Stem cells: Regenerating the skin of a young patient

A publication in Nature reports the successful regeneration of ~80% of the skin of a patient with junctional epidermolysis bullosa (JEB) using […]

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New Retina Cells May Help Treat Jet Lag, Say Researchers

To travel the world is probably on the wishlist of everyone. While there are many who travel for pleasure, there […]

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Treatment For Hearing Loss? Scientists Grow Hair Cells Involved in Hearing

Scientists have successfully produced functional auditory hair cells in the cochlea of the mouse inner ear. The breakthrough suggests that […]

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Eye lens regeneration from own stem cells: ‘a paradigm shift in cataract surgery’

new study describes a pioneering new cataract treatment – tested in animals and in a small trial with human patients […]

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Using stem cells to grow new hair

Scientists at Sanford-Burnham used iPSCs to grow new hair. Credit: Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute In a new study from Sanford-Burnham […]

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New treatments for baldness? Scientists find stem cells that tell hair it’s time to grow

Researchers have discovered the source of signals that trigger hair growth, an insight that may lead to new treatments for […]

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Edited stem cells offer hope of precision therapy for blindness

Findings raise the possibility of treating blinding eye diseases using a patient’s own corrected cells as replacement tissue. Using a […]

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