ADELAIDE, SA (AU), August 2018 — The fight against cystic fibrosis (CF) has taken a major step forward, with pioneering research by University of Adelaide scientists showing that cells causing the debilitating genetic disorder could be successfully replaced with
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Coverage of the latest news and updates from the field of stem cells.
GUELPH, ONT (CA) July 2018 — Researchers have discovered the type of stem cell that enables geckos to create new brain cells, providing evidence that the lizards may also be able to regenerate parts of the brain after injury.
COLOGNE, (DE) July 2018 - Researchers made an important step toward understanding the mechanisms that cause the neurodegenerative disorder Huntington's disease when they identified a system blocking the accumulation of toxin protein aggregates, which
CHAPEL HILL, NC (US) July 2018 - A small population of brain cells deep in a memory-making region of the brain controls the production of new neurons and may have a role in common brain disorders, according to a study from scientists at the University of North Carolina (UNC)
LUXEMBOURG CITY, (LU) July 2018 - A newly developed computational method makes it possible for researchers to accurately predict how one subpopulation of cells can be converted into another.
SAN DIEGO, CA (US) July 2018 - The therapeutic potential of human induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs), which are capable of becoming almost any type of cell in the human body, is well-recognized and broadly pursued, but their mutational burden has not yet been fully
A City of Hope scientist has discovered a gene-editing technology that could efficiently and accurately correct the genetic defects that underlie certain diseases.
Scientists from the New York Stem Cell Foundation (NYSCF) Research Institute have developed a new bone engineering technique called Segmental Additive Tissue Engineering (SATE).
It’s tempting to think all it takes to regrow arteries lost to heart disease is encouraging the proliferation of new blood vessel cells, but that hasn’t worked out. Now, Stanford biologist Kristy Red-Horse, Ph.D., and colleagues think they’ve figured out part of the problem.
Human stem cells are of great interest in the fields of regenerative medicine and research because they reproduce indefinitely and can differentiate into every other cell type found in the body.