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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]

3-D Printed Implantable Device for Spinal Cord Injury

October 2, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

3D printed stem cells
The video with this piece shows how University of Minnesota researchers were able to 3-D print layers [MORE]

Turbulence Propels Stem Cells into Platelets

October 2, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Turbulence activates platelets
In this case, the “martini” is both shaken and stirred.  Japanese stem cell scientists that “turbulence” in a [MORE]

Printing Transplantable Lungs

September 25, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

3D printed airway
This piece is about a work in progress, with likely a long way to go.  United Therapeutics (Manchester, [MORE]

Harvard’s Lab-Grown Beating Left Ventricle

September 25, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Harvard has grown beating heart
Using a scaffold of biodegradable polyester and gelatin, which then was spun into a cone shape, [MORE]

Intestinal Organoids for Transplantation in Mice

September 25, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Human intestinal organoids
Several laboratories have been able to grow up functional human “organoids” (of a few hundred cells), but discovered [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]

Patch Delivers Drugs Directly to Heart

August 28, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Heart patch drug delivery
In order to get drugs, proteins or stem cells to the heart after an infarction, a collaboration [MORE]

Engineered Bone Marrow

August 14, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Atificial bone marrow cells
In order to study abnormalities in born marrow—leading to leukemia, lymphoma and multiple myeloma, Swiss researchers in [MORE]

Fetal Stem Cell Transplant to Treat Alpha Thalassemia

August 14, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Fetus in utero
An ultrasound showed fearful evidence—an enlarged heart and rapid blood flow in the brain; signs of the worst [MORE]

Blueprint for Building Kidneys

August 7, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

 
Nephron formation
University of Southern California regenerative medicine scientists have found a key element in timing for nephron development.  They “. [MORE]

Regenerating Brain Tissue

July 31, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Brain tissue regenerated in mice after stroke
Using an alginate hydrogel infused with vascular endothelial growth factor and other agents, researchers [MORE]

“A Self-Condensation Cell Culture”

July 31, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Self-condensation cell culture
Researchers at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital and Yokohama City Universityreport a new process called “self-condensation cell culture.”  Quoting directly, “We [MORE]