News tagged with regenerative medicine
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Canadian and Italian stem cell researchers have discovered a new "master control gene" for human blood stem cells and found that manipulating its levels could potentially create a way to expand these cells for clinical use.
Medical research Nov 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Recently discovered stem cell population could one day provide useful source material for kidney repair
Within every human kidney, millions of filtration units known as nephrons are hard at work clearing metabolic waste products from the blood. Given the dirty work they perform, one might expect that the cells ...
Medical research Nov 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
While it is well known that starfish, zebrafish and salamanders can re-grow damaged limbs, scientists understand very little about the regenerative capabilities of mammals. Now, researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical ...
Medical research Oct 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
Scientists' discovery of an important step in the body's process for healing wounds may lead to a new way of treating inflammation.
Inflammatory disorders Aug 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new antibody could reverse the damage caused by trauma to the central nervous system, according to new research.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 29, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
Biologists, surgical oncologists and regenerative medicine specialists from Rice University, the University of Delaware and the Christiana Care Health System in Wilmington, Del., have begun a four-year program ...
Cancer Aug 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A small, naturally occurring nucleic acid sequence, called a microRNA, known to regulate a number of different cancers, appears to alter the activity of the androgen receptor, which plays a critical role in ...
Cancer Jul 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- The ability to control whether certain stem cells ultimately become bone cells holds great promise for regenerative medicine and potential therapies aimed at treating metabolic bone diseases.
Genetics Jul 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
The University of Nottingham has begun the search for a new class of injectable materials that will stimulate stem cells to regenerate damaged tissue in degenerative and age related disorders of the bone, muscle and heart.
Medical research Jul 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Regenerative medicine researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center have reached an early milestone in a long-term project that aims to build replacement kidneys in the lab to help solve the shortage of donor organs.
Surgery Jun 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Cedars-Sinai's Regenerative Medicine Institute has pioneered research on how motor-neuron cell-death occurs in patients with spinal muscular atrophy, offering an important clue in identifying potential medicines to treat ...
Medical research Jun 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
For the first time scientists have succeeded in taking skin cells from heart failure patients and reprogramming them to transform into healthy, new heart muscle cells that are capable of integrating with existing heart tissue.
Cardiology May 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Autologous (self-donated) mononuclear cells derived from bone marrow (BMMNCs) have been found to significantly induce vascular growth when transplanted into patients with diabetes who are suffering from critical limb ischemia ...
Medical research Apr 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers at the Stanford Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine have discovered genetic markers that may ultimately allow women to track and predict declining fertility.
Obstetrics & gynaecology Mar 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists have shed light on how the liver repairs itself with research that could help develop drugs to treat liver disease.
Medical research Mar 04, 2012 | 5 / 5 (9) | 0 |