Articles about stem cell research


New platform enables long-term tracking of stem cell-derived tissues after transplantation

Last updated: 07/26/2020

Durham, NC – A new platform reported on today in STEM CELLS Translational Medicine (SCTM) will enable long-term tracking of cardiomyocytes produced from induced pluripotent stem...

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Burning fat to make mature blood cells

Last updated: 07/14/2020

Stem cells are special precursor cells, found in all animals from flies to humans, that can give rise to all the mature cell types in the body. Their job is to generate supplies...

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Fat cell hormone boosts potential of stem cell therapy

Last updated: 07/13/2020

Mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) have the potential to differentiate into a range of different cell types, including bone, fat and muscle cells. But it's their ability to stimulate...

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How Randomness and Collective Dynamics Define a Stem Cell

Last updated: 07/12/2020

Stem cells are central to organ development and renewal. In most organs, stem cells are located in specific regions and, in some cases, can be identified through several...

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Stem cell donor drives to Florida during pandemic to help save patient battling lymphoma

Last updated: 07/07/2020

Stem cell donor drives to Florida during pandemic to help save patient battling lymphoma Jul 01, 2020 by Gift of Life Donor Story Moments after he learned that he was a match...

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Why developing nerve cells can take a wrong turn

Last updated: 07/06/2020

Loss of ubiquitin-conjugating enzyme leads to impediment in growth of nerve cells. A link has been found between cellular machineries of protein degradation and regulation of...

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MultiBrief: Researchers grow livers using human stem cells

Last updated: 07/05/2020

Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh have grown five tiny human livers and successfully transplanted them into rats. The most significant aspect of the study is that the...

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Scientists find a simpler way to make sensory hearing cells

Last updated: 07/04/2020

Scientists from the USC Stem Cell laboratories of Neil Segil and Justin Ichida are whispering the secrets of a simpler way to generate the sensory cells of the inner ear. Their...

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Pediatric stem cell transplants: What to know

Last updated: 07/01/2020

Pediatric stem cell transplants: What to know BY Devon Carter When chemotherapy alone isn’t successful in treating blood cancers like leukemia and lymphoma in pediatric...

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Researchers use stem cells to model the immune response to COVID-19

Last updated: 06/25/2020

Editor’s note: This announcement was updated on June 23, 2020, to correct the value of a grant from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine. The grant amount was...

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