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Stem cells activated to make hair grow in mice

UCLA researchers have discovered a new way to activate the stem cells in the hair follicle to make hair grow (in mice). The research, led by scientists Heather Christofk and William Lowry, may lead to new drugs that could promote …

Pouch of stem cells implanted in trial to cure type 1 diabetes

Viacyte, privately-held, leading regenerative medicine company, announced today that the first patients have been implanted with the PEC-Direct™ product candidate, a novel islet cell replacement therapy in development as a functional cure for patients with type 1 diabetes who are …