Tissue/Organ

LyGenesis raises $4m ahead of Phase 2a trials

New money for technology that uses lymph nodes as bioreactors to regrow functioning organs. LyGenesis, a biotechnology company focused on organ regeneration, announced that it...

XenoTherapeutics gears up for Series A in 2020

First ever Xeno-Skin graft success pushes xenotransplantation from theory to therapy. A burns unit at Massachusetts General Hospital recently became the first ever to use...

Closed-loop pancreas system aces trial

Tandem and Dexcom system aces closed-loop pancreas trial for type 1 diabetes, but doesn't appear to break new ground over existing market competitor. A clinical...

World first: inter-connected organs grown in the lab

Scientists use stem cells to grow set of inter-connected human mini liver, pancreas and biliary ducts organs. Imagine doing a jigsaw while wearing a blindfold....

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UK doctors told to ignore consumer genetic tests

Royal College of General Practitioners guidance places significant doubt on consumer genetic testing. Consumer interest in genetic testing has grown in popularity in recent years,...

New study shows rapamycin slows Alzheimer’s

A new study from UT Health San Antonio suggests the drug rapamycin may be able to slow the rate of brain-related blood flow decreases. The...

Meet the Startup: Kintell’s take on Alexa Skills

New IoT device focuses on prolonging independence for the broader aging population. While there are many technologies out there designed to help older people who...

The Longevity Week: Addressing global Longevity

A packed week of multidisciplinary events with a global focus on the Longevity challenge. One year ago, the first Longevity Forum event was held in...

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