Stem Cell Reports

Stem Cell Reports is an open access forum communicating basic discoveries in stem cell research, in addition to translational and clinical studies. Stem Cell Reports focuses on shorter, single-point manuscripts that report original research with conceptual or practical advances of broad interest to stem cell biologists and clinicians.

Publisher
Cell Press
Website
http://stemcellreports.cell.com/

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Neuroscience

Key protein identified for brain stem cell longevity

A receptor that was first identified as necessary for insulin action, that also is located on the neural stem cells found deep in the brains of mice, is pivotal for brain stem cell longevity, according to a Rutgers study, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study shows sleep deprivation impairs stem cells in the cornea

Sleep deprivation, which means getting too little high-quality sleep, is a serious health problem. More than one-third of people in the U.S. report getting less than the recommended minimum of seven hours sleep per night. ...

Medical economics

Financial risks posed by unproven stem cell interventions in Japan

The research group led by Professor Misao Fujita conducted a study to estimate the total amount the Japanese government would refund if a patient received unproven cell interventions and applied for a medical expense deduction.

Medical research

A dimmer switch for human brain cell growth

Controlling how cells grow is fundamental to ensuring proper brain development and stopping aggressive brain tumors. The network of molecules that control brain cell growth is thought to be complex and vast, but now McGill ...

Ophthalmology

Retinal stem cell patch sees progress

A retinal stem cell patch developed through a collaboration of researchers at UC Santa Barbara, University of Southern California and California Institute of Technology continues to make progress in its bid to secure approval ...

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