September 26, 2013 5:23 pm
Seeding fat grafts with stem cells could improve reconstructive surgery results.
September 26, 2013 4:26 pm
iPSCs directed to differentiate into specific cell types offer the possibility of a renewable source of replacement cells and tissues to treat ailments, including Parkinson’s disease, spinal cord injury, heart disease, diabetes, and arthritis.
September 11, 2013 3:22 pm
Scientists have succeeded in generating new stem cells in living mice and say their success opens up possibilities for the regeneration of damaged tissue in people with conditions ranging from heart failure to spinal cord injury.
July 29, 2013 4:34 pm
A French company is offering people a “bank” to store their own stem cells for years in a bet that those cells may be used to grow replacement organs and possibly save their lives someday
July 10, 2013 2:58 pm
The HIV gene medicines company Calimmune announced today that the first patient has begun treatment in a Phase I/II clinical trial designed to determine whether a pioneering genetic medicine approach can help to protect individuals infected with HIV.
July 8, 2013 5:30 pm
Dozens of papers by a German cardiologist who claims to have succeeded in using bone marrow-derived stem cells to repair patients’ damaged hearts are riddled with errors and inconsistencies.
July 3, 2013 2:50 pm
Scientists have for the first time created a functional human liver from stem cells derived from skin and blood and say their success points to a future where much-needed livers and other transplant organs could be made in a laboratory.
July 1, 2013 1:36 pm
In an animal experiment using primates modeled with Parkinson’s disease, transplanting human embryonic stem cells revealed “robust survival” of the cells after six weeks.
June 14, 2013 1:16 pm
Mammals can regenerate the very tips of their fingers and toes after amputation, and now new research shows how stem cells in the nail play a role in that process.
May 15, 2013 3:00 pm
Scientists have finally succeeded in using cloning to create human embryonic stem cells, a step toward developing replacement tissue to treat diseases but one that might also hasten the day when it will be possible to create cloned babies.