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Jokes aside, new research has finally uncovered a drug that can generate unlimited numbers of new heart cells from stem cells. Called ITD-1, the new compound is a... Read More »
Researchers from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem have improved our understanding of the unique pluripotency of embryonic stem cells. Focusing their studies on the... Read More »
Our brains go through many changes as we grow, learn and experience new situations. Many of these changes are obvious, including maturing as we get older as a result... Read More »
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Ann ConkleThis research is so exciting. After many decades of SCI being considered irreversible, it's very gratifying to see research in this area paying off.
Jun 18, 2012
Stem cells divide and renew throughout life. But, that doesn’t mean they don’t age; stem cells do gradually lose their ability to renew. Now, researchers... Read More »
A new nanotechnology breakthrough is helping scientists and oncologists evaluate why a certain subset of early-stage cancer cells, called cancer stem cells... Read More »
A new study gives insight into how how stem cells differentiate. New findings show that embryonic stem cells must be fully able to compact the chromatin inside of... Read More »
In the mid-1990s, James A. Thomson from the University of Wisconsin-Madison developed an innovative technique that led to the development of primate embryonic stem... Read More »
Here’s the top medical news of this week! Promising new HIV treatments give hope for eventual cure   The Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)... Read More »
Scientists at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center have transplanted brain cancer patients' own gene-modified blood stem cells in order to protect their bone... Read More »
A seven-year-old girl is experiencing a reversal of her aplastic bone marrow after undergoing a placental-based cell treatment. Aplastic bone marrow is a condition... Read More »
Scientists have finally pinpointed the molecular cause of a painful and often devastating condition that affects 60 percent of women by the age of 45. Researchers at... Read More »
Here’s your weekly roundup of hot medical news! Mending a broken heart with stem cells and microRNAs   Just like a deep wound causes a scar to... Read More »
Scientists at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital and Ulm University of Medicine in Germany have rejuvenated aged hematopoietic stem cells, making it possible for... Read More »
Researchers from University of California, Davis demonstrated the safety and efficacy of transplanting anti-HIV stem cells into mouse models in a new study. The... Read More »
Just like a deep wound causes a scar to form on the skin’s surface, the damage sustained during a heart attack can lead to scarring of the heart’s tissue. ... Read More »
In 2009, Barack Obama issued Executive Order 13505, which allowed the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to develop guidelines for the funding and development... Read More »
Here's your weekly roundup of hot medical news... Kidney transplant breakthroughs   For the first time, a kidney that had been donated to... Read More »
A new University of Southern California study outlines a specific mechanism for controlling autoimmune disorders with infusions of mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs)... Read More »
Scientists from the Danish Stem Cell Center at the University of Copenhagen and Hagedorn Research Institute have gained new insight into the signaling paths that... Read More »
A new embryonic stem cell line developed at the University of Michigan has just been placed on the US National Institutes of Health's registry, making the cells... Read More »