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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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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Stem cell progeny tell their parents when to turn on

Super-sonic signal: A signal from Transit-Amplifying Cells (TACs) activates stem cells in the hair follicle, researchers have found. Both types […]

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Hair thinning by stem cell loss

Why people lose their locks in old age may be related to the aging of hair follicle stem cells, two […]

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