STOCKHOLM (SE), April 2020 — Researchers at Karolinska Institutet and St. Erik Eye Hospital in Sweden have discovered a way to refine the production of retinal cells from embryonic stem cells for treating blindness in the elderly.
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PHILADELPHIA, PA (US), March 2020 — Though many negative repercussions of human immunodeficiency virus infection can be mitigated with the use of antiretroviral therapy (ART), one area where medical advances haven’t made as much progress is in the reduction of cognitive impacts.
ZURICH (CH), March 2020 — Stem cells can generate a variety of specific tissues and are increasingly used for clinical applications such as the replacement of bone or cartilage.
IRVINE, CA (US), March 2020 — A team of University of California, Irvine researchers have published the first comprehensive overview of the major changes that occur in mammalian skin cells as they prepare to hea
NEW YORK, NY (US), March 2020 — Skin is our body's most ardent defender against pathogens and other external threats.
BALTIMORE, MD (US), March 2020 — Johns Hopkins Medicine scientists say they have successfully turned back the biological hands of time, coaxing adult human cells in the laboratory to revert to a primitive state, and unlocking their potential to
PHILADELPHIA, PA (US), March 2020 — Early on in each cell, a critical protein known as FoxA2 simultaneously binds to both the chromosomal proteins and the DNA, opening the flood gates for gene activation, according to a new study led by researchers in the Pere
MELBOURNE (AU), March 2020 — A has revealed that a bacterial superbug can prevent stem cells in the gut from carrying out their vital role of regenerating the inner lining of the intestine. This causes potentially severe disease, particularly in the elderly.
ZURICH (SW), March 2020 — On March 6 at 11:50 p.m. EST, the International Space Station resupply mission Space X CRS-20 took off from Cape Canaveral (USA). On board: 250 test tubes from the University of Zurich containing adult human stem cells.
DRESDEN (DE), March 2020 — A Franco-German research team led by Michael Sieweke, Ph.D., from the Center for Regenerative Therapies TU Dresden (CRTD) and the Center of Immunology of Marseille Luminy (CNRS, INSERM, Aix-Marseille University), today uncovered a surprising prope