By Kevin McCormack - The Stem Cellar
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Coverage of the latest news and updates from the field of stem cells and regenerative medicine.
MUNSTER (DE), December 2021 — The skin is the largest organ of the human body. But what if the skin “disintegrates” at just the slightest touch?
COLLEGE STATION, TX (US), December 2021 — Organ-on-a-chip technology has provided a push to discover new drugs for a variety of rare and ignored diseases for which current models either don’t exist or lack precision.
NORWICH (UK), December 2021 — New research reveals how our immune cells use the body’s fat stores to fight infection.
NEW YORK, NY (US), December 2021 —A skull is not one single bone but rather a collection of bone plates joined together early in development.
NEW YORK, NY (US) — To an immunologist, autoimmune diseases like type 1 diabetes are the polar opposite of cancer.
BIRMINGHAM, AL (US), December 2021 – Twenty years ago, clinicians first attempted to regenerate a failing human heart by injecting muscle myoblasts into the heart during a bypass operation.
KOBE (JP), December 2021 — Researchers from Kobe University’s Graduate School of Science, Technology and Innovation/ Graduate School of Medicine have succeeded in generating Leydig cells from human iPS cells.
CAMBRIDGE, MA (US), December 2021 — Interim results from a multicenter clinical trial demonstrate insulin secretion from engrafted cells in patients with type 1 diabetes.
PHILADELPHIA, PA (US), December 2021 — In the late 1980s, scientists developed a revolutionary approach to treating acute myeloid leukemia (AML), a type of blood cancer. Called differentiation therapy, it amounted to a bona fide cure for many patients.