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Using Microgels to Maintain Cell Viability

September 17, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Encapsulating cells in microgels
Keeping stem cells alive after being injected into a body has been a problem because the immune [MORE]

A 3D Printed Human Heart

September 10, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

3D printed heart
Bioengineers in Israel have created a 3D printed heart.  According to this piece: “To create their heart, the [MORE]

3-D Printed Corneas

August 27, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Cornea
This news from Pohang University of Science and Technology (Pohang, South Korea: “Medical researchers have 3D printed an artificial cornea [MORE]

Luring Stem Cells into Wounds

August 27, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Hydrogel with biomolecules for healing
Specially engineered hydrogels can be loaded with growth factors that attract stem cells for wound healing, [MORE]

Heart Patches of Living Stem Cells

August 20, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Heart patch
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Until heart doctors have a successful strategy for injecting stem cells directly into cardiac tissue to repair damage, this [MORE]

Coating Stem Cells to Target Heart Tissue

August 13, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Artificial plasma membrane binding construct
Stem cell scientists at the University of Bristol, and colleagues in Australia and France, described their [MORE]

Regenerative Medicine without Stem Cells

August 13, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Regeneration of lung over 36 hours
As promising as stem cells are for regenerating damaged tissues, they are not without their [MORE]

Gluing Stem Cells

July 23, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Welding stem cells
In an article titled “Artificial Cell Membrane Binding Thrombin Constructs Drive in situ hydrogel formation,” cell biologists at [MORE]

Stem Cells in Nose Drop Restores Sense of Smell

July 16, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Nose drops restore smell in mouse
Researchers at the University of Miami School of Medicine have demonstrated that, in mice, addition [MORE]

Stem Cells to Transplantable Arteries

July 2, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Growing transplantable arteries
A handful of research groups have succeeded in growing artificial arteries, but this piece reports that scientists at [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]

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]