Immune Cells Killing Stem Cells and Stem Cells Killing Immune Cells

Knight et al. J Neurol Sci. Several studies have demonstrated that stem cells are useful in the treatment of multiple sclerosis. The Cellmedicine clinic published previously in collaboration with the University of California San Diego that 3 patients treated with their own fat derived stem cells entered remission. Other studies are ongoing, including a study…

New Stem Cells Found in Ovary

Parte et al. Stem Cells Dev. Very small embryonic like cells (VSEL) are a type of stem cell that appears to be found in bone marrow and other tissues of the body, presumably as a remnant of embryonic or embryonic-like cells left over from development. In a recent paper it was demonstrated that these cells…

Scientists identify and isolate adult mammary stem cells in mice

(Times of India) It is well-known that stem cells exist in adult tissues. The most commonly known stem cell, the bone marrow stem cell, plays the physiological role of generating billions of blood cells per hour while being capable of making copies of itself. Subsequent to the discovery of the bone marrow stem cell in…