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

July 24, 2017

A $2.8 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) will help researchers at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago, Illinois, study how to replace neurons lost through stroke, traumatic brain and spinal injury and brain diseases including Alzheimer's.

July 24, 2017

Researchers at the University of Zurich have shown for the first time that hematopoietic stem cells detect infectious agents themselves and begin to divide without signals from growth factors.

July 19, 2017

Electric fields can be used to guide neural stem cells transplanted into the brain toward a specific location. The researchopens possibilities for effectively guiding stem cells to repair brain damage.

July 17, 2017

Investigators from Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) and the Harvard Stem Cell Institute have a potential solution for how to kill tumor cells that have metastasized to the brain.

July 17, 2017

A groundbreaking advancement in materials from Northwestern University could potentially help patients requiring stem cell therapies for spinal cord injuries, stroke, Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease, arthritic joints or any other condition requiring tissue regeneration, according to a ne

July 13, 2017

BioTech Holdings has announced clinical safety data on three patients suffering from critical limb ischemia treated with the company's Procell microbiome-optimized personalized stem cell product. 

July 13, 2017

The Maryland Stem Cell Research Fund (MSCRF) has awarded TissueGene Inc., a Maryland-based regenerative medicine company, a clinical grant for Invossa™, a cell and gene therapy for degenerative arthritis.

July 13, 2017

— Poor diet is associated with 80 percent of colorectal cancer cases, but the exact pathways by which diet leads to cancer are not known.

July 10, 2017

A groundbreaking randomized clinical trial (RCT) evaluating the use of a patient's own stem cells to regenerate knee cartilage is underway at Andrews Institute for Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine in Gulf Breeze, Florida.

July 5, 2017

A new study from the Monell Center and collaborating institutions advances understanding of how stem cells on the tongue grow into the different types of mature taste cells that detect either sweet, salty, sour, bitter or umami.