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

September 14, 2021

TAMPERE (FI), September 2021 — Prostate cancer is the most common male cancer and approximately 5,000 Finnish men are diagnosed with it each year. While most prostate cancers are not aggressive, some tumors develop into a deadly castration-resistant form of the disease.

September 10, 2021

BOSTON, MA (US), September 2021 — Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is the most common and severe form of lung disease, characterized by relentless scarring leading to death within an average of four years from the time of diagnosis.

September 10, 2021

ST. LOUIS, MO (US), September 2021 — With a goal of developing rheumatoid arthritis therapies with minimal side effects, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St.

September 9, 2021

KANSAS CITY, MO (US), September 2021 — People who fish and regularly use earthworms as bait may be familiar with the animal’s ability to regenerate a head or tail when cut in two.

September 9, 2021

STANFORD, CA (US), September 2021 — A compact and efficient CRISPR-Cas system, named CasMINI, could be broadly useful for cell-engineering and gene-therapy applications because it is easier to deliver into cells.

September 7, 2021

MONTREAL (QUE), CA, September 2021 — Due to its resistance to therapy, glioblastoma is the most common and aggressive cancerous brain tumor in adults. It grows fast and spreads quickly.

September 7, 2021

NEW HAVEN, CT (US), September 2021 – In a new study by Yale Cancer Center, researchers show stem-like T cells within certain lymph nodes could be natural cancer fighters.

September 2, 2021

BETHESDA, MD (US), August 2021 — During pregnancy, mild infections in the mother can have permanent and tissue-specific impacts on offspring immunity, according to a new study in mice.

September 1, 2021

ST. LOUIS, MO (US), August 2021 — The deadliest time in a viral respiratory illness sometimes is actually after the virus is cleared from the body.

August 31, 2021

LOS ANGELES, CA (US), August 2021 — Researchers at the Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research at University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) have developed brain organoids – 3D, brain-like structures grown from human stem cells – that sho