Stem cells

Pancreatic beta cells in a lab dish

Functional, insulin-producing cells grown in lab

A stem cell breakthrough opens the door to Type 1 diabetes care.

UC San Diego printed implants

3-D printed implants show promise for treating spinal cord injury

The soft, implantable “bridges” guide new nerve cells to grow where the spinal cord has been severed.

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.

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