SINGAPORE, September 2021 – Tiny brains-in-a-dish that mimic the major pathological features of Parkinson’s disease have been made for the first time.
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Coverage of the latest news and updates from the field of stem cells and regenerative medicine.
UTRECHT (NL), September 2021 — Stem cell transplants do not lead to changes in the DNA of the donor cells. That’s according to a new study, which provides important evidence for the safety of this procedure.
TAMPERE (FI), September 2021 — Prostate cancer is the most common male cancer and approximately 5,000 Finnish men are diagnosed with it each year. While most prostate cancers are not aggressive, some tumors develop into a deadly castration-resistant form of the disease.
BOSTON, MA (US), September 2021 — Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is the most common and severe form of lung disease, characterized by relentless scarring leading to death within an average of four years from the time of diagnosis.
ST. LOUIS, MO (US), September 2021 — With a goal of developing rheumatoid arthritis therapies with minimal side effects, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St.
KANSAS CITY, MO (US), September 2021 — People who fish and regularly use earthworms as bait may be familiar with the animal’s ability to regenerate a head or tail when cut in two.
STANFORD, CA (US), September 2021 — A compact and efficient CRISPR-Cas system, named CasMINI, could be broadly useful for cell-engineering and gene-therapy applications because it is easier to deliver into cells.
MONTREAL (QUE), CA, September 2021 — Due to its resistance to therapy, glioblastoma is the most common and aggressive cancerous brain tumor in adults. It grows fast and spreads quickly.
NEW HAVEN, CT (US), September 2021 – In a new study by Yale Cancer Center, researchers show stem-like T cells within certain lymph nodes could be natural cancer fighters.
BETHESDA, MD (US), August 2021 — During pregnancy, mild infections in the mother can have permanent and tissue-specific impacts on offspring immunity, according to a new study in mice.