POSTS TAGGED AS stem cells

New Stem Cell Scaffold for CNS Tissue Transplants

February 19, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Inorganic nanoscaffold for stem cell therapy
Rutgers’s engineers have created a biodegradable, inorganic hybrid (BHI) scaffold that can deliver stem cells, [MORE]

Functional Lab-Grown Brain Organoids

February 12, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Slice of brain organoid
UCSD neuroscientists have grown stem cells into tissue resembling the brain’s cortex.  Further, those “organoids” display EEG [MORE]

iPSC Transplanted into Parkinson’s Patient

February 5, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

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

Personalized Bones….in Three Weeks

January 22, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Osteoarthritis in knees
This might be an arguable point—that regenerative medicine is the medical defining point of the early 21st century.  [MORE]

Platelets Grown from Adipose Stem Cells

January 8, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Platelets grown from stem cells
Human donors supply some 4.5 million platelet units worldwide each year.  Shortages exist because donated platelets [MORE]

Stem Cell Family of the Human Skeleton

December 18, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Bone structure from human skeletal stem cells
Stanford University scientists have discovered true human skeletal stem cells for the first time.  [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]

3-D Printed Ligaments and Tendons

November 27, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Professor Bowles with 3D printer for ligaments and tendons
Biomedical engineers at the University of Utah have shown how to use [MORE]

BioPen for Cartilage Regeneration

November 13, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Bio-Pen for cartilage repair
Australian bioengineers have built a device called “the BioPen,” which extrudes a hydrogel material infused with fat-derived [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]

Regenerative Medicine: Stem Cells from Baby Teeth

November 13, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Regrowing dental tissue with stem cells from baby teeth
 In another advance for stem cell therapy, dental scientists have extracted human [MORE]

Stem Cells into Functional Liver Tissue

November 6, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Stem cell derived liver cells
Five years ago, researchers reported success in growing liver “buds” (organoids) from stem cells, and three [MORE]

Injectable Stem Cells for Muscle Repair

October 23, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Stem cell loaded hydrogel
Though the term “hydrogel” originated in the late 19th century, its modern definition as a hydrophilic crosslinked [MORE]

Bioengineered Bone Grafts

October 23, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Bioengineered bone grafts
At the New York Stem Cell Foundation, researchers use an innovative process to produce bone grafts in small [MORE]