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Adipose-derived stem cells considerably improve fat graft retention in breast augmentation
Results of a clinical trial released in STEM CELLS Translational Medicine indicates that breast augmentation in patients treated with fat grafts enriched with autologous adipose-derived stem cells (ASCs) had significantly superior results compared to those treated with non-enriched grafts. (2020-07-08)
Epigenetics: What the embryo can teach us about cell reprogramming
Cell reprogramming provides an outstanding opportunity for the artificial generation of stem cells for regenerative medicine approaches in the clinic. (2020-07-06)
Highest peak power and excellent stability
Optical amplifiers based on chirped pulse amplification (CPA) are used to generate high intensity pulses. (2020-07-06)
CNIO team develop a technology to improve effectiveness of stem cells in regenerative medicine
Stem cells have been holding great promise for regenerative medicine for years. (2020-07-02)
Largest source of AATD stem cells collected
Researchers from the Center for Regenerative Medicine (CReM) at Boston University and Boston Medical Center (BMC) have assembled the largest repository of patient derived stem cells (iPSCs) from patients with alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency (AATD). (2020-07-02)
A simpler way to make sensory hearing cells
Scientists from the USC Stem Cell laboratories of Neil Segil and Justin Ichida are whispering the secrets of a simpler way to generate the sensory cells of the inner ear. (2020-07-01)
COVID-19: Study shows virus can infect heart cells in lab dish
A new study shows that SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19 (coronavirus), can infect heart cells in a lab dish, indicating it may be possible for heart cells in COVID-19 patients to be directly infected by the virus. (2020-06-30)
WFIRM scientists prove bioengineered uteri support pregnancy
WFIRM scientists were able to show that bioengineered uteri in an animal model developed the native tissue-like structures needed to support normal reproductive function. (2020-06-29)
Magnetic guidance improves stem cells' ability to treat occupational lung disease
Results of a study released in STEM CELLS Translational Medicine (SCTM) may point the way to a cure for a serious lung disease called silicosis that affects millions of workers worldwide. (2020-06-15)
New biomaterial has potential to repair damaged bone with lower risk of inflammation
Scientists at RCSI University of Medicine and Health Sciences have developed a new biomaterial that has the potential to accelerate bone regeneration by promoting an immune response that encourages repair and lowers the risk of inflammation. (2020-06-12)
Putting 'super' in natural killer cells
Using induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) and deleting a key gene, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine have created natural killer cells -- a type of immune cell -- with measurably stronger activity against a form of leukemia, both in vivo and in vitro. (2020-06-11)
Texas A&M researchers light cells using nanosheets for cancer treatment
Scientists in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University are developing new ways to advance the field of regenerative medicine and cancer treatment. (2020-06-10)
Transforming spleen to liver brings new hope for organ regeneration
Scientists from Nanjing University and University of Macau have transformed the spleen into a functioning liver in living mice, which could bring new hope for patients suffering from organ shortage worldwide. (2020-06-10)
Intranasal delivery of MSCs provides hope for treating Alzheimer's disease
In the attempt to find a possible cure for Alzheimer's disease, mesenchymal stem cells and their derived extracellular vesicles are being investigated for therapeutic purposes thanks to their protective and anti-inflammatory properties. (2020-06-04)
New role assigned to a human protein in transcription and genome stability
DNA-RNA hybrids, or R loops, are structures that generate genomic instability, a common feature of tumor cells. (2020-06-04)
Some types of prostate cancer may not be as aggressive as originally thought
UCLA researchers analyzed gene-expression patterns in the most aggressive prostate cancer grade group and found that this grade of cancer can actually be subdivided into four subtypes with distinct differences. (2020-06-04)
Lab-grown miniature human livers successfully transplanted in rats
Using skin cells from human volunteers, researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine have created fully functional mini livers, which they then transplanted into rats. (2020-06-02)
Stem cells from placental amniotic membrane slow lung scarring in pulmonary fibrosis
In a study released today in STEM CELLS Translational Medicine (SCTM), researchers show for the first time how stem cells collected from human amniotic membrane can slow the progression of scarring in pulmonary fibrosis. (2020-05-26)
Rejuvenated fibroblasts can recover the ability to contract
A recent study from the Mechanobiology Institute at the National University of Singapore has shown that rejuvenated fibroblasts can recover their ability to self-contract. (2020-05-26)
Scientists find optimal age of stem cells
Biophysicists from MIPT and Vladimirsky Moscow Regional Clinical Research Institute have determined the optimal age of reprogrammed stem cells suitable for restoring heart tissue. (2020-05-26)
Brain's 'updating mechanisms' may create false memories
The research, published in Current Biology, is one of the first comprehensive characterizations of poorly formed memories and may offer a framework to explore different therapeutic approaches to fear, memory and anxiety disorders. (2020-05-21)
Clinical trial shows ability of stem cell-based topical solution to regrow hair
The results of a clinical trial released today in STEM CELLS Translational Medicine demonstrate how a topical solution made up of stem cells leads to the regrowth of hair for people with a common type of baldness. (2020-05-18)
New bone-graft biomaterial gives patients a nicer smile and less pain
A new recipe for a bone-graft biomaterial that is supercooled before application should make it easier to meet dental patients' expectation of a good-looking smile while eliminating the pain associated with harvesting bone from elsewhere in their body. (2020-05-15)
New research into stem cell mutations could improve regenerative medicine
Research from the University of Sheffield has given new insight into the cause of mutations in pluripotent stem cells and potential ways of stopping these mutations from occurring. (2020-05-14)
Scientists show MRI predicts the efficacy of a stem cell therapy for brain injury
Scientists at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute and Loma Linda University Health have demonstrated the promise of applying magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to predict the efficacy of using human neural stem cells to treat a brain injury -- a first-ever 'biomarker' for regenerative medicine that could help personalize stem cell treatments for neurological disorders and improve efficacy. (2020-05-12)
UCLA scientists create first roadmap of human skeletal muscle development
An interdisciplinary team of researchers at the Eli and Edythe Broad Center for Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research at UCLA has developed a first-of-its-kind roadmap of how human skeletal muscle develops, including the formation of muscle stem cells. (2020-05-11)
Study shows stem cells constitute alternative approach for treating corneal scarring
STEM CELLS Translational Medicine researchers demonstrate an alternative approach for treating corneal scarring using stem cells. (2020-05-07)
Unique 3D-images reveal the architecture of nerve fibers
In an international collaboration led by Lund University in Sweden, researchers have used synchrotron light to study what happens to the nerves in diabetes. (2020-05-06)
Nanostimulators boost stem cells for muscle repair
In regenerative medicine, an ideal treatment for patients whose muscles are damaged from lack of oxygen would be to invigorate them with an injection of their own stem cells. (2020-05-01)
Characterizing two sisters, examples of exceptional longevity
A new study provides a detailed characterization of two sisters -- one a supercentenarian and one a semi-supercentenarian -- aimed at providing new insights into what allowed them to live such long lives. (2020-05-01)
Biofabrication drives tissue engineering in 2019
In the quest to engineer replacement tissues and organs for improving human health, biofabrication has emerged as a crucial set of technologies that enable the control of precise architecture and organization. (2020-04-29)
Diabetes reversed in mice with genetically edited stem cells derived from patients
Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have used induced pluripotent stem cells produced from the skin of a patient with a rare, genetic form of insulin-dependent diabetes, transformed the stem cells into insulin-producing cells, used the CRISPR gene-editing tool to correct a defect that caused the diabetes, and implanted the cells into mice to reverse diabetes in the animals. (2020-04-22)
Developing human corneal tissue
Researchers from Osaka University developed a novel method to produce corneal sheets from human induced pluripotent stem cells. (2020-04-21)
Finding leukemia's weakness using genome-wide CRISPR technology
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Moores Cancer Center used CRISPR technology to identify key regulators of aggressive chronic myeloid leukemia. (2020-04-20)
Co-delivery of IL-10 and NT-3 to enhance spinal cord injury repair
Spinal cord injury (SCI) creates a complex microenvironment that is not conducive to repair; growth factors are in short supply, whereas factors that inhibit regeneration are plentiful. (2020-04-17)
Keratin scaffolds could advance regenerative medicine and tissue engineering for humans
Researchers at Mossakowski Medical Research Center of the Polish Academy of Science have developed a simple method for preparing 3D keratin scaffold models which can be used to study the regeneration of tissue. (2020-04-14)
Researchers find that nicotinamide may help treat fibrotic eye diseases and mitigate vision loss
Nicotinamide can inhibit aggressive cell transformations during wound healing and may be key to the development of therapies to treat fibrotic eye diseases. (2020-04-02)
Mayo Clinic research finds spina bifida surgery before birth restores brain structure
Surgery performed on a fetus in the womb to repair defects from spina bifida triggers the body's ability to restore normal brain structure, Mayo Clinic research discovered. (2020-04-01)
Jumping genes help make neurons in a dish
The conversion of skin cells into brain cells relies on proper insertion of L1 elements. (2020-03-26)
Stem cells and nerves interact in tissue regeneration and cancer progression
Researchers at the University of Zurich show that different stem cell populations are innervated in distinct ways. (2020-03-23)
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