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Stem cells converted to living intestinal patches

More than 20,000 Danes suffer from chronic inflammatory bowel disease. They are treated with expensive medication that only dampens their symptoms, or have the affected...

Human stomach a stem cell powerhouse

New research has shown that the stomach naturally produces more stem cells than previously realized, likely for repair of injuries from infections, digestive fluids...

Stem Cells Engineered to Become Targeted Drug Factories

A group of Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and Harvard Stem Cell Institute researchers, and collaborators at MIT and Massachusetts General Hospital have found a...

Ancient viruses that function in early human development may play role...

A study published in the July edition of Genome Biology says genetic matter, previously ignored by the scientific community, may play an important role...

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...

New stem cell gene therapy gives hope to prevent inherited neurological...

Scientists from The University of Manchester have used stem cell gene therapy to treat a fatal genetic brain disease in mice for the first...

Decontaminating fetal stem cells for rehab use

The use of central nervous system fetal tissues derived from routine elective abortions to provide stem cells for transplantation procedures aimed at restoring damage...

Gingival stem cells may be used in tissue regeneration

Today, the International and American Associations for Dental Research (IADR/AADR) published a paper titled "Gingivae Contain Neural-crest- and Mesoderm-derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells." The paper,...

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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