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

September 14, 2020

ITHACA, NY (US), September 2020 — High-grade serious ovarian carcinoma (HGSOC) is the fifth-leading cause of cancer-related deaths in women in the United States, yet little is known about the origins of this disease.

September 10, 2020

CINCINNATI, OH (US), September 2020 — Scientists studying neuronal energy metabolism found evidence that the loss of an important energy regulator called AMPK in neural stem cells or glial cells called astrocytes causes neuronal death in laboratory rodents.

September 10, 2020

NEW YORK, NY (US), September 2020 — All cancers are the result of cells that have gone haywire, multiplying out of control and expanding beyond their normal constraints.

September 10, 2020

BOSTON, MA (US), September 2020 — Using cells taken from patients with type 2 diabetes and new techniques to convert them into specialized precursors of muscle cells, researchers have developed a novel “disease-in-a-dish” model to study the basic molecular factors that lead

September 8, 2020

CHICAGO, IL (US), September 2020 — Researchers at the University of Illinois Chicago have developed a unique method for precisely controlling the deposition of hydrogel, which is made of water-soluble polymers commonly used to support cells in experiments or for therapeutic purpo

September 8, 2020

You might have heard the old proverb, “It takes a village to raise a child.”

September 3, 2020

JUPITER, FL (US), August 2020 — A heart attack can leave parts of the heart permanently scarred and stiff, resulting in prolonged disability and potential progression toward heart failure.

September 3, 2020

SHENZHEN (PRC), August 2020 — SARS-CoV-2 can infect human neural progenitor cells and brain organoids, as shown by researchers from the Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology (SIAT) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and their collaborators from the University of Hong Kong (H

September 2, 2020

BOSTON, MA (US), August 2020 — Obesity is the main cause of type 2 diabetes and related chronic illnesses that together will kill more people around the globe this year than the Covid-19 coronavirus.

August 31, 2020

SHEFFIELD (UK), August 2020  Scientists have made a breakthrough in understanding how the enteric nervous system forms.