Eyestem Research seeks to make cellular therapies accessible to millions affected by dry age-related macular degeneration. The company will conduct human trials for its experimental cellular therapy, aiming to replace damaged retinal cells and potentially restore vision in those who have the condition
The fur of Costa Rican sloths appears to harbour antibiotic-producing bacteria that scientists hope may hold a solution to the growing problem of "superbugs" resistant to humanity's dwindling arsenal of drugs. Watch the video for more.
Many of the genes that are responsible for psychiatric disorders overlap with various neurological disorders, said Prof Sanjeev Jain at the Future of Medicine – a flagship summit held by Happiest Health in Bengaluru on 9 March.
3D printing human organs could help bridge the gap between organ donors and receivers. A group of researchers from Pandorum Technologies, Bengaluru, India are not far behind their western counterparts in developing a bioengineered cornea, a regenerative implant mimicking the shape, size and function of a human cornea.
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