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Alzheimer’s in a dish

Stem cells from patients offer model and drug-discovery platform for early onset form of disease Harvard stem cell scientists have successfully converted skins cells from...

Making stem cells grow human hair

If the content of many a situation comedy, not to mention late-night TV advertisements, is to be believed, there's an epidemic of balding men,...

Living brain cells made from patients’ biobanked brain tissue

Scientists at The New York Stem Cell Foundation Research Institute, working in collaboration with scientists from Columbia University Medical Center, for the first time...

New Stem Cells Go Back Further

One of the obstacles to employing human embryonic stem cells for medical use lies in their very promise: They are born to rapidly differentiate...

Efficient method for converting fat cells to liver cells

In a feat of modern-day alchemy with huge potential for regenerative medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine scientists have developed a fast, efficient way...

Stem cells in urine easy to isolate, have potential for numerous...

Could harvesting stem cells for therapy one day be as simple as asking patients for a urine sample? Researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical...

Stem Cell-Derived Hepatocytes Regenerate Liver Function

Researchers have generated functional hepatocytes from human stem cells, transplanted them into mice with acute liver injury, and shown the ability of these stem-cell...

Researchers step closer to custom-building new blood vessels

Researchers at Johns Hopkins have coaxed stem cells into forming networks of new blood vessels in the laboratory, then successfully transplanted them into mice....

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