VIENNA (AT), November 2020 — In the treatment of leukemia, stem cell transplantation subsequent to chemotherapy and radiation can often engender severe adverse inflammatory reactions – especially in the skin or in the gut, since these barrier organs are more frequently affected.
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Coverage of the latest news and updates from the field of stem cells and regenerative medicine.
RIVERSIDE, CA (US), November 2020 — Last year, researchers at the University of California, Riverside, identified the early origins of neural crest cells — embryonic cells in vertebrates that travel throughout the body and generate many cell types — in chick embryos.
LOS ANGELES, CA (US), November 2020 — University of California-Los Angeles researchers using a model of airway tissue created from human stem cells have pinpointed how smoking cigarettes causes more severe infection by SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, in the airways of
FREIBURG (DE), November 2020 —Hematopoietic stem cells (HSCs) can replenish all the different cell types of our blood system. For this reason, hematopoietic stem cells are the cells used in many blood diseases when patients need transplantations.
PHILADELPHIA, PA (US), November 2020 — New research has discovered a cell type that governs the way bones form and maintain themselves, opening up a potential target for future therapies for bone disorders like osteoporosis.
LAUSANNE (CH), November 2020 — There was a time when the idea of growing organs in the lab was the stuff of science fiction.
OAKLAND, CA (US), November 2020 – The governing board of the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) has approved several new clinical trials in addition to 10 new discovery research awards.
TOKYO, (JP), November 2020 – Leukemias and lymphomas are life-threatening malignancies affecting white blood cells and the immune system; fortunately, radiotherapy and chemotherapy, combined with stem cell therapy, can improve survival significantly.
AARHUS (DK), November 2020 – In a screening for a functional impact to the neuronal differentiation process, Danish researchers identified a specific circular RNA, circZNF827, which surprisingly "taps the brake" on neurogenesis.
MÁLAGA (ES), November 2020 — The loss of oligodendrocytes (OLs) – highly specialized cells of the brain that produce myelin, an essential structure enabling an efficient transmission of electrical signals and the support of neural activity – is a frequent condition in patients su