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Coverage of the latest news and updates from the field of stem cells.
NEW YORK, NY (US), December 2018 — The human intestine may provide up to 10 percent of blood cells in circulation from its own reservoir of blood-forming stem cells, a surprising new study from researchers at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Su
TEL AVIV, (ISR), December 2018 — In a new study, Tel Aviv University researchers reveal how they invented the first fully personalized tissue implant, engineered from a patient's own materials and cells.
WAKE FOREST, NC (US), November 2018 — A method for large-scale production of extracellular vesicles enriched with specific microRNAs (miRNAs) has been developed in the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medi
BEIJING, (PRC), November 2018 — Hematopoietic stem and progenitor cells (HSPCs) give rise to all blood lineages that support people's life. HSPCs, like seeds, need a suitable microenvironment to maintain their function.
KYOTO, (JP), November 2018 — If you want to build an organ, such as for transplant, you need to think in 3D.
BOSTON, MA (US), November 2018 — Epigenetic therapies — targeting enzymes that alter what genes are turned on or off in a cell — are of growing interest in the cancer field as a way of making a cancer less aggressive or less malignant.
TEL AVIV, (ISR), November 2018 — Researchers in Israel have discovered that breast tumors can boost their growth by recruiting stromal cells originally formed in the bone marrow.
STANFORD, CA (US), November 2018 — A novel immunotherapy appears safe for use in patients with a type of blood cancer called non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, according to a phase 1 multicenter clinical trial led by a researcher at the Stanford University School of Medicine.
ST. LOUIS, MO (US), November 2018 — Scientists hoping to develop better treatments for kidney disease have turned their attention to growing clusters of kidney cells in the lab.