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AstraZeneca’s “Heart in a Jar” Project

February 18, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Human heart-in-a-jar
Heart failure with preserved ejection fraction is a condition where the heart still pumps but is too weak to [MORE]

Opportunities for Cell-Based Treatment of Arthritis and Osteoporosis

February 4, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Cervical spine arthritis
This long article from the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research raises a caution about cell based [MORE]

First Corneal Transplant from iPSCs

December 24, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Corneal transplant
“A woman in Japan with a corneal disease has become the first person in the world to receive a [MORE]

iPSCs in 3-D Culture

June 11, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Combining 3D culture with iPSCs
This piece, citing research at Corning Life Sciences (Tewksbury, MA), describes two laboratory technologies—induced pluripotent stem [MORE]

Stem Cells to T-cells from Artificial Thymic Organoids

April 16, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

T helper cell
Growing tissue organoids seems to be the coming thing for drug testing, but additionally, researchers at UCLA have [MORE]

Growing Mesenchymal Progenitors without Animal Derived Compounds

April 16, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Mesenchymal progenitors
Human mesenchymal stem cells are rare and difficult to expand in culture, but they have the greatest capability of [MORE]

13 Years of iPSC Therapies in Clinical Trials

March 5, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

iPS cell therapies for clinical trials
Thirteen years have passed since Kyoto University’s Shinya Yamanaka demonstrated how altering four genes could [MORE]

iPSC Transplanted into Parkinson’s Patient

February 5, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Neurons
Last October, Japanese neuroscientists implanted induced pluripotent stem cells into a Parkinson’s patient.  As described: “Kyoto University stem cell researcher [MORE]

First Fully Personalized Tissue Implants

January 29, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Prof. Tal Dvir engineers personalized cells for implants
This piece asserts that researchers at Tel Aviv University have shown how it [MORE]

CRISPR-Based Test for Cardiomyopathy

January 29, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
Most attention to CRISPR-Cas 9 has focused on editing out disease related genes, but this report tells of University [MORE]

Perspective on Clinical Stem Cell Therapy

December 11, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Human embryonic stem cell
In the 20 years since the University of Wisconsin’s James Thomson isolated the first embryonic stem cells, [MORE]

Speeding Up Stem Cell Growth

November 13, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Speeding up stem cell growth
Before stem cell therapies can become more robust, cell culture has to be finely tuned so [MORE]

Growing Up Kidney Podocytes

September 18, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Mature kidney podocyte
Winston Churchill’s comment that Russia is “a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma” might equally apply [MORE]

Serotonin-Releasing Neurons Cultured from Skin Cells

January 12, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

Serotonin Releasing Neurons
It would be useful, indeed, to have serotonin-producing cells in tissue culture to test drugs developed to treat [MORE]