Nature.comStem cells A case of metabolic identity in the intestinal cryptNature.comHow does metabolism contribute to epithelial renewal in the intestinal crypt? According to a new study published in Nature, LGR5+ crypt base columnar cells (CBCs) and Paneth cells — key constituents of the intestinal stem cell niche — have different ...
UConn Daily CampusUConn Professor conducting T and stem cell research to treat cancer, autoimmune diseaseUConn Daily Campus“The second area of my research is using stem cell technology to prevent and treat autoimmune disease,” Lai said. The thymus, an organ of the immune system, is the primary organ that naturally produces T cells for the body. “Thymic epith […]
Scottish Daily RecordWoman to hold West Lothian stem cell drive after treatment saved brother-in-law's lifeScottish Daily RecordA woman will hold a stem cell registration drive in Livingston after treatment saved her brother-in-law's life when he was diagnosed with leukaemia. Claire Craig will host the drive for charity DKMS two years after her bro […]
Globalnews.caThe hidden treasure in your kids' baby teeth; are stem cells worth saving?Globalnews.caWhen a kid loses a tooth, it usually ends up with the tooth fairy or in the trash. But what many parents don't know is those tiny teeth have huge potential for healing. Baby (or deciduous) teeth contain mesenchymal stem cells, the kind that can devel […]
Stem cells help explain varied genetics behind rare neurologic diseaseMedical XpressResearchers at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine have successfully grown stem cells from children with a devastating neurological disease to help explain how different genetic backgrounds can cause common symptoms. The work sheds ...and more »