Stem cells in the Brains of Crayfish

Ayub et al. Dev Neurobiol. Stem cells have been found in various organs to participate in repair after injury. For example, after a heart attack, cardiac specific stem cells that reside in the atrium are known to proliferate and cause repair of damage. In the brain stem cells participate in a variety of processes, for…

Stem Cells Restore Tissue Affected By Acute Lung Injury

Researchers from the University of California San Francisco presented data today at the ATS 2010 International Conference in New Orleans demonstrating activity of adult stem cells in treatment of acute lung injury. This is a common condition in intensive care units that causes respiratory failure and often leads to death. The cause of acute lung…