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Stanford study finds potential shingles prevention in a childhood vaccine
...ssor of medicine and chief of the division of bone marrow
transplantation at Stanford University Medical Center is a co-investigator. Shingles is triggered by the same virus that causes chicken pox. While most people recover from chicken pox without incident, the virus then bides its time in nerve cells - a...
Gene linked to type 1 diabetes
...s. Inside the bodies of both humans and rats, bone marrow
produces white blood cells, such as T cells, that leave the marrow
and travel to the thymus for filtering and processing. The thymus filters and rejects T cells that w...
Gene therapy may offer release from sterile isolation for patients lacking immune systems
...ian A new gene therapy method has turned the bone marrow
of two young children from an "immune cell desert"...Universit Vita-Salute San Raffaele, in Milan. Bone marrow
transplants have also been successful in some cases, but they pose serious risks of their own. There...
Bone marrow transplants may be improved due to the uncovering of a key mechanism
...mechanism that enables stem cells to exit the bone marrow
into the blood circulation of healthy donors, as w...fficient clinical stem cell transplantations. Bone marrow
transplantation is a last-resort treatment that saves the lives of many patients with cancer and inh...
Evidence that adults stem cells differentiate like embryonic stem cells published in Nature
...rts that cells grown from adult mouse and rat bone marrow
can be cultured without aging and with active telo...f the animals are 40 percent derived from the bone marrow
stem cells, suggesting that the cells contribute functionally to a number of organs. Again, this is ...
Research into rare disease leads to discovery of six new breast cancer-susceptibility genes
...ldren born with the condition usually develop bone marrow
failure early in life, leaving them unable to prod...nto young adulthood often with the help of a bone marrow
transplant they're at risk for a variety of cancers most often leukemia, but also tumors of the br...
Although controversial, stem cell therapies exhibit potential in biotechnology markets
... or organs. Hematopoietic cells, found in the bone marrow
and umbilical cord, for example, can differentiate into all types of blood cells. In order to make stem cell therapy a reality, it is not only necessary to have suitable stem cells, but also to know how to direct their differentiation and formation ...
Promising new therapies for deadly form of leukemia
... said Gilliland. AML is caused by a defect in bone marrow
cells, which become "frozen" in an early stage of ...tists introduced the FLT3-ITD enzyme into the bone marrow
cells of mice that had received radiation treatment to deplete their immune systems. After allowing ...
UF researchers discover blood stem cells
GAINESVILLE, Fla.Stem cells found in the bone marrow
of adult mice don't just evolve into key component... a multitude of other medical conditions. The bone marrow
is a rich source of stem cells, long heralded for their ability to mature into red and white blood c...
Fat cells transformed to resemble nerve cells
...ell as the experiments performed by others on bone marrow
stem cells, open up new possibilities for the treatment of nervous system disorders or injuries. "We are trying to think about human disease in a new way," Gimble said. "Everyone is used to the concept of surgical, medical or pharmacological approac...
U of Minnesota study: Adult bone marrow stem cells can become liver cells
...ted, for the first time, the ability of adult bone marrow
stem cells to differentiate in vitro as hepatocyte...en is that adult stem cells cultured from the bone marrow
of humans, mice and rats can be induced to differentiate into cells that look, stain and function li...
A new role for a versatile stem cell
...aution, it remains unclear whether the undisturbed marrow
of healthy animals contains any single stem cell type with the developmental plasticity of MAPCs-- a caveat that might be applied to much of current stem cell research....
Stem cells help brain repair, make new neurons and blood vessels after stroke
...days following a stroke, stem cells leave the bone marrow
to help the injured brain repair damaged neurons a...of Stroke, used a mouse model in which the animals marrow
was replaced with that of a transgenic mouse with cells that make a jellyfish protein that fluoresce...
New findings could lead to innovative treatment technologies for patients with sickle cell
...pain relief, adequate hydration, oxygenation, bone marrow
stimulation, and blood transfusion. But the results of a new study may lead to the development of additional therapies that stop or inhibit the deadly coagulation. The Study Heparin Inhibits the Adhesion of Sickle Red Blood Cells to Endothelial Cel...
Leptin linked to obesity and blood clots
...ctor. To confirm our results, we transplanted bone marrow
from leptin-deficient to normal mice. When the transplanted bone marrow
began producing platelets without the leptin receptor, clotting time in the normal mice was prolonge...
Researchers identify gene that controls formation of heart chambers
...p was in the mouse immune systems T cells, or bone marrow
white cells, and in adult heart and skeletal muscle cells. But it wasnt clear what its function was. Now we know that Bop encodes a protein instrumental in controlling the early steps of embryonic cells differentiating into mature cardiac muscle cell...
Knocking out SHIP gene improves success of allogeneic bone marrow transplants in mice
...known as SHIP did not reject fully mismatched bone marrow
transplants from other mice and most survived with...ways to increase the effectiveness and use of bone marrow
transplants from related and unrelated donors known as allogeneic transplants in treating cancers,...
Transplanted stem cells restore function in stroke
...m cells were isolated and expanded from human bone marrow
and transplanted into laboratory rats seven days a...ted that adult stem cells isolated from human bone marrow
could be induced to differentiate into different types of cells when grown in tissue culture. In the...
Adult bone marrow stem cells can become blood vessels
...ted, for the first time, the ability of adult bone marrow
stem cells to expand in vitro as endothelial cells...ab results demonstrate the potential of adult bone marrow
stem cells to differentiate beyond mesenchymal cells, into cells of the endothelium," said Catherine...
Is this the cell that could revolutionise medicine?
...erentiate into." The cells were found in the bone marrow
of adults by Catherine Verfaillie at the Universit...Cs. Verfaillie extracted the MAPCs from the bone marrow
of mice, rats and humans in a series of stages. Cells that don't carry certain surface markers, or d...
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