Latest Regeneration Stories
In liver disease, extent of tissue damage depends on the balance between the generation of scar tissue and the regeneration of new liver cells.
A new study in Nature Medicine describes how different types of immune system T-cells alternately discourage and encourage stem cells to regrow bone and tissue, bringing into sharp focus the importance of the transplant recipient's immune system in stem cell regeneration.
After a heart attack, the portions of the heart damaged by a lack of oxygen become scar tissue.
Researchers from Mount Sinai School of Medicine have discovered the therapeutic benefit of fetal stem cells in helping the maternal heart recover after heart attack or other injury.
Researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College say they have taken an important step forward in their quest to "turn on" lung regeneration -- an advance that could effectively treat millions of people suffering from respiratory disorders.
Researchers have now identified and characterized adult stem cells that have the capacity to regenerate lung tissue.
New research has found that stem cells derived from human cord blood could be an effective alternative in repairing heart attacks.
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