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

August 2, 2021

HOUSTON, TX (US), August 2021 — Stem cells in adult tissues are rare. When an injury occurs and damaged cells need to be replaced, the job often falls to differentiated, or mature, cells, rather than stem cells.

August 2, 2021

MADISON, WI (US), August 2021 — Stem cell research holds great potential for regenerative therapies and treatments to combat cardiovascular disease, which is responsible for over 30 percent of all deaths worldwide.

July 30, 2021

BEIJING (CN), July 2021 — Hematopoietic cell transplantation (HCT) is a recognized treatment option for certain blood and bone marrow cancers as well as some autoimmune and hereditary disorders.

July 30, 2021

SUZHOU(CN), July 2021 — Heart attack, or myocardial infarction, is one of the leading causes of death worldwide.

July 26, 2021

ZURICH (CH), July 2021 — Researchers at ETH Zurich have developed a cell culture test to detect substances that are directly or indirectly harmful to embryos.

July 22, 2021

MUNICH (DE), July 2021 — In addition to chemical factors, mechanical influences play an important role in the natural growth of human organs such as kidneys, lungs and mammary glands – but also in the development of tumors.

July 21, 2021

WASHINGTON, DC (US), July 2021 — Heart attack, or myocardial infarction, is one of the leading causes of death worldwide.

July 19, 2021

LOS ANGELES, CA (US), July 2021 — The sensory cells in the inner ear and the touch receptors in the skin actually have a lot in common, according to a new study from the University of Southern California stem cell laboratory of Neil Segil,

July 16, 2021

HEIDELBERG (DE) (July 2021)  — For the first time, scientists from the German Cancer Consortium (DKTK) partner site in Essen/Düsseldorf have discovered stem cells of the hematopoietic system in glioblastomas, the most aggressive form of brain tumor.

July 14, 2021

KUMAMOTO (JP), July 2021 — A research collaboration based in Kumamoto University, Japan has discovered that muscles and the resident stem cells (satellite cells) responsible for muscle regeneration retain memory of their location in the body.