Promoting Healing by Keeping Skeletal Stem Cells 'Young', University of Rochester Medical Center Study

Published: Mar 31, 2010

University of Rochester -- Scientists seeking new ways to fight maladies ranging from arthritis and osteoporosis to broken bones that won’t heal have cleared a formidable hurdle, pinpointing and controlling a key molecular player to keep stem cells in a sort of extended infancy. It’s a step that makes treatment with the cells in the future more likely for patients.

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