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A team of cardiovascular scientists has announced it will be able to 3D print a whole heart from the recipients’ own cells within a decade.
“America put a man on the Moon in less than a decade. I said a full decade to… Read more »
Diseases affecting the kidneys represent a major and unsolved health issue worldwide. The kidneys rarely recover function once they are damaged by disease, highlighting the urgent need for better knowledge of kidney development and physiology.
Now, a team of… Read more »
Bioengineers at the Univ. of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley) have shown that physical cues can replace certain chemicals when nudging mature cells back to a pluripotent stage, capable of becoming any cell type in the body.
The researchers grew… Read more »
Stem cell therapy for heart disease is happening. Around the world, thousands of heart disease patients have been treated in clinical studies with some form of bone marrow cells or stem cells. But in many of those studies, the… Read more »
The threat from a heart attack doesn’t end with the event itself. Blockage of blood flow to the heart can cause irreversible cell death and scarring. With transplants scarce, half the people who live through a heart attack die… Read more »