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

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.

September 15, 2014

A 70-year-old woman has undergone the first graft of induced pluripotent stem cells. She is a participant in a clinical trial that is testing stem cells for treating age-related macular degeneration (AMD).

September 10, 2014

A new report on the induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC) product market says it lures major industry competitors with double-digit growth and massive change in 2013.

September 9, 2014

Scientists at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute (OHRI) have made what they say is a breakthrough in the treatment of a rare and debilitating neurological disease known as “stiff person syndrome” that leaves people who are afflicted with the disorder standing like tin soldiers and unable to m

September 9, 2014

As we age, stem cells throughout our bodies gradually lose their capacity to repair damage even from normal wear and tear. Researchers have discovered the reason why this decline occurs in our skeletal muscle.

September 9, 2014

What if repairing large segments of damaged muscle tissue was as simple as mobilizing the body’s stem cells to the site of the injury? New research suggests that “in body” regeneration of muscle tissue might be possible by harnessing the body’s natural healing powers.