Friday, April 16, 2021

Tag: Stem Cell Research

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 progression. Using stem cells, scientists have recreated the cells that form...

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 the ‘holy grail’ of stem cell research. HSCs are a significant...

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 an elderly man's skin to regrow nerve connections in rats...

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 medical conditions including Parkinson's Disease, spinal cord injury, stroke, burns,...

StemCells, Inc. Posts Letter to Shareholders

NEWARK, Calif., May 29, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- StemCells, Inc. (Nasdaq:STEM), a leading stem cell company developing novel cell-based therapeutics for disorders of the central nervous system, posted today the following Letter to Shareholders...

Stem Cell Agency Invests $32 Million Toward Therapies For Spinal Cord Injury and HIV/AIDS

San Diego, CA – A promising treatment for patients with spinal cord injuries and a therapy aimed at helping HIV patients create an AIDS-resistant blood system were approved today by the state’s stem cell...

Stem Cells Breakthrough Provides new Hope

Scientists at the Research Institute for Stem Cell Research in Los Angeles have provided new hope in a breakthrough stem cell research paper published last Thursday. The new study documents the successful duplication of...

Not so Silly Putty: UM researchers use one of its components to turn stem...

Crain’s Detroit Business is long overdue for a story or blog on Silly Putty. Better late than never, here we go: As it turns out, a main component in silly putty helps stem cells that...

Light-Activated Neurons May Restore Function to Paralyzed Muscles

LONDON, April 10, 2014 — Paralysis caused by a motor neuron disease or spinal cord injury understandably causes feelings of hopelessness, helplessness and despair. But there is optimism in a new technique that can...

‘Stem cells’ created in less than 30 minutes in ‘groundbreaking’ discovery

Scientists have turned adult cells back to their embryonic form in under 30 minutes by simply treating them with acid in a breakthough which could revolutionise personalised medicine. The era where organs and tissues can...