Latest Mesenchymal stem cell Stories
Bioengineers from the University of California, San Diego have achieved the â€œTriple Crownâ€ of stem cell culture â€“ they created an artificial environment for stem cells that simultaneously provides the chemical, mechanical and electrical cues necessary for stem cell growth and differentiation.
Gadonanotubes (GNTs) developed at Rice University are beginning to show positive results in a study funded by a federal stimulus grant through the National Institutes of Health (NIH) last year.
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Many scientists aspire to take control over the stem cell differentiation process, so that we can grow organs and implants perfectly matched to each patient in the future.
Biomedical researchers at the University at Buffalo have engineered adult stem cells that scientists can grow continuously in culture, a discovery that could speed development of cost-effective treatments for diseases including heart disease, diabetes, immune disorders and neurodegenerative diseases.
Aging disrupts the balance between bone formation and bone destruction, resulting in osteoporosis, which is characterized by reduced bone mass and increased risk of fracture.
For most people, wisdom teeth are not much more than an annoyance that eventually needs to be removed -- however, a new study shows that wisdom teeth contain a valuable reservoir of tissue for the creation of stem cells.
FREDERICK, Md., Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The recent ruling by federal judge Royce C. Lamberth halting embryonic stem cell research may present a hurdle for some disease research but not necessarily for arthritis.
A study led by a researcher at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University has revealed a unique â€œpartnershipâ€ between two types of bone marrow stem cells, which could lead to advances in regenerative medicine.
Mayo Clinic investigators, with Belgian collaborators, have demonstrated that rationally "guided" human adult stem cells can effectively heal, repair and regenerate damaged heart tissue.
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