Medical research

Researchers grow capillaries with a neural organoid

A team of researchers at UC Davis has succeeded in growing capillaries on and into a neural organoid. In their paper published in the journal NeuroReport, the group describes how they grew capillaries with the organoid and ...

Neuroscience

Potential new approach to the treatment of multiple sclerosis

A prospective new method of treating patients with multiple sclerosis has been proposed by researchers of the Mainz University Medical Center working in cooperation with researchers of the University of Montreal. In model ...

Medical research

Bone marrow transplant stem cells can 'swim' upstream

When a cancer patient receives a bone marrow transplant, time is of the essence. Healthy stem cells, which can restart the production of blood cells and immune system components after a patient's own are compromised, need ...

Medical research

Secret alter ego of well-known protein fights leaky blood vessels

With every heartbeat, a gallon and a half of blood pulses through the body's network of veins and arteries. The force of that blood flow helps keep the cells that line the blood vessels, called endothelial cells, healthy; ...

Medical research

Long-lasting blood vessel repair in animals via stem cells

Stem cell researchers at Emory University School of Medicine have made an advance toward having a long-lasting "repair caulk" for blood vessels. The research could form the basis of a treatment for peripheral artery disease, ...

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