Tag: skin cells

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Researchers reveal how skin cells form a first line of defense against cancer

January 11, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

A study published today in Cell Reports reveals important insights into the molecular mechanisms that underpin the body’s natural defences against the development of skin cancer. The findings offer new clues into the behaviour of skin cancer at the cellular […]

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Researchers restore sight in mice by turning skin cells into light-sensing eye cells

April 15, 2020

Via: The Medical News

Researchers have discovered a technique for directly reprogramming skin cells into light-sensing rod photoreceptors used for vision. The lab-made rods enabled blind mice to detect light after the cells were transplanted into the animals’ eyes. The work, funded by the […]

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New discovery could accelerate clinical translation of stem cell-based therapies

February 23, 2018

Via: The Medical News

A team of scientists from the University of Colorado School of Medicine and the Charles C. Gates Center for Regenerative Medicine at CU Anschutz has reported a more efficient approach to reprogramming a patient’s diseased skin cells into stem cells, […]

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Researchers watch skin cells ‘walk’ to wounds

June 10, 2016

Via: ScienceDaily Health

Skin cells typically spend their entire existence in one place on your body. But Washington State University researchers have seen how the cells will alter the proteins holding them in place and move to repair a wound. “And they walk,” […]