect millions of people worldwide.

January 19, 2021

OKAYAMA (JP), January 2021 — Dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) is a condition caused by the weakening of the heart muscle, affecting the ventricles. If allowed to progress unchecked, DCM can lead to heart failure and death, especially in children.