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Stem cells 'by default'
In spite of considerable research efforts around the world, we still do not know the determining factors that confer stem cells their main particular features: capacity to self-renew and to divide and proliferate. (2012-04-12)
New studies question the treatment of female infertility with stem cells
It has been claimed that a treatment for female infertility will be available by stem cell therapy. (2015-11-03)
Researchers identify stem cell gene with unique role
Researchers at H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute and the University of South Florida have identified a gene whose expression is shared by both the earliest stem cells--embryonic stem cells--and by tissue-specific stem cells in adults. (2001-10-04)
Scientists isolate cancer stem cells
Cancer prevention researchers have discovered a protein marker that allows them to isolate cancer stem cells from regular cancer cells. (2008-09-11)
Yale researcher testifies in support of embryonic stem cell research
Yale researcher Diane Krause testified today before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee urging Congress to continue federal funding for embryonic stem cell research. (2001-07-18)
Stem Cells and International Stem Cell Symposium present annual stem cells award
AlphaMed Press and Wiley-Blackwell, co-publishers of the peer-reviewed journal Stem Cells, announce that the annual Stem Cells Young Investigator Award, with co-sponsorship from the International Stem Cell Symposium, will be presented on Oct. (2010-09-28)
How blood can be rejuvenated
Our blood stem cells generate around a thousand billion new blood cells every day. (2017-02-23)
Stem cells stand up for themselves
Adult stem cells are not pampered pushovers. O'Reilly et al. (2008-08-25)
Research points to ways to improve the therapeutic potential of stem cells
Stem cells hold great promise for transforming medical care related to a diverse range of conditions, but the cells often lose some of their therapeutic potential when scientists try to grow and expand them in the laboratory. (2016-10-11)
U of MN researchers identify new cord blood stem cell
Researchers at the University of Minnesota Medical School have discovered a new population of cells in human umbilical cord blood that have properties of primitive stem cells. (2006-02-13)
Adult mouse bone marrow stem cells can become cells of the nervous system
University of Minnesota researchers show that adult bone marrow stem cells can be induced to differentiate into cells of the midbrain. (2003-08-18)
Dead feeder cells support stem cell growth
Stem cells naturally cling to feeder cells as they grow in petri dishes. (2015-04-24)
International stem cell symposium to be held at Imperial College London
An international symposium exploring the potential of stem cells for repair and regeneration is to be held at Imperial College London's Hammersmith campus on the 27-28 September 2004. (2004-09-01)
Stem cells born out of indecision
Scientists at the University of Copenhagen have gained new insight into embryonic stem cells and how blocking their ability to make choices explains why they stay as stem cells in culture. (2014-12-18)
Heart derived stem cells develop into heart muscle
Dutch researchers at University Medical Center Utrecht and the Hubrecht Institute have succeeded in growing large numbers of stem cells from adult human hearts into new heart muscle cells. (2008-04-23)
U of MN researchers use human embryonic stem cells to kill cancer cells
For the first time, stem cell researchers at the University of Minnesota have coaxed human embryonic stem cells to create cancer-killing cells in the laboratory, paving the way for future treatments for various types of cancers (or tumors). (2005-10-11)
Stem cells which 'fool immune system' may provide vaccination for cancer
A study published in Stem Cells reveals the potential for human stem cells to provide a vaccination against colon cancer. (2009-10-07)
New U of T strategy will boost cord blood stem cells
A team of bioengineers led by the University of Toronto has discovered a way to increase the yield of stem cells from umbilical cord blood, to an extent which could broaden therapeutic use of these cells. (2005-10-18)
Adult stem cell types' heart repair potential probed
New research from New Zealand's University of Otago is providing fresh insights into how a patient's adult stem cells could best be used to regenerate their diseased hearts. (2016-11-24)
Ovarian cancer stem cells identified, characterized
Researchers at Yale School of Medicine have identified, characterized and cloned ovarian cancer stem cells and have shown that these stem cells may be the source of ovarian cancer's recurrence and its resistance to chemotherapy. (2008-04-17)
Transplanted bone marrow stromal cells lead to hepatocellular carcinoma?
The safety and efficacy of hepatic stem cells derived from bone marrow stromal cells should be adequately confirmed before any therapies are tested in humans. (2008-05-21)
Stem cells may help improve corneal wound healing
A new review is the first to directly examine the role of various stem cells in the healing of wounded cornea, the outermost part of the eye. (2017-07-31)
Key protein revealed as trigger for stem cell development
A natural trigger that enables stem cells to become any cell type in the body has been discovered by scientists. (2013-02-07)
Anti-psychotic drug pushes cancer stem cells over the edge
An anti-psychotic drug used to treat schizophrenia appears to get rid of cancer stem cells by helping them differentiate into less threatening cell types. (2012-05-24)
New stem cell research removes reliance on human and animal cells
A new study, published today in the journal Applied Materials & Interfaces, has found a new method for growing human embryonic stem cells, that doesn't rely on supporting human or animal cells. (2014-02-05)
A Prkci gene keeps stem cells in check
When it comes to stem cells, too much of a good thing isn't wonderful: producing too many new stem cells may lead to cancer; producing too few inhibits the repair and maintenance of the body. (2015-10-30)
New stem cell maintenance protein found
Scientists have identified a critical, new stem cell protein - a marked advance in the elucidation of the molecular blueprint of stem cells. (2002-11-30)
ViaCell Inc., the world's largest umbilical cord blood research and banking company comments on Bush administration's decision
ViaCell, Inc., a fully-integrated cellular therapy company committed to enabling the development of additional therapeutic applications for umbilical cord blood stem cells, commended the Bush Administration's decision to support additional funding for alternative sources of stem cells. (2001-08-10)
Regulating hematopoietic stem cell homeostasis and leukemogenesis
In the April 15 issue of G&D, Dr. Richard Flavell and colleagues identify the c-Cbl protein as a critical repressor of hematopoietic stem cell self-renewal. (2008-04-14)
Stem cells in the brain: Limited self-renewal
Stem cells in the brain can produce neurons and are consequently seen as a hope for treatment. (2015-03-11)
Stem cell research aids understanding of cancer
An international team of researchers led by renowned stem cell scientist professor Martin Pera has discovered a novel marker that plays an important role in our understanding of how cancer develops in the liver, pancreas and esophagus. (2012-07-19)
New insights into mechanisms regulating gene expression in embryonic stem cells
Researchers from Turku, Finland, have discovered new information about the mechanisms which maintain gene activity in human embryonic stem cells. (2017-05-31)
Attacking bowel cancer on 2 fronts
Stem cells in the intestine, which when they mutate can lead to bowel cancers, might also be grown into transplant tissues to combat the effects of those same cancers, the UK National Stem Cell Network annual science meeting will hear today. (2011-03-30)
Blood stem cells study could pave the way for new cancer therapy
People with leukaemia could be helped by new research that sheds light on how the body produces its blood supply. (2016-03-10)
'Educating' patients' immune cells may help combat diabetes
New research reveals that a treatment called Stem Cell Educator therapy is safe and effective for treating type 1 and type 2 diabetes. (2017-07-07)
Stem cell transplant repairs damaged gut in mouse model of inflammatory bowel disease
A source of gut stem cells that can repair a type of inflammatory bowel disease when transplanted into mice has been identified by researchers at the Wellcome Trust-Medical Research Council Cambridge Stem Cell Institute at the University of Cambridge and at BRIC, the University of Copenhagen, Denmark. (2013-10-17)
Scientists can now differentiate between healthy cells and cancer cells
A new study by McMaster University researchers has provided insight into how scientists might develop therapies and drugs that more carefully target cancer, while sparing normal healthy cells. (2009-01-05)
First genome-wide expression analysis yields better understanding of how leukemia develops
In a collaborative study published Feb. 9, 2009, in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, scientists performed a genome-wide expression analysis comparing highly enriched normal blood stem cells and leukemic stem cells, and identified several new pathways that have a key role in cancer development. (2009-02-09)
Stem cell materials could boost research into key diseases
Stem cell manufacturing for drug screening and treatments for diseases such as Huntington's and Parkinson's could be boosted by a new method of generating stem cells, a study suggests. (2013-01-08)
Weizmann Institute scienists find that stem cells in the bone marrow become liver cells
They still don't have a personality, and they're waiting for the maturity call. (2003-08-11)
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