stem cells

Chemotherapy-Free Stem Cell Transplant Promises Safer Leukemia Treatment

Posted in Medicine on 15th Nov, 2021
by Alex Muller

Leukemia and other blood cancers typically start in the bone marrow, where blood cells are produced by stem cells. For those with life-threatening illness, there’s one treatment option that can be very effective, but carries a serious risk of side effects – hematopoietic stem-cell transplantation (HSCT).

Stem Cell Treatment Restores Sight to Patients in New Clinical Trial

Posted in Medicine on 25th Mar, 2018
by Alex Muller

Patients receiving stem cell treatment for wet age-related macular degeneration have regained reading vision.

Platelet coated stem cells Could Offer Targeted Heart Repair

Posted in Medicine on 15th Jan, 2018
by Alex Muller

Although cardiac stem cell therapy is a promising treatment for heart attack patients, directing the cells to the site of an injury and getting them to stay there remains challenging.

Breakthrough Gel for growing large quantities of neural stem cells

Posted in Science on 7th Nov, 2017
by Alex Muller

There is a solution to the dual challenges of growing and preserving neural stem cells in a state where they are still able to mature into many different cell types.

Stem cell infusions improved health in frail elderly

Posted in Medicine on 24th Oct, 2017
by Alex Muller

A clinical trial conducted in Miami found that elderly patients breathed easier and walked longer distances after receiving a single infusion of stem cells.