Cedars-Sinai Newsroom (Regenerative Medicine)

2019
June
06,
2019
Scientists can't make a living copy of your brain outside your body. That's the stuff of science fiction. But in a new study, they recreated a critical brain component, the blood-brain barrier, that functioned as it would in the individual who provid...
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February
05,
2019
Reporter Nick Wilson from The Tribune in San Luis Obispo, California, recently interviewed Cedars-Sinai postdoctoral fellow Samuel Sances, PhD, about the dramatic diving accident that inspired Sances to enter medical research. In a front-page story, ...
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January
09,
2019
A special edition of National Geographic on "The Future of Medicine" highlights the innovative stem-cell science of Cedars-Sinai, showing how investigators are seeking to use stem cells and Organ-Chips to tailor personalized treatments for individual...
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2018
October
22,
2018
A new method developed at Cedars-Sinai may revolutionize how severe injuries are treated by harnessing stem cells to regrow tissue damaged by major trauma, such as traffic accidents or war injuries. The new tissue-regeneration technique recently e...
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August
01,
2018
Why isn't there a drug to cure ALS? What are the promising paths toward developing treatments for it? How do I find ALS clinical trials? These questions and more were tackled Tuesday by two renowned Cedars-Sinai investigators and two other scienti...
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April
19,
2018
Scientists have re-created brain neurons of obese patients using "disease in a dish" technology, offering a new method to study the brain's role in obesity and possibly help tailor treatments to specific individuals. "We have taken the first step ...
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April
17,
2018
Investigators at Cedars-Sinai are exploring a new way to treat amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) by transplanting specially engineered neural cells into the brain. Their new study shows the transplanted cells delayed disease progression and extende...
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March
23,
2018
A new study has revealed that the human brain's tiniest blood vessels can activate genes known to trigger spinal motor neurons, prompting the neurons to grow during early development. The findings could provide insights into how amyotrophic lateral s...
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February
16,
2018
Investigators have demonstrated how cells of a human intestinal lining created outside an individual’s body mirror living tissue when placed inside microengineered Intestine-Chips, opening the door to personalized testing of drug treatments. The f...
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2011
September
28,
2011
Six leaders in stem cell research from the Cedars-Sinai Regenerative Medicine Institute will be key presenters at the world’s largest interdisciplinary stem cell meeting Oct. 3-5 in Pasadena, Calif. The World Stem Cell Summit, co-sponsored by the ...
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September
21,
2011
The Cedars-Sinai Regenerative Medicine Institute has opened a new Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell (iPSC) Core Facility to produce powerful cells capable of making all tissues of the body from adult human skin cells. One of the first to open in Calif...
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June
15,
2011
Cedars-Sinai stem cell researchers investigating ways to prevent eye problems in diabetic patients have been awarded a $3 million grant from the National Eye Institute to develop gene therapy in corneal stem cells to alleviate damage to corneas that ...
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