Stem Cells

Stem Cell Study Paves Way For Manufacturing Cultured Meat

Scientists have for the first time obtained stem cells from livestock that grow under chemically defined conditions, paving the way for manufacturing cell cultured meat and breeding enhanced livestock.
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Stem Cell-based Implants Successfully Secrete Insulin In Patients With Type 1 Diabetes

Interim results from a multicenter clinical trial demonstrate insulin secretion from engrafted cells in patients with type 1 diabetes. The safety, tolerability, and efficacy of the implants, which consisted of pancreatic endoderm cells derived from...
Related topics: Insulin, Type 1 Diabetes, Diabetes, Clinical Trials

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The World’s First ‘living Robots’ Can Self-replicate, Furthering Hope For Regenerative...

Last year, scientists created Xenobots, tiny ‘machines’ engineered from frog stem cells. It turns out these organisms are capable of kinematic self-replication. In January 2020, scientists created a new breed called the...
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Stem Cell Memories May Drive Wound Repair, And Also Chronic Disease

A trifling paper cut is a site of frenzied activity. Within it, a squad of epidermal stem cells briskly regenerate to patch up the wound. A closer inspection of this war-torn swath of epidermis will reveal that while some of the stem cells are...

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State Stem Cell Agency Awards $4m For Blood Cancer Immunotherapy At Uc San Diego

The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) approved a $4.1 million grant to enable University of California San Diego School of Medicine researchers to advance a new chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy from the laboratory...
Related topics: Cancer, Oncology, Medical Research

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New Link Between Diet, Intestinal Stem Cells And Disease Discovered

Obesity, diabetes and gastrointestinal cancer are frequently linked to an unhealthy diet. However, the molecular mechanisms responsible for this are not fully understood. Researchers have gained some new insights that help to better understand this...
Related topics: Diet, Medical Research, Obesity, Diabetes, Cancer, Oncology

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An Unexpected Regulator Of Heart Repair

A study using mice by scientists at the Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research at UCLA reveals that cardiac muscle cells play a pivotal role in determining how the heart heals following a heart attack. The...
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Sending Stem Cells Into Space To Develop Medicine Of Tomorrow

Scientists from Cedars-Sinai are gearing up to send stem cells into space to test whether it is possible to produce large batches in zero gravity for use in treating a variety of diseases back on Earth.

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Clonal Hematopoiesis In Donor May Improve Bone Marrow Transplant Outcome

Clonal hematopoiesis, a condition in which mutations associated with blood cancers are found in the blood of healthy people, is common with aging. When looking for appropriate stem cell/bone marrow donors, clinicians tend to stay away from older...
Related topics: Blood Donation, Bone Cancer, Genetics, Cancer, Oncology

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Clonal Hematopoiesis In Donor May Improve Bone Marrow Transplant Outcome

Clonal hematopoiesis, a condition in which mutations associated with blood cancers are found in the blood of healthy people, is common with aging. When looking for appropriate stem cell/bone marrow donors, clinicians tend to stay away from older...
Related topics: Blood Donation, Bone Cancer, Genetics, Cancer, Oncology

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New Link Between Diet, Intestinal Stem Cells And Disease Discovered

The intestine is essential for maintaining our energy balance and is a master at reacting quickly to changes in nutrition and nutrient balance.
Related topics: Diet, Medical Research

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Sending Stem Cells Into Space To Develop Medicine Of Tomorrow

Scientists from Cedars-Sinai are gearing up to send stem cells into space to test whether it is possible to produce large batches in zero gravity for use in treating a variety of diseases back on Earth.

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Crispr (crsp) To Begin Clinical Study On Diabetes Therapy Drug

CRISPR Therapeutics CRSP, along with partner ViaCyte, announced that Health Canada has approved the clinical trial application for its investigational allogeneic stem cell-derived therapy, VCTX210. The candidate will be evaluated as a potential...
Related topics: Clinical Trials, Medical Research, Diabetes

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A Second Person Has Been 'naturally' Cured Of Hiv Without Medical Intervention, Scientists Say

National Museum of Health and Medicine An unnamed woman in Argentina has been declared "cured" of HIV without receiving a stem cell transplant. Only once before has someone been reported naturally cured of HIV — Loreen Willenburg of San...
Related topics: HIV, Virus, Museum

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Stem Cells Don't Prevent Acute Heart Failure Events

(MedPage Today) -- Mesenchymal stem cells didn't help prevent decompensation events in heart failure with reduced ejection fraction, the DREAM-HF randomized trial showed. A single intracardiac dose of rexlemestrocel-L had no impact on the...
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Chop Study Finds Safest Treatment For Immunodeficiency Disorder Is Not Cost Effective For U.s....

Patients with a rare immunodeficiency disorder who are treated with lifelong immunoglobulin replacement therapy (IRT) have a lower risk of premature death than patients treated with a hematopoietic stem cell transplant (HSCT), but they also have a...
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For Stem Cells, Bigger Doesn’t Mean Better

A new study suggests that enlargement of stem cells contributes to age-related decline in function. The researchers found that blood stem cells, which are among the smallest cells in the body, lose their ability to perform their normal function --...
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New Technique May Lead To Safer Stem Cell Transplants

Studying mice, researchers have developed a method of stem cell transplantation that does not require radiation or chemotherapy. Instead, the strategy takes an immunotherapeutic approach, combining the targeted elimination of blood-forming stem...
Related topics: Medical Research, Chemotherapy, Cancer

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New Technique May Lead To Safer Stem Cell Transplants

Studying mice, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have developed a method of stem cell transplantation that does not require radiation or chemotherapy. Instead, the strategy takes an immunotherapeutic approach,...
Related topics: Medical Research, Chemotherapy, Cancer

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Businesses Selling Non-fda-approved Stem Cell Products Grew Four-fold In Five Years, Uci Study Says

More than four times as many businesses and clinics than were identified in 2016 are selling stem cell products not approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and lack convincing evidence of safety and efficacy, according to a five-year study...
Related topics: Food And Drug Administration, Medical Research

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