Items Tagged ‘International Space Station’

June 18, 2020

Stem cells in space: interstellar research to improve regenerative therapies

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles (@susanbuckles)

Mayo Clinic research is reaching to the cosmos for answers on how to overcome hurdles in engineering human stem cells. Mesenchymal stem cells are adult stem cells with potential to unleash the body’s ability to heal diseased tissues and organs. However, growing or culturing stem cells in the laboratory is a slow process, and sometimes […]

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Tags: Abba Zubair, International Space Station, Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, Mayo Clinic in Florida, Stem cell cultures, Stem cell research

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