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  • 9 October, 2020

    Closing in on Pluripotent Stem Cell Therapies for Liver Diseases

    The liver, our largest internal organ, plays vital roles in food metabolism, energy storage, and elimination of toxins. Liver disorders kill more than two million people per year, representing a significant global health challenge. Researchers are looking to the potential of stem cell research to provide novel treatments to patients who don’t have access to a liver transplant, the only available treatment for end-stage liver disease.

  • 6 September, 2020

    Scientists Use Stem Cells to Uncover COVID-19 Effects on the Heart

    Scientists and medical professionals worldwide are collaborating to discover how to address the coronavirus pandemic and to better understand its effects on the body. It is well known that COVID-19 can devastate the lungs, however, there is mounting evidence that the coronavirus may directly or indirectly infect other cell types, including the heart. Learn how researchers are using stem cell models to study how the coronavirus infects cardiovascular tissues and how they might uncover novel treatments.

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