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January 31, 2015

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U. Iowa group creates insulin-producing cells that normalize blood-sugar levels in diabetic miceUniversity of Iowa researchers reprogrammed human skin cells to create induced pluripotent stem...

January 30, 2015

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Researchers in the Cedars-Sinai Board of Governors Regenerative Medicine Institute have devised a novel way to generate transplantable corneal stem cells that may eventually benefit patients...

January 29, 2015

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CDK6 is needed for leukemic stem cell activation (left). When CDK6 is absent, the LSC remains in a quiescent state and leukemia formation is prohibited (right).

January 28, 2015

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A new treatment for hair loss could be on the horizon; researchers have found a way to generate new hair growth using human pluripotent stem cells.
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Three-dimensional (3D) printing can effectively create a biodegradable tracheal segment containing a patient's own cells for use in complex tracheal reconstruction, according to a proof of concept...

January 27, 2015

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A study led by the National University of Singapore (NUS) found that attaching chemotherapy drug Epirubicin to nanodiamonds effectively eliminates chemoresistant cancer stem cells.

January 23, 2015

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Researchers at the Hubrecht Institute and the University Medical Center (UMC) Utrecht successfully developed a culturing system for human liver stem cells as well as stem cells from pancreatic...
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In outer space, scientists will study a molecule that could accelerate bone growth, potentially leading to new treatments for osteoporosis and other bone conditions.

January 22, 2015

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Results from a preliminary study indicate that among patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (MS), treatment with nonmyeloablative hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (low...
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Multipotent cells isolated from the human umbilical cord, called mesenchymal stromal cells (hUC-MSCs) have shown promise for use in cell therapy to treat a variety of human diseases.

January 21, 2015

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These results, published in the journal Cell Reports, help to unravel seemingly contradictory observations and illuminate the complexities of transcription factor action in regeneration and tumor...

January 20, 2015

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Stem cells derived from human amnion have for some time been considered promising for cell therapies because of their ease of access, ability to differentiate, and absence of ethical issues.

January 19, 2015

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A see-through zebrafish and enhanced imaging provide the first direct glimpse of how blood stem cells take root in the body to generate blood.
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Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have discovered the stem cell in mice that gives rise to bone, cartilage and a key part of bone marrow called the stroma.

January 14, 2015

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For the first time, scientists have grown human muscle that responds to electrical impulses and drugs, offering an in vitro model in which to test new treatments and study disease.
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A promising new therapeutic approach to treat a variety of diseases involves taking a patient's own cells, turning them into stem cells, and then deriving targeted cell types such as muscle or nerve...

January 13, 2015

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Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) represents the second most frequent skin cancer with more than half million new patients affected every year in the world.

January 12, 2015

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Scientists have long known that species such as amphibians and fish can regenerate retinal cells -- so why can't mammals?

January 8, 2015

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NuVascular Technologies, Inc. has recently obtained exclusive licensing rights to commercialize a breakthrough medical device that will provide a minimally invasive treatment for heart disease, the...
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UC Irvine scientists studying the role of circadian rhythms in skin stem cells found that this clock plays a key role in coordinating daily metabolic cycles and cell division.