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New 3D-printed device could help treat spinal cord injuries

August 16, 2018

Engineers and medical researchers at the University of Minnesota have teamed up to create a groundbreaking 3D-printed device…
Created Line of Spinal Cord Neural Stem Cells Shows Diverse Promise

August 8, 2018

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine report that they have successfully created spinal cord…
Carbon-on-quartz device for dopamine release

February 23, 2018

A combination of a conductive material, such as carbon, with a transparent material, such as quartz makes this…
New strategy identifies potential drugs and targets for brain repair

March 29, 2017

Researchers have discovered drugs that activate signaling pathways leading to specific adult brain cell types from stem cells…
Neural stem cells serve as RNA highways too

December 3, 2016

Scientists visualize potential mechanisms driving formation of new neurons in the brain Duke University scientists have caught the…
Blood vessels control brain growth

November 10, 2016

Blood vessels play a vital role in stem cell reproduction, enabling the brain to grow and develop in…
Real-time, observable MRI delivery updated to improve stem cell therapy for Parkinson’s

October 13, 2016

RT-IMRI provides guidance and monitoring during intracerebral iPSC-derived neuron delivery enhances efficacy and safety, also aids cell survival…
Researchers fabricate microfibers for single-cell studies, tissue engineering

October 8, 2016

Iowa State University researchers have created a new way to design and fabricate microfibers that support cell growth…
How to make a neuron?

October 6, 2016

A novel mechanism used in the generation of neurons has just been uncovered A research team led by Diogo…
New technique generates human neural stem cells for tissue engineering, 3-D brain models

September 13, 2016

Process could pave way for engineering innervated tissues such as skin, cornea Tufts University researchers have discovered a…
Making memories stronger and more precise during aging

September 2, 2016

Harvard researchers identify new mechanisms by which new neurons sharpen memories When it comes to the billions of…
Stem cell therapy heals injured mouse brain

August 22, 2016

Animal study examines method for restoring brain cells killed by stroke or other neurological diseases Scientists and clinicians…
Neural stem cells control their own fate

August 19, 2016

To date, it has been assumed that the differentiation of stem cells depends on the environment they are…
Neural stem cells in adult mice also vulnerable to Zika

August 19, 2016

Zika infection kills off neural stem cells in adult mice bred to be vulnerable to the virus, researchers…
Evidence that Zika causes neural stem cells to self-destruct

May 9, 2016

A new addition in the growing number of studies using brain organoids to understand how the Zika virus…
Researchers track neural stem cells by coloring chicken eggs from the inside

March 22, 2016

An overwhelming number of researchers still struggle within the black hole of the effectiveness and safety of stem…
Zika virus infects human neural stem cells

March 7, 2016

The Zika virus infects a type of neural stem cell that gives rise to the brain’s cerebral cortex,…
Researchers find molecular shift that stops stem cells in Drosophila from making tumors

December 8, 2015

These precisely timed changes in aging stem cells could provide a path to identifying some cancers and targeting…
Stem cell treatment lessens impairments caused by dementia with Lewy bodies

October 15, 2015

UCI mouse study finds significant improvements in both motor and cognitive function Neural stem cells transplanted into damaged…
Scientists discover a diffusion barrier in neural stem cells helping them to stay young

September 21, 2015

We all know that human brain does not respond well to aging. However, for the most part, our…
A barrier against brain stem cell aging

September 17, 2015

Neural stem cells generate new neurons throughout life in the mammalian brain. However, with advancing age the potential…
Switching mouse neural stem cells to a primate-like behaviour

August 10, 2015

When the right gene is expressed in the right manner in the right population of stem cells, the…
Team finds key to making neurons from stem cells

March 19, 2015

Pnky, a noncoding RNA found in brain stem cells, may have a broad range of clinical applications A…
Human neural stem cells restore cognitive functions impaired by chemotherapy

February 17, 2015

UCI study reveals how they alleviate ‘chemobrain’ after cancer treatments Human neural stem cell treatments are showing promise…
Biological fat with a sugar attached essential to maintaining the brain’s supply of stem cells

November 3, 2014

Fat and sugar aren’t usually considered healthy staples, but scientists have found that a biological fat with a…
Watching the Brain Do Its Thing: An Interview with Mikhail Shapiro

April 3, 2014

To a large extent, the brain remains a black box. Taking it out of its case inside the…
Human stem cells predict efficacy of Alzheimer drugs

December 7, 2013

Researchers from the University of Bonn use reprogrammed patient neurons for drug testing Why do certain Alzheimer medications…
Human neural stem cells could meet the clinical problem of critical limb ischemia

November 26, 2013

New research has shown human neural stem cells could improve blood flow in critical limb ischemia through the…
A Faster Reset Button for Stem Cells

November 3, 2013

Being able to restore function to organs damaged through disease or injury is a goal that has not…
Phase II of ALS stem cell trial underway at Emory and University of Michigan

September 30, 2013

Researchers at Emory University and University of Michigan have begun the Phase II trial of a landmark study…
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