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

June 15, 2020

OAKLAND, CA (US), June 2020 – The governing board of the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) has approved two additional projects as part of its $5 million in emergency funding for COVID-19 related efforts.

June 12, 2020

COLOGNE (DE), June 2020 — A group of scientists from CECAD (Cluster of Excellence Cellular Stress Responses in Aging-Associated Diseases) at the University of Cologne have found a mechanism by which neurodevelopmental diseases concerning neurons can be explained.

June 12, 2020

UTRECHT (NE), June 2020 — Researchers from the group of Catherine Robin at the Hubrecht Institute characterized the molecular landscape of the aorta that supports the generation of the first hematopoietic stem cells (HSCs) in the embryo.

June 8, 2020

INDIANAPOLIS, IN (US), June 2020 — Building on years of groundbreaking discoveries in stem cell research, scientists from Indiana University School of Medicine and Harvard Medical School have determined how to grow hairy skin using human stem cells — developing one of the most co

June 8, 2020

SINGAPORE, June 2020 — Fibroblasts are the most common connective tissue cells. They produce the structural framework for animal tissues, synthesize the extracellular matrix and collagen, and play a critical role in wound healing.

June 8, 2020

RIO DE JANEIRO (BZ), June 2020 — For a while now, some plastic surgeons have been using stem cells to treat aging, sun-damaged skin.

June 4, 2020

MOSCOW (RU), May 2020 — Biophysicists from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT) and Vladimirsky Moscow Regional Clinical Research Institute have determined the optimal age of reprogrammed stem cells suitable for restoring heart tissue.

June 4, 2020

HUNTINGTON, WV (US), May 2020 — New findings reveal the importance of the Na/K-ATPase protein in stem cell differentiation and organogenesis, in a study that involves the scaffolding function of the Na/K-ATPase.

June 1, 2020

COPENHAGEN (DK), May 2020 — We know a lot about the human brain, but very little about how it is formed. In particular, the stages from the second to the seventh week of embryonic development have so far been virtually unknown territory to brain researchers.

June 1, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. (US), May 2020 — Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States and other industrialized nations, and many patients face limited treatment options.

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