Tissue/Organ

The X-factor required for bio-printed growth success

Bio-printed implants, optimised with growth factors, show promise in the repair of bone defects, tissue regeneration and vascularisation. A number of recent studies have demonstrated...

Cancer blood test maker Grail files for Nasdaq IPO

Grail is on a quest for early cancer detection; the company is going public after raising nearly $2b in funding for its development of...

Cartilage regrowth could be Longevity OA gamechanger

Stanford team regenerate cartilage in joints using chemical triggers. Cartilage is the smooth white tissue that covers the ends of bones, supporting them and protecting...

Significant organ regeneration study progress for LyGenesis

Good news for organ regeneration as LyGenesis announces four peer-reviewed publications on its tech. Four peer-reviewed papers cover LyGenesis' work on liver and kidney regeneration...

Morphoceuticals and their role in the future of Longevity

Limb regeneration, bioelectrics and neuron stabilisation – morphoceuticals have impressive form. In our recent interview with Juvenescence's Greg Bailey, he used the term "morphoceuticals". It's...

Juvenescence (2): “It’s all about prevention, and that’s incredibly disruptive”

Juvenescence's Greg Bailey on democratising healthcare, paradigm shifts and disruptive technologies. Yesterday we published the first part of our interview with Greg Bailey, CEO of...

Juvenescence (1): from strength to strength in R&D and investment firepower

Juvenescence's Greg Bailey on transformative scientific opportunities, immuno-resilience, modifying aging and funding. Continuing our series of interviews with our Advisory Panel members, we spoke to Greg...

All the way from regenerative research to commercialisation

We speak to the director of the Wake Forest Institute of Regenerative Medicine – a research organisation with a clear focus on commercialisation. Just on...

Hyperbaric oxygen could improve cognitive ability

The hyperbaric oxygen market is growing rapidly as scientists discover more uses in preventing cognitive decline. An innovative form of hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT)...

Heart surgeons endorse xenotransplantation

A survey of attitudes among heart surgeons shows most are supportive of xenotransplantation. According to a new survey, more than 80% of heart surgeons believe...

Skin rejuvenation from novel nano-fat graft technique

New skin rejuvenation technique harnesses the power of Stromal Vascular Fraction stem cells to bring new life to aging skin. Stromal Vascular Fraction is harvested...

Researchers heal human lungs by attaching them to pigs

A new breakthrough from researchers at Columbia University could dramatically increase the number of lungs available for transplant. One of the biggest challenges for lung...

Hufford interview: “It’s worth pointing out just how remarkable this is.”

LyGenesis' Michael Hufford talks Longevity research programmes and investment. Kicking off a series of interviews with our Advisory Panel members, we chatted to Michael Hufford,...

Researchers 3D bio-print a working heart pump with real human cells

Team at the University of Minnesota 3D bio-print a functioning heart pump in the lab. Scientists at the University of Minnesota have made a breakthrough...

Magical hydrogel mimics cartilage to promote healthspan

A new form of hydrogel promises to go where other forms haven’t by mimicking the near-magical qualities of cartilage. Researchers at Duke University believe they...

Outlived by our organs: different aging rates in the body

Not only is our biological age different from our chronological age, but it varies from organ to organ. Understanding why and how could be...

The inside track on 3D-bioprinting

Is it better to be on the outside looking in, or on the inside? One research team certainly thinks the latter. In Westworld, Sir Anthony...

Hydrogel scaffold raises hopes for tissue regeneration

Wyss Institute hydrogel therapy can repair nerves, muscles and blood vessels. Naturally-occurring molecules VEGF and IGF-1 can enhance tissue regrowth and repair, but getting them...

New 3D bio-ink start-up targets neural tissue

Axolotl Biosciences introduces ThinkInk for stable, reproducible stem cell-derived neural tissues. Back in February, we spoke to the founder of Canadian 3D bioprinting start-up Aspect...

Novel approach breaks through blood-brain barrier

Molecular transport is on target for shuttling therapies directly into the brain. Like an exclusive nightclub, the brain has the best bouncer in the business....

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At-home wellness biomarker test to deliver instant results

ZiO Health prepares to launch crowdfunding campaign for subscription-based urine test that measures multiple health biomarkers. Biomedical start-up ZiO Health is on a mission to...

Inflammaging biotech acquired by Roche for €380m

One of the largest deals in Irish biotech history sees Roche gain rights to full Inflazome portfolio. The Swiss company Roche has bought Dublin-based biotech...

AI app reveals your biological age – and how to slow it down

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Psychobiome: trusting your gut for Longevity

Scientists studying how the microbiome affects our mood aim to develop gut microbiome-modulating formulations to treat depression and other brain diseases. Recent work from Katya...