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Gel Heals Heart Attack Injury
Kerry Grens | Sep 18, 2015
A collagen patch seeded with a regenerative protein helps mice and pigs regain cardiac function after a heart attack.
Next Generation: Cell-Covered Fastener
Ruth Williams | Aug 28, 2015
Scientists have developed an interlocking cell scaffold for easy building and dismantling of tissues.
Celladon Shutters Its R&D
Kerry Grens | Jun 26, 2015
Biotech firm likely to pull the plug after its gene therapy product fails.
Regenerative Cardiomyocytes Found
Kerry Grens | Jun 24, 2015
Specialized cardiac cells in the mouse heart appear to be the long-sought-after proliferative heart cells.
Pneumonia-Causing Bacteria Poke Holes in Heart
Molly Sharlach | Sep 18, 2014
Microlesions in heart muscle may contribute to cardiac complications in elderly patients, a study shows.
More Doubt Cast Over Cardiac Stem Cells
Kerry Grens | May 7, 2014
Contrary to previous reports, cell lineage tracing reveals stem cells in the heart rarely contribute to new muscle.
Medical 3-D Printing’s Frontiers
Kate Yandell | Aug 22, 2013
Layer-by-layer manufacturing techniques could help re-make human body parts, or produce entirely new biocompatible machines.
Megan Scudellari | Jun 8, 2011
Upon activation, a novel population of resident cardiac cells forms new muscle after damage.