B.C. researchers launching clinical trial for first genetically engineered stem cell-based therapy for type 1 diabetes

New UBC research aims to free Type 1 diabetes patients from daily insulin injections. Credit: Unsplash https://news.ubc.ca/2022/05/12/b-c-researchers-launching-clinical-trial-for-first-genetically-engineered-stem-cell-based-therapy-for-type-1-diabetes/

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Sleep deprivation negatively affects the stem cells in the cornea, study reveals

During the study, the scientists also found that sleep deprivation also altered the composition of the protective tear film. (Image Credit: Pixabay) https://www.financialexpress.com/healthcare/news-healthcare/sleep-deprivation-negatively-affects-the-stem-cells-in-the-cornea-study-reveals/2508014/

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Cartilage tissue from stem cells could help prevent the loss of functionality from intervertebral disks degeneration

Six months after transplantation of human iPS cell-derived cartilaginous nucleus pulposus (hiPS-Cart) into the rats with intervertebral disk degeneration model. Histology at six months after…more Credit: 2022 Takashi Kamatani et […]

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As creator of ‘CRISPR babies’ nears release from prison, where does embryo editing stand?

Not long after revealing his creation of genetically engineered babies at a Hong Kong meeting, He Jiankui was imprisoned in China for the act.NATIONAL ACADEMIES/FLICKR (CC BY-NC-SA) https://www.science.org/content/article/creator-crispr-babies-nears-release-prison-where-does-embryo-editing-stand?utm_source=sfmc&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=WeeklyLatestNews&utm_content=alert&et_rid=193273214&et_cid=4169611

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