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Scientists discover new type of immune cells that are essential for forming heart valves

Scientists discover new type of immune cells that are essential for forming heart valves

UCLA study sheds new light on critical role of heart-derived macrophages. UCLA researchers have identified for the first time the origin of an immune cell that plays… Read more »

UCLA scientists make cells that enable the sense of touch

UCLA scientists make cells that enable the sense of touch

Researchers are the first to create sensory interneurons from stem cells Researchers at the Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research at UCLA have,… Read more »

Stem cell gene therapy developed at UCLA holds promise for eliminating HIV infection

Stem cell gene therapy developed at UCLA holds promise for eliminating HIV infection

Method modifies immune cells to attack the virus, could be used to treat other diseases Scientists at the UCLA Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine… Read more »

HIV/AIDS: Progress and Promise in Stem Cell Research

HIV/AIDS: Progress and Promise in Stem Cell Research

CIRM has funded two HIV/AIDS Disease Teams led by scientists at UCLA and the City of Hope who are focused on stem cell transplant strategies that promise… Read more »