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

September 2, 2021

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.

September 1, 2021

ST. LOUIS, MO (US), August 2021 — The deadliest time in a viral respiratory illness sometimes is actually after the virus is cleared from the body.

August 31, 2021

LOS ANGELES, CA (US), August 2021 — Researchers at the Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research at University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) have developed brain organoids – 3D, brain-like structures grown from human stem cells – that sho

August 30, 2021

DAEGU (KR), August 2021 — New research published in Stem Cell Reports has found elevated cholesterol supply from astrocytes to neurons in the model of Alzheim

August 30, 2021

UNIVERSITY PARK, PA (US), August 2021 — The human body can be genetically inclined to attack its own cells, destroying the beta cells in the pancreas that make insulin, which helps convert sugar into energy.

August 26, 2021

YUNNAN (CN), August 2021 — Neural stem cells play pivotal roles during prenatal development and throughout life, according to results of a study published in Aging-US.

August 26, 2021

DÜSSELDORF (DE), August 2021 — Human induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) can be used to generate brain organoids containing an eye structure called the optic cup, according to a study published in Cell Stem Cell.

August 23, 2021

BIRMINGHAM, AL (US), August 2021 — More than 43,000 American women will die from breast cancer this year. Most of those deaths will occur after the cancer has spread to other organs, a process called metastasis. This involves at least five major steps.

August 23, 2021

BOSTON, MA (US), August 2021 — A team led by researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) has generated premature cells that support early heart development but vanish soon after birth.

August 23, 2021

BOSTON, MA (US), August 2021 — Investigators who previously developed a recipe for turning skin cells into primitive muscle-like cells that can be maintained indefinitely in the lab without losing the potential to become mature muscle have now uncovered how this recipe works and

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