Stem cells

Sunil Gandhi and Mathew Blurton-Jones headshots

Deciphering dementia’s gender gap

UC Irvine researchers win grant to explore why Alzheimer’s affects more women.

Before and after pictures of Hussein

Family travels 7,500 miles to save son’s life with treatment developed at UCLA

Stem cell gene therapy cures baby with life-threatening immune disorder.

UCSF transplant in utero

Baby born in world’s first in utero stem cell transplant trial

The fetal treatment may one day cure disorders months before birth.

Bulldog surgery

Puppies benefit from stem cell treatment for children with spina bifida

A UC Davis-developed therapy that shows great promise helps two pups in need.

UCSF baldness treatment

A new baldness treatment?

Those facing hair loss may want to become familiar with 'Tregs.'

chest X-ray

Surprising new role for lungs: Making blood

UCSF scientists discover our breathing organ is a veritable factory of blood and immune stem cells.

human T cells artificial

UCLA develops artificial thymus that produces cancer-fighting cells

This could be an important step for treating many different types of cancer.

UC San Diego anorexia

UC San Diego scientists find potential genetic basis for anorexia

Cellular model composed of stem cells from teens with eating disorders reveals a novel gene.

Infection of developing human brain with the Zika virus (green) highlights susceptibility of radial glial cells during fetal development.

Zika in fetal brain tissue responds to a popular antibiotic

UCSF researchers identify crucial cells targeted by the virus.

Exterior view of the 10-story Jacobs Medical Center at UC San Diego Health.

UC San Diego opens Jacobs Medical Center

World-class facility offers patients leading-edge cancer, stem cell and surgical therapies.