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

October 7, 2014

Scientists at the University of Southampton have discovered that a region on the front surface of the eye harbors special stem cells that could treat blinding eye conditions. 

October 7, 2014

A seven-year project to develop a barcoding and tracking system for tissue stem cells has revealed previously unrecognized features of normal blood production.

October 6, 2014

October 8 marks the seventh annual Stem Cell Awareness Day, a global opportunity to foster greater understanding about stem cell research and the range of potential applications for disease and injury.

October 2, 2014

Brain cells that multiply to help birds sing their best during breeding season are known to die back naturally later in the year.

October 1, 2014

Researchers have found a way to take a child's skin cells, reprogram them to function as heart valvular cells and then use the cells to engineer a pulmonary valve that can grow with the patient.

October 1, 2014

A bioactive compound in a spice widely used in South Asian and Middle Eastern cooking appears to promote stem cell proliferation and differentiation in the brain.

September 30, 2014

A new study addresses questions raised by the "Berlin patient," the only adult who underwent a stem cell transplant and was thought to have been cured of HIV.

September 17, 2014

A small protein named GILZ appears to protect against the bone loss that often accompanies arthritis and its treatment, researchers report.

September 17, 2014

ViaCyte, Inc., a privately held regenerative medicine company developing a stem cell-derived islet replacement therapy for the treatment of diabetes, has been selected to receive a $16.6 million Accelerated Development Pathway Award from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicin

September 16, 2014

A new book, “Inevitable Collision: The Inspiring Story that Brought Stem Cell Research to Conservative America,” has been released in an effort to bring awareness to the growing conversation and debate surrounding stem cell research and regenerative medicine, according to its author.