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Spanish Team Grows Fake Skin Using Stem Cells From Umbilical Cord
2013-11-22 14:54:38

Scientists from the University of Granada in Spain have announced the development of artificial skin, grown from umbilical cord stem cells. The development could be a massive step forward for the treatment of burn victims or other patients who have suffered severe skin damage.

2013-11-01 23:00:51

Stem cells from AlphaCord labs are being used in vital clinical trials to treat autism, brain injuries, cerebral palsy and even juvenile diabetes.

2013-10-09 11:39:15

Starting with a discovery in zebrafish in 2007, Harvard Stem Cell Institute (HSCI) researchers have published initial results of a Phase Ib human clinical trial of a therapeutic that has the potential to improve the success of blood stem cell transplantation.


Word of the Day
adustion
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.
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