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Girl, Eight, with Rare Brain Disorder in Pioneering UCL Stem Cell Research

(MSN) – A girl of eight whose rare brain disorder is likely to lead to her death when she is in her teens is taking part in pioneering stem cell research in a bid to save others with same condition. … Read More

Scientists Use Deep Learning to Predict Development of Hematopoietic Stem Cells

(News-Medical) – Autonomous driving, automatic speech recognition, and the game Go: Deep Learning is generating more and more public awareness. Scientists at the Helmholtz Zentrum München and their partners at ETH Zurich and the Technical University of Munich (TUM) have … Read More

Risky Treatment Can Stop Multiple Sclerosis for Years

(BBC) – A multiple sclerosis treatment being tested in patients can stop the disease for at least five years, say doctors. The risky therapy involves wiping out the person’s immune system with strong cancer drugs and then rebooting it with … Read More

Organoids–the Future of Medical Research

(The Conversation) – Most of the research behind new medical advances is carried out using either animal tissues or cancer cells. Both tools have their problems: results from animals and humans do not always match up and cancer cells grown … Read More

Blast Off: Stem Cells from Mayo Clinic Physician’s Lab Launch into Space

(Eurekalert) – Consider it one physician’s giant leap for mankind. Today, the latest rocket launch from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, included a payload of several samples of donated adult stem cells from a research laboratory at … Read More

Could We One Day Make Babies from Only Skin Cells?

(CNN) – In the not-so-distant future, research suggests, eggs and sperm may no longer be needed to make a baby — at least not in the traditional way. In 2016, scientists in Japan revealed the birth of mice from eggs … Read More

Study Suggests That iPSCs Do Not Develop More Mutations than Subcloned Cells

(News-Medical) – Despite its immense promise, adoption of iPSCs in biomedical research and medicine has been slowed by concerns that these cells are prone to increased numbers of genetic mutations. A new study by scientists at the National Human Genome … Read More

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