Israeli Breakthrough: Scientists Repair Heart Through Skin Cells
Israeli scientists for the first time succeeded in transforming the skin cells of heart-failure patients into healthy heart-muscle cells, using stem cell therapy. The method was tested in rats, suggesting that it may be possible to repair an organ with one’s own tissue.
May 23, 2012
Will Sea Anemone Contribute To Human Organ Repair?
Israeli scientists will establish a center to study the sea anemone Nematostella, which has the ability to regenerate its body parts. Researchers are hopeful this sea creature will contribute to the development of drugs that can speed rehabilitation of damaged organs.
March 13, 2012