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

December 17, 2019

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.

December 17, 2019

HOUSTON, TX (US), December 2019 — A new study reveals a mechanism that contributes to adult bone maintenance and repair and opens the possibility of developing therapeutic strategies for improving bone healing.

December 12, 2019

ATLANTA, GA (US), December 2019 — Future cardiac outcomes can be predicted by signs of cardiac stress that appear in the blood in response to exercise, Emory cardiologists report.

The results were published recently in JAMA Cardiology.

December 12, 2019

RALEIGH, NC (US), December 2019 — In a new paper, researchers at North Carolina State University lift the veil on the "conductor" plant root stem cell gene that helps orchestrate and coordinate stem cell division of different root stem cell types, ensuring the harmonic communicat

December 12, 2019

WINSTON-SALEM, NC (US), December 2019 — Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine (WFIRM) scientists are the first to report using bioprinting to print a tracheal tissue construct comprised of multiple different functional materials.

December 9, 2019

ATLANTA, GA (US), December 2019 — Research on immune cells “exhausted” by chronic viral infection provides clues on how to refine cancer immunotherapy. The results were published recently in Immunity.

December 9, 2019

BOSTON, MA (US), December 2019 — For patients with high-risk myeloid cancers undergoing a donor stem cell transplant, adding the targeted drug venetoclax to a reduced-intensity drug regimen prior to transplant is safe and does not impair the ability of the donor cells to take roo

December 9, 2019

BOSTON, MA (US), December 2019 — For older patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML), the prospects for success of a stem cell transplant can often be predicted based on the particular set of genetic mutations within the tumor cells, investigators at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

December 6, 2019

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ (US), November 2019 — Two genes that appear to help stem cells in the intestine burn dietary fat may play a role in colon cancer, according to a Rutgers University study.

December 6, 2019

CINCINNATI, OH (US), November 2019 — Stem cell therapy helps hearts recover from a heart attack, although not for the biological reasons originally proposed two decades ago that today are the basis of ongoing clinical trials.

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