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Tag: Regenerative Medicine

December 09, 2020
Recent data published in Scientific Reports has characterized human urine-derived renal stem cells, a potential non-invasive source for kidney tissue engineering and regenerative medicine. KidneyThe kidney's main function is to filter waste products out of the blood and deliver the resulting urine to the bladder. The functional unit of the kidney is called the nephron,...
December 03, 2020
New research published in Biomacromolecules has successfully cultured thymic epithelial cells in vitro. Adaptive Immune SystemThe adaptive immune system is a marvel that only vertebrates are blessed with. This complex mechanism protects us from a wide variety of threats, including viruses and cancer. T cells and B cells, which constitute the backbone of our adaptive...
November 20, 2020
A new scaffold for liver regeneration has been characterized and published in the International Journal of Biological Macromolecules this week. LiverThe liver is an indispensable organ located in the upper right abdominal cavity. It may be the most complex organ in its function, playing an important role in the body’s metabolism, particularly in proteostasis. The...
October 07, 2020
A recent study published in Nature Communications has outlined an atlas for the various differentiated and stem cell populations found in our teeth.
September 23, 2020
A new study published in Archives of Dermatological Research has shown that a novel microporous membrane can promote the regeneration of healthy human skin. SkinSkin, as the most readily visible organ of the human body, is one of the first to let us know that we are getting older. Our skin goes beyond appearance; it...
September 09, 2020
This is part one of a new weekly series focusing on recent advancements in the field of regenerative medicine. The field of tissue engineering and regenerative medicine Tissue engineering and regenerative medicine (TERM) is a large and rapidly growing field that has implications for the field of longevity. Broadly, the field of TERM is working...