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stem cells

Human retinas grown in a dish explain how color vision develops
Published Oct 11, 2018
Lab-grown organoids reveal the mysterious process of eye tissue formation that takes place in the womb
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
Mental health
Unraveling bipolar disorder, schizophrenia
Published Aug 31, 2016
Johns Hopkins to co-lead effort to develop new ways of studying, screening drugs for major psychiatric illnesses
Zika virus
Scientists aim to fast-track Zika treatment
Published Aug 29, 2016
In large-scale screen of existing drugs, researchers identify three drugs effective enough in lab to warrant further study
Stem cell research
Protein bolsters growth of damaged muscle tissue
Published July 19, 2016
Discovery could contribute to treatments for muscle degeneration caused by aging, diseases such as muscular dystrophy
Cancer research
How cancer thrives in when oxygen is scarce
Published April 1, 2016
Findings could help clear a major roadblock in cancer treatments / Hopkins Medicine
Stem cell research
Mysterious ways
Published Oct 8, 2015
Study sheds light on how stem cells are affected by their surroundings
Frontier Award
Award supports 'new directions' in research
Published Jan 28, 2015 Video
JHU stem cell researcher Sharon Gerecht receives inaugural President's Frontier Award
Life after radiation
Published Sept 2013
Research suggests brain can generate new cells able to replace injured cells, potentially restore lost function after radiation / Gazette
Custom-built blood vessels
Published July 19, 2013
Researchers use stem cells to create potential treatment for burn patients, vascular conditions / Hopkins Medicine