Stem Cells

Cedars-Sinai to Test Stem Cells to Treat Eye Disease

Cedars-Sinai to Test Stem Cells to Treat Eye Disease

Grant From California Institute for Regenerative Medicine Will Enable Investigators to Examine Safety of Stem-Cell Technology as a Treatment for Retinitis Pigmentosa LOS ANGELES (Nov. 6, 2019)… Read more »

Treatment for ‘low T’ could someday come from a single skin cell, USC research shows

Treatment for ‘low T’ could someday come from a single skin cell, USC research shows

USC researchers have successfully grown human, testosterone-producing cells in the lab, paving the way to someday treat low testosterone with personalized replacement cells. In today’s Proceedings from the… Read more »

Study shows stem cells may be better choice than tissue transplantation for treating LSCD

Study shows stem cells may be better choice than tissue transplantation for treating LSCD

Results of a phase II clinical trial released today in STEM CELLS Translational Medicine (SCTM) indicate that a limbal stem cell (LSC) transplantation is superior to a tissue graft… Read more »

Implantable 3D blastocyst-like embryonic structure generated from mouse stem cells

Implantable 3D blastocyst-like embryonic structure generated from mouse stem cells

An international collaboration of researchers from the RIKEN Center for Biosystems Dynamics Research (BDR) in Japan and Gladstone Institutes in the USA have generated 3D blastocyst-like structures… Read more »

National Stem Cell Foundation Launches First 3-D Human Model of Parkinson’s and Progressive MS to the International Space Station

National Stem Cell Foundation Launches First 3-D Human Model of Parkinson’s and Progressive MS to the International Space Station

The National Stem Cell Foundation (NSCF) announced today that research teams from the New York Stem Cell Foundation (NYSCF) Research Institute, Summit for Stem Cell and Aspen… Read more »

Growing embryonic tissues on a chip

Growing embryonic tissues on a chip

It’s no surprise that using human embryos for biological and medical research comes with many ethical concerns. Correct though it is to proceed with caution in these… Read more »

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Investigator on Tissue Engineering: The Big Picture on Growing Small Intestines

Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Investigator on Tissue Engineering: The Big Picture on Growing Small Intestines

Babies born prematurely often face intense medical challenges, including intestines that are underdeveloped or diseased. While an intestine transplant can benefit some patients, many babies are simply… Read more »