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

May 4, 2020

TORONTO (CA), May 2020 — A group of researchers from University of Toronto Engineering and SickKids Hospital have developed a new way to deliver molecules that target specific genes within cells.

May 4, 2020

NEUHERBERG (DE), May 2020 — The loss of insulin-secreting beta cells by autoimmune destruction leads to type 1 diabetes. Clinical islet cell transplantation has the potential to cure diabetes, but donor pancreases are rare.

May 4, 2020

CHAMPAIGN, IL (US), May 2020 — In regenerative medicine, an ideal treatment for patients whose muscles are damaged from lack of oxygen would be to invigorate them with an injection of their own stem cells.

May 1, 2020

OSAKA (JP), April 2020 — Corneal diseases often require a transplant using corneal tissue from a donor. Now, researchers from Osaka University developed a novel method that could be used to generate corneal tissue in a lab more easily.

May 1, 2020

BOSTON, MA (US), April 2020 — Capping decades of research, a new study may offer a breakthrough in treating dyskeratosis congenita and other so-called telomere diseases, in which cells age prematurely.

April 27, 2020

KANSAS CITY, MO (US) — Drug resistance is a major obstacle in cancer treatment, leading to relapse for many patients. In a new study, published online April 20 in Nature Cell Biology, researchers from the Stowers Institute for Medical Research,

April 23, 2020

MUNICH (DE), April 2020 — Intestinal stem cell metabolism is facilitated by mitochondria — the in-cell power plants. Chronic inflammation processes inhibit the cells' metabolism and lead to functional loss of these stem cells.

April 23, 2020

SYDNEY (AU), April 2020 — Preeclampsia kills approximately 76,000 mothers and 500,000 babies globally every year.

April 23, 2020

HOUSTON, TX (US), April 2020 — Researchers at the University of Houston have found an abundance of abnormal stem cells in the lungs of patients who suffer from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a leading cause of death worldwide.

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