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Created line of spinal cord neural stem cells shows diverse promise

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine report that they have successfully created spinal cord neural stem cells (NSCs) from human...

Stem cell research findings may lead to osteoporosis, bone tissue treatments

Stem cells in bone marrow need to produce hydrogen sulfide to properly multiply and form bone tissue, according to a new study from the...

Gene family proven to suppress prostate cancer

Cornell researchers report they have discovered direct genetic evidence that a family of genes, called MicroRNA-34 (miR-34), are bona fide tumor suppressors. The study is...

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...

Chronic stress predisposes brain to mental illness

University of California, Berkeley, researchers have shown that chronic stress generates long-term changes in the brain that may explain why people suffering chronic stress...

Dental study provides wealth of stem cell details

An Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC study has uncovered new details on how bundles of nerves and arteries interact with stem cells and...

Scientists Reprogram Skin Cells into Insulin-Producing Pancreas Cells

A cure for type 1 diabetes has long eluded even the top experts. Not because they do not know what must be done —...

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,...

New method increases supply of embryonic stem cells

A new method allows for large-scale generation of human embryonic stem cells of high clinical quality. It also allows for production of such cells...
How stem cells help heal traumatic brain injury

Stem cells, guide tubes repair injured peripheral nerve

Using skin-derived stem cells (SDSCs) and a previously developed collagen tube designed to successfully bridge gaps in injured nerves in rat models, the research...

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