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‘Miracle’ Stem Cell Therapy Reverses Multiple Sclerosis

(The Telegraph) – A pioneering new stem cell treatment is allowing multiple sclerosis sufferers to walk, run and even dance again, in results branded ‘miraculous’ by doctors. Patients who have been wheelchair-bound for 10 years have regained the use of … Read More

Culture Conditions in Which Stem Cells Are Grown Can Affect Genetic Stability

(News-Medical) – Writing in the February 25 online issue of the journal PLOS ONE, researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, with collaborators from The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI), have definitively shown for the first time that … Read More

Experts Warn of Stem Cell Underuse

(Medical Xpress) – Since the first experimental bone marrow transplant over 50 years ago, more than one million hematopoietic stem cell transplantations (HSCT) have been performed in 75 countries, according to new research charting the remarkable growth in the worldwide … Read More

Neurons Controlling Appetite Made from Skin Cells

(Eurekalert) – Researchers have for the first time successfully converted adult human skin cells into neurons of the type that regulate appetite, providing a patient-specific model for studying the neurophysiology of weight control and testing new therapies for obesity. The … Read More

Newly-Found T Memory Stem Cells May Be Key to Gene Therapy

(BioScience Technology) – Genetically engineered T memory stem cells (Tscm) can last more than 12 years in patients’ bodies, and can continually generate appropriate T cell armies for them, says an innovative study looking at two historic clinical trials. It … Read More

Researchers Identify Protein Pathway Involved in Brain Tumor Stem Cell Growth

(Medical Xpress) – Glioblastomas are a highly aggressive type of brain tumor, with few effective treatment options. Moffitt Cancer Center researchers are one step closer to understanding glioblastoma development following the identification of a key protein signaling pathway involved in … Read More

Biological Babies for Same-Sex Parents a Possibility after Stem Cell Breakthrough

(Newsweek) – Male same sex couples may soon be able to have children genetically related to both partners. Scientists from the University of Cambridge and the Weizmann Institute in Israel made the discovery while conducting research into how egg and … Read More

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