Stem Cells Translational Medicine

Medical research

New treatment prevents transplant rejection

A new treatment strategy could increase the success rate of stem cell transplants, according to University of Queensland researchers.

Neuroscience

Cord blood improves motor function with cerebral palsy

(HealthDay)—Infusion of autologous umbilical cord blood improves whole brain connectivity and motor function in young children with cerebral palsy (CP), according to a study published online Oct. 28 in Stem Cells Translational ...

Diabetes

Stem cell educator therapy may help fight diabetes

(HealthDay)—Stem cell educator therapy may provide long term benefits in type 1 and type 2 diabetes, according to a study published online July 7 in Stem Cells Translational Medicine.

Medical research

Researchers turn urine into research tools

One of the biggest challenges in studying Down syndrome is finding the right research model. Animals and established cell lines are limited in their ability to mimic human disease, and results don't always translate to patient ...

Medical research

Mesenchymal stem cells show promise for torn meniscus

(HealthDay)—Undifferentiated autologous mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) seeded onto a collagen scaffold (MSC/collagen-scaffold) shows promise for patients with torn meniscus, according to a study published online Dec. 15 ...

Medical research

Stem cell 'living bandage' for knee injuries trialled in humans

A 'living bandage' made from stem cells, which could revolutionise the treatment and prognosis of a common sporting knee injury, has been trialled in humans for the first time by scientists at the Universities of Liverpool ...

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