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The future of regenerative cell therapeutics

Tobias Deuse, Cardiac Surgeon and Scientist at University of California San Francisco, reveals to us the future of regenerative cell therapeutics.
cured of HIV, living with HIV

‘London patient’ becomes second person permanently cured of HIV

The 'London patient' joins the 'Berlin patient' as the second person in history to be cured of HIV, which is achieved via transplant of rare HIV-resistant stem cells.
adult brain, vascular therapies

Vascular therapies for mental health disorders

Here, Dr Anju Vasudevan, discusses two distinct vascular therapies in the prenatal, postnatal, and adult brain to combat mental illness.
umbilical cord

Umbilical cord stem cells have the potential to treat COVID-19

Studies suggest that the use of mesenchymal stem cells collected from umbilical cord blood and tissue are a safe and effective way to alleviate symptoms of coronavirus and promote fast recovery.

April 2020 North America Analysis

In this North America April 2020 edition, David Goff at the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, details the support for heart and vascular health research.
Metabolism and Diabetes

Understanding the Canadian Institutions of Health Research and Institute of Nutrition, Metabolism and Diabetes

In this article, our thoughts are directed towards understanding the Canadian Institutions of Health Research (CIHR) and The Institute of Nutrition, Metabolism and Diabetes (INMD).
human gene research, gene editing

China: New regulations for human gene research

Here, Jaqueline Zhao and Tim Jackson discuss the new regulations coming into force for China in 2019, after the gene-editing scandal which created international headlines.
child with cerebral palsy

Smart Cells release 21st Stem Cell Samples to treat a child with Cerebral Palsy

The latest release of Stem Cell Samples from Smart Cells was used to treat a child with Cerebral Palsy at Duke University Hospital, in the United States.
in stem cell research

Biology: The remarkable advances in stem cell research

Graham Rowe, Lecturer in Biological Sciences at the University of Derby turns the spotlight on an aspect of biology that concerns the remarkable advances that have been made in stem cell research.

“Erythropoiesis in and out of the body”

Members of the RELEVANCE consortium – Anna Bogdanova, Francesca Aglialoro, Marieke von Lindern, Emile van Akker, Ashley Toye, and Pedro Moura – explain their thoughts on erythropoiesis, in and out of the body.

Developmental biology: Fulfilling the promise of Organoids

Professor of Developmental Mechanics at the Department of Genetics, University of Cambridge, Alfonso Martinez Arias shares his expert view on Organoids, within the field of developmental biology.
stem cells

From wheelchair to high heels: Realising the potential of stem cells

Dr Michael A Rudnicki, CEO & Scientific Director at the Stem Cell Network gives an expert view on a new era in health care, powered by stem cells
Acute myeloid leukaemia

Acute myeloid leukaemia (AML)

Acute myeloid leukaemia (AML), a form of blood cancer is placed into the spotlight by Open Access Government Acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) is a form of blood cancer, which affects the white blood cells known as myeloid cells. It is a rapidly progressing form of leukaemia. Blood cells are formed...
Regenerative medicine

The Champion of Regenerative medicine – the Axolotl

Professor Malcom Maden of the Department of Biology & UF Genetics Institute unveils his thoughts on the fascinating world of regenerative medicine The fundamental goal of regenerative medicine is to be able to regenerate complex tissues of the human body that have been damaged by trauma or chronic disease. How...

University of California scientists target glioblastoma with stem cell research

Targeted stem cell research at the University of California, Irvine could one day eradicate glioblastoma brain tumours, explains John Lowengrub
regenerative medicine

Transforming regenerative medicine into an opportunity for patients

Antonino Tramonte, Managing Director, Swiss Institute for Regenerative Medicine outlines how regenerative medicine can help patients.
bone regeneration

The benefits of personalised medicine in bone regeneration

Dr. Franz E. Weber, University Zurich's Center of Dental Medicine discusses how personalised medicine can be used in bone regeneration.

It’s the ‘content’ of cells that matters in biomedical research

One of the most remarkable things about life on earth, in all its forms, is how cells often only tens of microns in diameter have evolved to carry out the variety of tasks that they do. In multicellular organisms, the situation is even more complicated, as different cell types...
Stem cells and personalised therapies for cancer

Stem cells and personalised therapies for cancer

Professor Alan Clarke, Director of the European Cancer Stem Cell Research Institute at Cardiff University, outlines the aim to develop more personalised therapies for patients with cancer and how targeting the cancer stem cell could be crucial in this development. Cancer remains the second largest cause of death in the western...
A stem cell solution for Parkinson’s?

A stem cell solution for Parkinson’s?

Claire Bale, Communications Manager for Parkinson’s UK, highlights the latest thinking in stem cell research for the potential treatment of Parkinson’s. Stem cells can develop into almost any cell in the body. They are the original cells from which we are made, and are responsible for repairing our tissues and...

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