News tagged with amniotic membrane
Stem cells drawn from amniotic fluid show promise for tissue engineering, but it's important to know what they can and cannot do. A new study by researchers at Rice University and Texas Children's Hospital ...
Medical research May 02, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Researchers at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology say cells from the amniotic membrane part of the placenta normally discarded after a woman gives birth could one day be a source for human eggs. The first-of-its-kind ...
Medical research Jan 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
In research published in the journal Acta Biomaterialia, researchers from the University of Sheffield describe a new method for producing membranes to help in the grafting of stem cells onto the eye, mimick ...
Medical research Dec 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Transplanting tissue from newborn fetal membranes prevents blindness in patients with a devastating disease called Stevens-Johnson syndrome, a Loyola University Medical Center study has found.
Ophthalmology Apr 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers from the University of Reading have developed the first fully tissue-engineered fetal membrane from human stem cells that could significantly reduce the number of premature births.
Medical research Sep 07, 2011 | not rated yet | 0