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Stem Cells in Focus Blog
6 September, 2020
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.
10 August, 2020
Biomedical research – the science of investigating the mechanisms and causes of disease – has been the driving force for many of the greatest medical advances in history: from drugs like penicillin to fight bacterial infections to medications like insulin to control diabetes. Clinical progress can be achieved because scientists are armed with the knowledge from earlier discoveries that laid the groundwork for today’s progress.