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

October 5, 2021

SOUTHAMPTON (UK), October 2021 – Researchers at the University of Southampton have invented a new way to generate human cartilage tissue from stem cells. The technique could pave the way for the development of a much-needed new treatment for people with cartilage damage.

October 5, 2021

WEST LAFAYETTE, IN (US), October 2021 – Most strokes happen when an artery in the brain becomes blocked. Blood flow to the neural tissue stops and those tissues typically die. Because of the locations of the major arteries in the brain, many strokes affect motor function.

September 29, 2021

CHAPEL HILL, NC (US), September 2021 — A newly developed immunotherapy that simultaneously uses modified immune-fighting cells to home in on and attack two antigens, or foreign substances, on cancer cells was highly effective in mice implanted with human neuroblastoma tissue, rep

September 27, 2021

NOTTINGHAM (UK), September 2021 — An international team of scientists has created a three-dimensional (3D) pancreatic cancer tumor model in the laboratory, combining a bioengineered matrix and patient-derived cells that could be used to develop and test targeted treatments.

September 27, 2021

PASADENA, CA (US), September 2021 — Research on human embryos is vital to understanding the earliest stages of human development.

September 24, 2021

MÜNSTER (DE), September 2021 — The brain holds numerous unsolved medical mysteries. Only a few years ago it was discovered that the outer layer of the meninges is interlaced with lymphatic vessels.

September 24, 2021

Edmonton, AB(CA), September 2021 — An immunological molecule called fractalkine can boost the production of brain cells that produce myelin, a key factor in diseases such as multiple sclerosis (MS), according to recent research from the University of Alberta.

September 22, 2021

MUNICH (DE), September 2021 — As we age, our bones become thinner, we suffer fractures more often and bone-diseases such as osteoporosis are more likely to occur.

September 22, 2021

KYOTO (JP), September 2021 — For species that rely on sexual reproduction, including mice and men, offspring can only happen if sperm from the male fertilize eggs from the female. Even artificial fertilization techniques depend on donors for both of these cells.

September 20, 2021

BUFFALO, NY (US), September 2021 — A University at Buffalo-led research team has shown that a protein named for the mythical land of youth in Irish folklore is effective at reversing aging in skeletal muscle cells.

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