Breakthrough reported in quest to make blood cells

/ May 18, 2017

Breakthrough reported in quest to make blood cells

Scientists on Wednesday unveiled two methods for coaxing stem cells into blood cells, a long-sought goal that could lead to new treatments for blood disease, including leukemia. In separate experiments reported in Nature — one with mice, the other transplanting human stem cells into mouse ...

/ Jul 16, 2015

Study claims stem cell advance for mitochondrial disease

Scientists said Wednesday they had taken a key step toward stem cell therapy for rare mitochondrial disorders, passed on from mother to child. They "corrected" harmful mitochondria in skin cells taken from patients to create healthy, pluripotent stem cells — versatile cells that can differentiate ...