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

October 13, 2021

LUND (SE), October 2021 — Our DNA is very similar to that of the chimpanzee, which in evolutionary terms is our closest living relative.

October 11, 2021

PHILADELPHIA, PA (US), October 2021 — A new approach to repairing peripheral nerves marries the regenerating power of gingiva-derived mesenchymal stem cells with a biological scaffold to enable the functional recovery of nerves following a facial injury, according to a study by a

October 11, 2021

ANN ARBOR, MI (US), October 2021 — A lung transplant can mean the difference between life and death for people with diseases such as pulmonary fibrosis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and even severe COVID-19.

October 7, 2021

TOYOAKE (JP), October 2021 — Fukuyama congenital muscular dystrophy (FCMD) is a severe genetic neuromuscular disorder affecting the eyes, brain and muscles.

October 7, 2021

DALLAS, TX (US), October 2021 – University of Texas Southwestern stem cell scientists find that stringent lineage tracing is crucial for studies of nerve cell regeneration.

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.

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