Post Profile






Cell softness predicts corneal transplant success

(Cell Press) Stem cell transplantation is a promising strategy for restoring eyesight resulting from corneal damage, but tissue grafts must contain a high percentage of stem cells for clinical success. A Biophysical Journal study reveals that the softness of corneal cells indicates their potential for stem-like activity, including the ability to self-multiply and turn into mature cells.
read more

share

Related Posts


New protocol developed to decontaminate human fetal tissues used for cell transplantation

Academics / General Science : Science Codex

Putnam Valley, NY. -- The use of central nervous system fetal tissues derived from routine elective abortions to provide stem cells for transplantation procedures aimed at restoring damage done by neurodegenerative diseases is an es...

MU scientists successfully transplant, grow stem cells in pigs

Academics / General Science : Science Codex

COLUMBIA, Mo. – One of the biggest challenges for medical researchers studying the effectiveness of stem cell therapies is that transplants or grafts of cells are often rejected by the hosts. This rejection can render experiments us...

Stem Cell Transplants Treat Chronic Pain

Health : Medical News Today

A new study finds that transplanting embryonic cells into adult mouse spinal cord can alleviate persistent pain. The research, published by Cell Press in the journal Neuron, suggests that reduced pain results from successful integra...

Minimally Invasive Alternative to Corneal Transplantation May Improve Outcomes in People with a Degenerative Eye Disease

Health : Newswise Medical News

An innovative procedure may improve outcomes in people with a degenerative eye disease, suggest five-year results from a study presented at AAO 2016, the 120th annual meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Transplantation...

Vision restored in rabbits following stem cell transplantation

Academics / General Science : Science Codex

Scientists have demonstrated a method for generating several key types of eye tissue from human stem cells in a way that mirrors whole eye development. When transplanted to an animal model of corneal blindness, these tissues are sho...

Comments


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC