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Direct Reprogramming

Direct Reprogramming Provides New HD Model

Direct reprogramming of patient-derived cells described as a novel platform to screen for new targets for the treatment of Huntington's disease

Modulation of DNA Methylation as a Treatment for Diabetes?

Studies of pancreatic α-cell to β-cell-conversion in transgenic mouse models suggest targeting DNA methylation as a possible treatment for diabetes

TransSynW - A Web App for Cell Conversion

TransSynW is established as a fundamental tool to guide the design of novel cell conversion protocols in stem cell research and regenerative medicine

Chemically Induced Photoreceptors as a New Therapeutic Option for Vision Loss

A small molecule cocktail can induce the transformation of fibroblasts into rod photoreceptor-like cells with the potential to restore vision loss

Lin28 Neuronally Reprograms Inner Ear Glia

The loss or damage of auditory neurons can lead to sensorineural hearing loss and deafness, and treatments such as amplification and cochlear implants rely on surviving neurons to convey auditory signals to the brain. Regeneration strategies that focus on endogenous cell therapy may permit the replacement of lost neurons to restore the auditory circuit.

Transdifferentition of Fibroblasts into Osteoblasts Provides Boost for Bone Tissue Engineering

Researchers describe how Insulin‐like growth factor binding protein‐7 can prompt the transdifferentiation of fibroblasts into osteoblasts that can form ectopic bone

Direct Osteoblastic Reprogramming by IGFBP7

Cell therapy in bone tissue engineering has considerable translational potential; however, the limited harvest of osteoblasts and mesenchymal stem cells, and a poor osteogenic potential of isolated patient fibroblasts constrain current approaches.

Human Peripheral Blood Converted Sensory Neurons

While previous reports demonstrated that human sensory neurons could be directly converted from primitive CD34+ hematopoietic cells, the small scale and derivation from less abundant allogenic sources of cord or drug mobilized peripheral blood represented problems.

ProNGF Controls Adult Hippocampal Neurogenesis

To explore the role of proNGF, the precursor of nerve growth factor (NGF), on the biology of adult neural stem cells (NSCs), researchers from the labs of Antonino Cattaneo

Refining and Defining the Optimal Recipe for Astrocytes to Neuron Conversion

Researchers refine a chemical cocktail to four small molecule drugs and define the signaling pathways vital for astrocytes-neuron conversion


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