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Brief reviews of recently published articles, organized by stem cell type.

September 24, 2017 | Neural Stem Cells

A new study describes how a novel engineered DNA culture system may facilitate stem cell studies and the construction of enhanced biomaterials

September 17, 2017 | ESCs/iPSCs

A new study describes the discovery of a novel regulator of basic fibroblast growth factor 2-mediated pluripotency

September 17, 2017 | Mammalian Regeneration

A new study finds that the extracellular matrix component Agrin promotes adult cardiac regeneration in a mouse model of heart disease

September 10, 2017 | Neural Stem Cells

Researchers describe the existence of a quiescent primitive neural stem cell type that can proliferate and replenish definitive neural stem cells when required

September 10, 2017 | ESCs/iPSCs

A comparative study indicates that immature dopaminergic neurons derived from hPSCs represent the ideal cell type for replacement therapy in Parkinson’s Disease


September 3, 2017 | Cancer Stem Cells

A new study into colorectal cancer suggests that targeting FBXW7 may increase the sensitivity of cancer stem cells to commonly employed chemotherapeutics

September 3, 2017 | Neural Stem Cells

A new study demonstrates the guidance of neural stem cell migration in the mammalian brain employing applied electric fields

August 20, 2017 | Adipose Stem Cells

A pilot study indicates that adipose-derived regenerative cell transplantation may represent an efficient treatment for breast cancer-related...

August 20, 2017 | Mesenchymal Stem Cells

A new study suggests that protection against axonal defects represents a new mechanism involved in MSC-treatment of early stage Parkinson’s Disease

August 14, 2017 | Skin Stem Cells

A new study identifies unbalanced skin stem cell division as a driving force behind psoriasis and report immune modulation as a potential treatment option