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

November 15, 2021

KAZAN (RU), November 2021 — Tay-Sachs disease is one of the orphan diseases currently focused on by many research groups worldwide.

November 10, 2021

IRVINE, CA (US), November 2021 — More than four times as many businesses and clinics than were identified in 2016 are selling stem cell products not approved by the U.S.

November 10, 2021

BOSTON, MA (US), November 2021 — As we age, many of us acquire mutations that cause some of our blood stem cells to multiply faster than others, forming their own distinct populations or “clones.” This is known as clonal hematopoiesis.

November 4, 2021

JOHANNESBURG (SA), October 2021 — Stem cell therapy needs a lot of human cells of a specific type. Shining a near-infrared laser on adult stem cells derived from human body fat makes the stem cells replicate 54 percent faster.

November 4, 2021

KAZAN (RU), October 2021 — A gene-cell preparation by Kazan Federal University comprises a patient’s stem cells specifically modified to synthesize several therapeutic proteins.

November 4, 2021

BETHESDA, MD (US), October 2021 — As scientists move closer to testing regenerative therapies for eye disease, techniques are needed to monitor transplanted cells as they integrate with host tissues.

November 1, 2021

Philidelphia, PA (October 2021) - With age, the human heart gradually loses its ability to repair itself following injury.

November 1, 2021

BOSTON, MA (US), October 2021 — At the earliest stages of human embryonic development, a small collection of cells known as human embryonic stem cells (hESCs) orchestrates growth and differentiation, eventually giving rise to highly specialized human tissues.

October 28, 2021

CAMBRIDGE (UK), October 2021 — Cambridge researchers have developed “mini brains” that allow them to study a fatal and untreatable neurological disorder causing paralysis and dementia – and for the first time have been able to grow these for almost a year.

October 28, 2021

BIRMINGHAM, AL (US), October 2021 — A heart attack kills heart muscle cells, leading to a scar that weakens the heart, often leading to eventual heart failure.

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