SAN DIEGO, CA (US), December 2020 — Most autism spectrum disorders have a complex, multifactorial genetic component, making it difficult to find specific treatments. Rett syndrome is an exception.
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Coverage of the latest news and updates from the field of stem cells and regenerative medicine.
CAMBRIDGE, MA (US), December 2020 — Harvard Medical School scientists have successfully restored vision in mice by turning back the clock on aged eye cells in the retina to recapture youthful gene function. The team’s work, described Dec.
BONN (DE), December 2020 — Induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) have the potential to convert into a wide variety of cell types and tissues for drug testing and cell replacement therapies.
DURHAM, NC (US), December 2020 — A team of biomedical engineers at Duke University has created a new way to turn stem cells into a desired cell type by mastering the language of gene regulatory networks.
LONDON (UK), November 2020 — Telomeres are specialized structures at the end of chromosomes which protect our DNA and ensure healthy division of cells.
MELBOURNE (AU), November 2020 — Researchers have used cutting-edge technology to bioprint miniature human kidneys in the lab, paving the way for new treatments for kidney failure and possibly lab-grown transplants.
SAN DIEGO, CA (US), November 2020 — Scientists at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute have created a drug that can lure stem cells to damaged tissue and improve treatment efficacy—a scientific first and a major advance for the field of regenerative medicine.
AMARILLO, TX (US), November 2020 — For more than a decade, Hiranmoy Das, Ph.D., has been investigating how Kruppel-like Factor 2 (KLF2), a gene that codes protein into a specific human chromosome, influences the development of bone and musculoskeletal diseases su
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.