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Stem Cells in Focus Blog
9 November, 2020
Fifty people are bitten by a snake every five minutes, and one will die in this silent healthcare crisis. Novel stem cell research has allowed scientists to successfully grow mini venom-producing organoids in a petri dish, which may be used to develop accessible and affordable antivenom therapies.
9 October, 2020
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.