“Invisible” Stem Cells Evade Natural Killer Cells Using Immune Off-Switch

Natural killer cell. Credit: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases https://www.technologynetworks.com/cell-science/news/invisible-stem-cells-evade-natural-killer-cells-using-immune-off-switch-344452?utm_campaign=NEWSLETTER_TN_Breaking%20Science%20News&utm_medium=email&_hsmi=106235484&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9WomCV1R6WgWunlqHc-cBbR6JPt1cgqJjHnRsD5IFjEsBE6rrn-vDMzy7GFMLOzoygCoDDprxSxVQPOZ9SJcouH2L4Kg&utm_content=106235484&utm_source=hs_email

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Study Finds Shortened Telomeres in Patients With Severe COVID-19

Human cells with long telomeres (left) and short telomeres (right). Top and lower panels show cells in interphase and in metaphase, respectively. Credit: CNIO. https://www.technologynetworks.com/genomics/news/study-finds-shortened-telomeres-in-severe-covid-19-patients-344476?utm_campaign=NEWSLETTER_TN_Breaking%20Science%20News&utm_medium=email&_hsmi=106235484&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9mkV8oTveFaeUfzRueEbqa4uaTYJeboUW25DBLx-9mKSh_XjA46DAf7pNehXjBVlUmHcvC7kB5dqN2KTs5-_BcuZGORA&utm_content=106235484&utm_source=hs_email

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BioNTech strikes gold again: German biotech company behind the Pfizer Covid-19 jab develops a potential vaccine for multiple sclerosis

Clinical trials on mice revealed the MS jab cured the condition, stopped disease progression and restores some motor skills which had already been lost (stock) https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-9138167/BioNTech-creates-multiple-sclerosis-vaccine.html

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Head transplant surgery? Fact checking & perspectives

Sergio Canavero, perhaps the leading advocate of head transplant research, giving a TEDx talk on the topic. Screenshot from YouTube video. https://ipscell.com/2021/01/head-transplant-surgery-fact-checking-perspectives/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=head-transplant-surgery-fact-checking-perspectives

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‘Invisible’ stem cells that evade the body’s immune system to avoid rejection could enable new treatments for heart disease, cancer and diabetes

Scientists have created ‘invisible’ stem cells (depicted) that evade the immune system — thereby paving the way to new treatments for cancer, diabetes and heart disease https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-9126827/Health-Invisible-stem-cells-evade-bodys-immune-enable-new-treatments.html

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Engineered stem cells that evade immune detection could boost cell therapy and I-O

University of California, San Francisco researchers engineered cells to express the protein CD47, which shuts down innate immune cells. (UC San Francisco) https://www.fiercebiotech.com/research/engineered-stem-cells-evade-immune-detection-could-boost-cell-therapy-and-i-o

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Identical twins aren’t perfect clones, research shows

FILE – In this Saturday, June 18, 2005 file photo, identical twins Alf, left, and Sven Fehnhanhn, left background, 79, from Kassel, pose along with…more Jockel Finck https://greensboro.com/news/national/identical-twins-arent-perfect-clones-research-shows/article_e19195a7-3c6b-54d3-8f6d-2f218f826cda.html

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Groundbreaking Treatment for Severe COVID-19 Using Stem Cells – “It’s Like Smart Bomb Technology in the Lung”

Umbilical cord-derived mesenchymal stem cells naturally migrate directly to the lung where they begin repair to COVID-19 damage. Credit: © Dr. Camillo Ricordi https://scitechdaily.com/groundbreaking-treatment-for-severe-covid-19-using-stem-cells-its-like-smart-bomb-technology-in-the-lung/

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