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

June 18, 2017 | Aging

Researchers assessing the rejuvenating potential of human cord blood uncover a key role for the Tissue inhibitor of metalloproteinases 2 (TIMP2) protein

June 11, 2017 | Neural Stem Cells

A new study describes a new quantitative tool to assess the fate of NSCs and their anti-tumor cargo in a mouse model of brain cancer

June 11, 2017 | Haematopoetic Stem Cells

RNA-based analysis suggests the existence of additional blood immune cells not identified by the expression of surface markers or morphology

June 4, 2017 | Neural Stem Cells

A new study highlights the mechanisms by which heart failure leads to memory loss and in doing so, may have found a means to reduce this significant comorbidity

June 4, 2017 | ESCs/iPSCs

Researchers describe a new chemical cocktail that enables pluripotent stem cells to form embryonic and extraembryonic tissues

May 28, 2017 | Bone Marrow Stem Cells

A new study finds that multipotent adult progenitor cell-treatment acts on the spleen to improve functional recovery from stroke

May 28, 2017 | ESCs/iPSCs

A new study finds that progressive electrophysiological and morphological maturation of transplanted iPSC-derived neural cells occurs over long-time periods in vivo

May 22, 2017 | ESCs/iPSCs

A new study learns that the activation of the innate immune system enhances the reprogramming of somatic cells into other fates

May 22, 2017 | Embryo Development

Sophisticated analysis of human adult cells has allowed researchers to pinpoint somatic mutations that occur in the developing embryo

May 15, 2017 | Muscle Stem Cells

A new soft fibrin culture substrate permits the selective expansion of muscle stem cells from bulk muscle tissue