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Recent News Releases

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - Scientists Generate First Human Stomach Tissue in Lab with Stem Cells

Scientists used pluripotent stem cells to generate functional, three-dimensional human stomach tissue in a laboratory – creating an unprecedented tool for researching the development and diseases of an organ central to several public health crises, ranging from cancer to diabetes. 

Sunday, October 19, 2014 - Lab-developed intestinal organoids form mature human tissue in mice

Researchers have successfully transplanted “organoids” of functioning human intestinal tissue grown from pluripotent stem cells in a lab dish into mice – creating an unprecedented model for studying diseases of the intestine. Reporting their results Oct. 19 online in Nature Medicine, scientists from Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center said that, through additional translational research the findings could eventually lead to bioengineering personalized human intestinal tissue to treat gastrointestinal diseases 

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - New Treatment Designed to Save More Eyes from Cancer

Doctors at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center have developed a new technique for treating the eye cancer retinoblastoma to improve the odds for preventing eye loss, blindness or death in children with advanced forms of the disease

Monday, October 13, 2014 - Too Many CT Scans Ordered For Children with Concussions, Says New Study

Pediatricians continue to order far more CT scans (CTs) than necessary to evaluate children for concussions, according to a new study.

Friday, October 10, 2014 - Cyclists Present Research Funds to Cincinnati Children’s After Grueling Journey

After riding their bicycles 700 miles in seven days from Mississippi to Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, cyclists on Oct. 10 presented a check for $350,000 to HLH Center of Excellence to support research into a devastating immune disorder.