If cell-based therapies are to make it to the clinic, methods to grow stem cells in vast quantities will need to be developed. Here’s how A*STAR scientists are tackling the challenge of manufacturing stem cells at scale.
Microfluidic device allows for precise control of growth factor gradients, mimicking natural spinal cord development in vitro.
A dual-function protein switch can be tweaked to improve the effectiveness of cellular reprogramming
Stem cells that can produce both major lung tissue types have been isolated and can now repair the damaged lungs of mice
Genetic switch activates transformation of stem cells into heart muscle cells
A new method for making specialized immune cells
from stem cells offers a tool for modeling inflammatory diseases in the lab
pancreatic stem cells will help research on diabetes
Despite being very different kinds of cells, skin cells have been used
to make blood cells in mice
A new antibody could hold the secret to making stem cell therapy safer
white blood cells into stem cells offers promise for a novel test that could help
in delivering less toxic treatment regimens
Red blood cells derived from stem
cells could offer a limitless supply for transfusions