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May 27, 2016

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May 27, 2016

Avoiding Mixtures of Different Mitochondria Leads to Effective Mitochondrial Replacement

May 19, 2016 — Scientists have discovered an important biological phenomenon in human cells that will help scientists design safer treatments to prevent mitochondrial diseases. The team first pioneered a technique, ... read more

May 18, 2016 — Researchers have developed a new method for preparing mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) that not only leads to the production of more native stem cells, but also labels them with a FDA approved ... read more

Stem Cell Gene Therapy for Fatal Childhood Disease Ready for Human Trial

May 10, 2016 — Scientists who have developed a stem cell gene therapy to reverse a fatal childhood illness have agreed to work with a new therapeutics company to test it in a human ... read more

Stem Cell Therapy Shows Potential for Difficult-to-Treat Refractory Angina Patient Population

May 5, 2016 — A study using a stem cell therapy to treat challenging refractory angina (RA) patients demonstrated promising results, including improved exercise time, reduced angina and reduced ... read more

May 2, 2016 — Two existing chemotherapy drugs appear to be a powerful pair in targeting errant stem cells that are making breast cancer and enabling its spread and recurrence, scientists ... read more

May 2, 2016 — A new study is first to closely follow development of new neurons in the adult brain, giving potential new insight into neurodevelopmental disorders such as autism and ... read more

May 2, 2016 — Nurturing stem cells atop a bed of mouse cells works well, but is a non-starter for transplants to patients. Instead, scientists are developing a synthetic ... read more

Benefits of Stem Cells for Treating Spinal Cord Injuries Assessed

Apr. 29, 2016 — Stem cell therapy is a rapidly evolving and promising treatment for spinal-cord injuries. According to a new literature review, different types of stem cells vary in their ability to help restore ... read more

Apr. 28, 2016 — By administering nicotinamide riboside to elderly mice, researchers restored their organs' ability to regenerate and prolonged their lives. This method has potential for treating a number of ... read more

Apr. 28, 2016 — In a major breakthrough, scientists have transformed skin cells into heart cells and brain cells using a combination of chemicals. All previous work on cellular reprogramming required adding external ... read more

Apr. 28, 2016 — Only a few cells in a cancerous tumor are able to break away and spread to other parts of the body, but the curve along the edge of the tumor may play a large role in activating these tumor-seeding ... read more

Apr. 28, 2016 — A neuroscientist has inserted a genetic switch into nerve cells so a patient can alter their activity by taking designer drugs that would not affect any other cell. The cells in question are neurons ... read more

Stem Cell Study Finds Mechanism That Controls Skin and Hair Color

Apr. 28, 2016 — A pair of molecular signals controls skin and hair color in mice and humans -- and could be targeted by new drugs to treat skin pigment disorders like vitiligo, according to a new ... read more

Stem Cells Know How to Open Up and Unwind

Apr. 28, 2016 — Research has revealed a new understanding of how an open genome structure supports the long-term and unrestricted developmental potential in embryonic stem cells. This insight provides new avenues ... read more

Apr. 27, 2016 — A protein called Musashi-2 regulates the function and development of important blood stem cells. This knowledge provides new strategies that can be used to control the growth of these cells -- cells ... read more

Apr. 25, 2016 — An unexpected link between cellular metabolic and recycling processes points to new cancer therapies. This cellular fuel gauge is a protein complex called AMPK that oversees energy input and output ... read more

Chronic Inflammation Leads to Imbalanced Blood System, Potentially Cancer Risk

Apr. 25, 2016 — Chronic exposure to interleukin-1 causes HSCs to produce cells needed to fight infection and repair injury, but at the expense of their own ability to self-renew and maintain a healthy blood system. ... read more

Apr. 22, 2016 — Timing is everything when it comes to the development of the vertebrate face. In a new study, researchers have identified the roles of key molecular signals that control this critical ... read more

Researchers Identify Key Factor for Reprogramming Adult Cells Into Stem Cells

Apr. 21, 2016 — Scientists have identified and characterized a biological factor critical to the transformation of adult somatic cells (cells that are not sperm or egg cells) into stem ... read more

Recycling an Anti-Hypertensive Agent to Fight Brain Tumors

Apr. 21, 2016 — Treatments available for glioblastoma -- malignant brain tumors -- have little effect. An international collaboration tested active ingredients from existing medications and eventually identified one ... read more

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