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Stem cell research

Johns Hopkins School of Medicine announces new partnership to advance precision medicine
Published Oct 22, 2019
Collaboration between the School of Medicine, Bloomberg Philanthropies, and the New York Stem Cell Foundation Research Institute will provide unmatched scope of resources and expertise
In study, transplanted brain stem cells survive without anti-rejection drugs
Published Oct 2, 2019
By exploiting a feature of the immune system, researchers potentially open the door for stem cell transplants to repair the brain
Stem cell signal drives new bone building, study finds
Published Jan 8, 2019
The discovery is the first step in developing a stem cell therapy to help patients recover from bone fractures, spinal fusion, and osteoporosis
Stem cells shape up
Published Aug 16, 2018
Hopkins bioengineers borrow a process from the electronics industry to discover a factor in stem cell growth: cellular pressure
Biomedical engineering
Facing the future
Published July 29, 2016
Researcher Warren Grayson creates ready-to-implant plastic bones that grow into living tissue for facial reconstructive surgery / JHU Engineering magazine
Cell biology
Hopkins biologist elected to American Philosophical Society
Published June 30, 2016
Allan Spradling's work with fruit flies led to game-changing new concepts in use of stem cells
Zika research
Zika kills cells key to early brain development
Published March 4, 2016 Video
JHU researchers contribute to breakthrough study showing likely biological link between Zika virus, microcephaly
Blood reprogrammed
Published Summer 2015
Editing genes to fix red blood cells could be a game-changer for patients in need of transfusions / Johns Hopkins Magazine