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Human Pluripotent Stem Cells Successfully 3D Printed
Human Pluripotent Stem Cells Successfully 3D Printed
News   Jul 26, 2017

A breakthrough in the 3D-printing of human pluripotent stem cells means scientists are one step closer to being able to 3D print human organs and tissues for transplantation therapy.

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LifeArc Becomes Technology Transfer Partner to London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
LifeArc Becomes Technology Transfer Partner to London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
News   Jul 26, 2017

LifeArc, the medical research charity, has partnered with London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine to provide a range of services in technology transfers.

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The Role of Lung Cell Turnover in Influenza Pneumonia
The Role of Lung Cell Turnover in Influenza Pneumonia
News   Jul 26, 2017

Research led by University of Cincinnati scientists is investigating how influenza spreads through the lungs by focusing on how resistant or susceptible cells lining the airway are to viral infection.

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Shedding Light on How Tumors Become Resistant to Immunotherapy
Shedding Light on How Tumors Become Resistant to Immunotherapy
News   Jul 26, 2017

Researchers have now found that in skin cutaneous melanoma an epigenetic control protein is key to the development of immunotherapy resistance.

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Large-Scale Production of Living Brain Cells Enables Entirely New Research
Large-Scale Production of Living Brain Cells Enables Entirely New Research
News   Jul 24, 2017

After performing a biopsy on the patient, the skin cells are transformed into brain cells that effectively imitate the disease and the age of the patient.

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Cow Antibodies Yield Important Clues For Developing A Broadly Effective AIDS Vaccine
Cow Antibodies Yield Important Clues For Developing A Broadly Effective AIDS Vaccine
News   Jul 21, 2017

The unexpected animal model is providing clues for important questions at a moment when new energy has infused HIV vaccine research.

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Innate Reaction of Hematopoietic Stem Cells to Severe Infections
Innate Reaction of Hematopoietic Stem Cells to Severe Infections
News   Jul 21, 2017

Researchers at the University of Zurich have shown for the first time that hematopoietic stem cells detect infectious agents themselves and begin to divide, without signals from growth factors.

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CRISPR Reveals New Targets for Promising  Cancer Drugs
CRISPR Reveals New Targets for Promising Cancer Drugs
News   Jul 20, 2017

Novel screening method identifies new drug targets that could potentially enhance the effectiveness of PD-1 checkpoint inhibitors, a promising new class of cancer immunotherapy.

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Potential Barcode Identified for a Form of Alcoholic Liver Disease
Potential Barcode Identified for a Form of Alcoholic Liver Disease
News   Jul 19, 2017

NIAAA-supported researchers have discovered that extracellular vesicles released by liver cells in a mouse model of alcoholic steatohepatitis contain a miRNA signature detectable in the blood.

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Understanding How the Intestine Regenerates
Understanding How the Intestine Regenerates
News   Jul 19, 2017

Harvard researchers find mature cells revert back to stem cells to boost tissue regeneration and repair in mouse intestines.

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