POSTS TAGGED AS stem cells

Making Organoids More Complex

March 24, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Organoid models
Creating functional organoids from iPSCs is a step toward growing full sized functional transplantable organs.  But thus far, organoids [MORE]

Silkworm Proteins for Bioprinting Organs

March 24, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Wild silkworm species Antheraea assamensis
Collagen is a common ingredient in inks for bioprinting, but in India scientists have shown the possibility [MORE]

The Regenerated Heart

March 24, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Cardiomyocytes Undergoing Mitosis With Complete Cytokinesis
Toward natural heart regeneration, Van Andel Institute scientists assert: “Markers of cell cycle progression based [MORE]

Healthcare’s Innovation Frontier

March 10, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Virtual reality for rehab
Time magazine has a list of twelve healthcare innovations that will have impact this year: drone delivered [MORE]

Are Brain Organoids Accurate Models?

March 3, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Human brain organoid
“. . . [A] stem cell biologist at the University of California, San Francisco, and his team demonstrate [MORE]

Fully Functional Lungs Grown from Stem Cells, in Animal Study

February 25, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Stem cells grow functional lungs in mice
“Researchers at Columbia University were able to grow fully functional lungs in mouse embryos [MORE]

Transcription Factor Oct4 not Necessary for iPSCs

February 25, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Not long ago, stem cell scientists considered “Oct4” (i.e. octamer-binding transcription factor 4—one of the four Yamanaka factors that induce [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]

Stem Cells for Stroke Recovery

January 28, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

Bone marrow transplant
This is the “significance statement” about infusing autologous bone marrow mononuclear cells in 25 patients who suffered ischemic [MORE]

“Swift” Method for 3D Printing of Organs

January 14, 2020 | | Posted in Newsletter

SWIFT cardiac tissue cross section
Once again, the bioengineers at the Wyss Institute live up to their motto of “biologically inspired [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]

“Cyborg Organoids”

November 26, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Cyborg organoid
Harvard bioengineers have created cyborg mini organoids from culturing stem cells on a flexible, stretchable electronic mesh imbedded with [MORE]

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]