A team of international researchers has transferred eye tissue from newborn to adult mice. It lets the blind adults detect light.
Missouri voters appear to have approved a constitutional amendment Tuesday that prevents state lawmakers from banning federally authorized embryonic stem cell research and treatments.
Australia’s Senate narrowly voted to end the country’s four-year ban on cloning human embryos for stem cell research, ruling Tuesday that the potential for medical breakthroughs outweighed moral doubts.
New information about how the hearts of tiny zebrafish regenerate could help in developing new ways to treat heart damage in humans, say Duke University Medical Center scientists.
68-year-old diabetic, finally sought treatment for the nasty-looking wound, but every respectable medical practitioner said her leg would have to be amputated. And it would have to happen fast, lest the ulcer spread further and turn gangrenous.
A two billion dollar market worldwide, cord blood banking is fast coming up in India, with many big players foraying into collection, isolation and storage technologies for cord blood stem cells.
Researchers at the University of Minnesota have, for the first time, coaxed umbilical cord blood stem cells to differentiate into a type of lung cell.
In less than three years, the package cost of a stem cell transplant procedure in India, that could cure a malignancy or thalassaemia, should come down below Rs 6 lakh, against “an average of $18,000” to simply procure a unit of umbilical cord blood (UCB) in the US.
The UCDMC in Sacramento is in the pre-planning stages for its new $75 million stem cell research facility. The 1,000-square foot renovation of a vacant building on Stockton Boulevard near UCDMC is one of three UC Davis-sponsored facilities investing in stem cell regeneration.
Newcastle University researchers (working in collaboration with experts from the US )have grown the world’s first artificial liver from stem cells in a breakthrough that will one day provide entire organs for transplant.