Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Tag: Stem Cell Research

Stemcells, building blocks of our bodies

The words “stem cell research and therapy” evoke a number of responses. In emotionally vulnerable patients, a sense of hope. In scientists, a great deal of excitement about future prospects. In the case of legal experts and ethicists, a need to ensure that patient safety and a spirit of distributive justice are maintained. And in the minds of entrepreneurs, an opportunity to develop a profitable business. Stem cells are the building blocks of our bodies.

Will ‘factories’ churn out billions of stem cells?

When using this form of gene editing, Cedars-Sinai scientists can more efficiently insert reporter genes that glow when a stem cell turns into a...

New study shows stem cell treatments promote faster healing in primates with spinal cord...

A new study appearing today in STEM CELLS Translational Medicine, designed to test how stem cell injections affect primates with spinal cord injury (SCI),...

Scientists Meet in Louisville to Share Research That Could Improve Treatments for Spinal Cord,...

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (5/23/15) — More than a dozen leading basic scientists from around the nation and the world studying neurological function made presentations to...

Laying a foundation for treating ALS, spinal cord injury

This story starts in 1955, upon the death of Albert Einstein, when the pathologist charged with performing the famous scientist’s autopsy stole his brain. Fast...

Stem cells use ‘first aid kits’ to repair damage

Stem cells hold great promise as a means of repairing cells in conditions such as multiple sclerosis, stroke or injuries of the spinal cord...

Scientists recreate spinal, muscle and bone tissue with stem cells

It’s one of the latest efforts to remake tissue in the lab. The discovery could lead to more research into human development and disease...

Stem Cell Research ‘Holy Grail’ Uncovered, Thanks to Zebrafish

With help from the zebrafish, a team of Australian researchers has uncovered how hematopoietic stem cells (HSC) renew themselves, considered by many to be...

Scientists Inch Closer Toward Using Stem Cells for Spinal Injuries

THURSDAY, Aug. 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- In a step toward using stem cells to treat paralysis, scientists were able to use cells from...

Stem Cells Fast Facts

(CNN) -- Here's a look at what you need to know about stem cells. Scientists believe that stem cell research can be used to treat...