TOKYO (JP), October 2018 — A research group led by scientists from Showa University and the RIKEN Center for Biosystems Dynamics Research in Japan have, for the first time, succeeded in growing three-dimensional salivary gland tissue that, when implanted into mice, produced saliv
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QUEENSLAND (AU), October 2018 — How do you mend an injured heart? We don’t yet know – but the answer is likely to lie in how the heart builds itself in the developing embryo, one cell at a time.
NEW YORK, NY (US), October 2018 — A specific protein called TEAD1 is an important regulator of tumor migration in glioblastoma, the most common brain tumor in adults.
ALPHEN AAN DEN RIJN (NL), October 2018 — A technique using umbilical cord blood stem cells could be a promising new approach for repair of cleft palate in infants,
GENEVA (CH), October 2018 — The definitive architecture of the mammalian body is established shortly after implantation of the embryo in the uterus.
CLEVELAND, OH (US), October 2018 — In two newly published papers, a scientific team at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine reports on the discovery and implementation of a new, more efficient method for generating an important brain stem cell in the laboratory.
CINCINNATI, OH (US), September 2018 — Two recent studies in the journal Leukemia present a new approach for bone marrow donation and transplant that preclinical laboratory tests suggest could make the life-saving procedure safer and more effective for patients.
HAMILTON, ONT (CA), September 2018 — McMaster University researchers have provided evidence of new cancerous cells they have termed cancer regenerating cells, which are responsible for the return of acute myeloid leu
CINCINNATI, OH (US), September 2018 — Scientists working to bioengineer the entire human gastrointestinal system in a laboratory now report using pluripotent stem cells to grow human esophageal organoids.
LONDON (UK), September 2018 — A unique source of stem cells in blood helps to build blood vessels according to a new study using mouse embryos, led by researchers at the University College of London Institute of Ophthalmology.