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

October 1, 2017 | Aging

The clearance of senescent cells in old mice reverses age-related bone loss and may represent an exciting new anti-aging therapy in human patients

September 24, 2017 | Neural Stem Cells

Researchers move their engineered biosphincters from a rodent model to a successful large animal model in the hope of treating fecal incontinence in human patients

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...