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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]

Kidney Cell Repair

May 28, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Amniotic stem cells
Amniotic-fluid derived stem cells has several advantages over other stem cells (including embryonic stem cells) for regenerative medicine.  [MORE]

Stem Cells Restore Sense of Smell

May 21, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Horizontal basal cells restore smell
“Horizontal basal cells” are stem cells that can repopulate all olfactory tissue including sensory neurons, according [MORE]

Growing Blood Vessels

May 14, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Blood vessels
For a long time, researchers have assumed that the interior structure of a blood vessel was more crucial than [MORE]

Vascular Organoids

April 23, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Vascular Organoid illustration
This is another landmark for regenerative medicine.  “After growing the blood vessels in a Petri dish, [researchers at [MORE]

Smart Tissue-Sensing Needle

April 16, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

i2T2 Smart tissue sensing needle
If a poke in the eye makes you shudder, how about a needle in the eye?  [MORE]

Revising Pancreatic Regeneration

March 26, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

GSIS islet beta cells
While regenerative medicine has made strides with growing blood, blood vessel, and bladder from stem cells, pancreatic [MORE]

It Depends on how You Grow Stem Cells

March 12, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Selective Laminin-Directed Differentiation of Human iPSCs
Stem cell biologists at Osaka University have found that by growing human iPSCs in the [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]

Stem Cells in Energy Metabolism and Inflammation

March 5, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Mesenchymal stem cells
Mesenchymal stem cells exist in bone marrow, cord blood, fat tissue, tooth buds, and amniotic fluid—where they initiate [MORE]

Kidney Organoids More than Stem Cells

February 26, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Kidney Organoids with rogue cells
It was a surprising finding that 10-20% of cells in kidney organoids actually were cells of [MORE]

Engineered Spinal Discs

February 26, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Spinal column
In experiments with rats and goats, bioengineers at the University of Pennsylvania created an artificial spinal disc and implanted [MORE]

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]