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

July 16, 2019

HELSINKI (FI), July 2019 — Researchers at the University of Helsinki have discovered how the regenerative capacity of intestinal epithelium declines when we age.

July 11, 2019

OMAHA, NB (US), July 2019 — The capacity of the human central nervous system to regenerate after injury or illness is limited, and the resulting functional impairments carry a vast societal and personal burden.

July 11, 2019

CHAPEL HILL, NC (US), July 2019 — University of North Carolina School of Medicine scientists unveiled how a particular gene helps organize the scaffolding of brain cells called radial progenitors necessary for the orderly formation of the brain.

July 8, 2019

ATLANTA, GA (US), July 2019 — Stem cell stimulation shows promise as a potential noninvasive stroke treatment, according to research in mice published in JNeurosci. If extended to humans, this technique could greatly improve patients' quality of life.

July 8, 2019

BRISTOL (UK), July 2019 — In a world first, scientists have found a new way to direct stem cells to heart tissue.

July 5, 2019

CHICAGO, IL (US), June 2019 — Fleeting differences in gene expression between individuals that occur at different points in time during cell development may have consequences on the ultimate risk for disease in mature tissues and cell types.

July 5, 2019

CINCINNATI, OH (US), June 2019 — Researchers suggest a possible cell-based therapy to stimulate lung development in fragile premature infants who suffer from a rare condition called bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD), which in the most severe cases can lead to lifelong breathing pr

July 1, 2019

SAN DIEGO, CA (US), June 2019 — Scientists from Sanford Burnham Prebys have created natural-looking hair that grows through the skin using human induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs).

July 1, 2019

LAUSANNE (CH), June 2019 — Scientists at the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) Institute of Bioengineering have simulated aspects of embryo formation in vitro starting from embryonic stem cells.

June 27, 2019

DAEGU, KR, June 2019 — A scaffold microrobot for stem cell delivery and transplantation has been developed by an international team of researchers, including those led by Hongsoo Choi at Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology’s (DGIST) Department of Robotics Engineer

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