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Stem cells and ageing

Stem cells hold immense promise for the treatment of age related diseases and for beneficial tissue and organ regeneration. How can the field move forward to bring that potential within reach? This series, published in Cell Regeneration, aims to address those questions.

The articles in the series have undergone the journal’s standard peer-review process. The Editors for this series declare no competing interests.

  1. Aging is considered an irreversible biological process and also a major risk factor for a spectrum of geriatric diseases. Advanced age-related decline in physiological functions, such as neurodegeneration, dev...

    Authors: Hoi-Hung Cheung, Duanqing Pei and Wai-Yee Chan
    Citation: Cell Regeneration 2015 4:6
  2. The ability to repair damaged or lost tissues varies significantly among vertebrates. The regenerative ability of the heart is clinically very relevant, because adult teleost fish and amphibians can regenerate...

    Authors: Gunes Ozhan and Gilbert Weidinger
    Citation: Cell Regeneration 2015 4:3