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Human pancreatic beta-like cells converted from fibroblasts

The abstract of “Human pancreatic beta-like cells converted from fibroblasts“: ‘Pancreatic beta cells are of great interest for biomedical research and regenerative medicine. Here we show the conversion of human fibroblasts towards an endodermal cell fate by employing non-integrative episomal … Continue reading

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From Fight Aging!: Delivering a Synthetic Stem Cell Niche Alongside Transplanted Stem Cells Can Improve the Therapy

‘Stem cells reside within a stem cell niche, a supporting environment that provides stem cells with the conditions they need. The lack of this niche is why most transplanted stem cells survive only a short time. Many of the potential … Continue reading

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Autologous adipose tissue-derived stromal vascular fraction cells application in patients with osteoarthritis

“Autologous adipose tissue-derived stromal vascular fraction cells application in patients with osteoarthritis” is the title of paper that relates a clinical trial using patients’ own stem cells to treat osteoarthritis. Below is the abstract. ‘Stromal vascular fraction (SVF), containing large … Continue reading

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From Bioscience Technology: Researchers Develop Promising Method to Treat Sickle Cell Disease

‘UCLA stem cell researchers have shown that a novel stem cell gene therapy method could lead to a one-time, lasting treatment for sickle cell disease — the nation’s most common inherited blood disorder. Published March 2 in the journal Blood, … Continue reading

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From Bioscience Technology: Newly-Found T Memory Stem Cells May Be Key to Gene Therapy

‘Genetically engineered T memory stem cells (Tscm) can last more than 12 years in patients’ bodies, and can continually generate appropriate T cell armies for them, says an innovative study looking at two historic clinical trials. It was known that … Continue reading

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From The Scientist: Long-Lived Immunotherapy Stem Cells

‘Genetically modified T memory stem cells persist in patients for more than 10 years, and can differentiate into a variety of T cell types. Researchers have tracked a type of immune cell called T memory stem cells in patients who … Continue reading

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Genetic engineering of hematopoietic stem cells to generate invariant natural killer T cells

The following is a summary of “Genetic engineering of hematopoietic stem cells to generate invariant natural killer T cells“. ‘Significance This article describes a new method for generating large numbers of invariant natural killer T (iNKT) cells in mice through … Continue reading

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