Gene-edited pigs may reduce Brazil’s transplant waiting list. Still in its initial stages and presented at FAPESP Week London, a project will assess how patients awaiting kidney transplants react to porcine blood.
Researchers at the University of São Paulo have applied for patent on pharmaceutical kit and plan to move on to clinical trial phase in near future
Study of twins exposed to Zika virus during pregnancy was conducted at the University of São Paulo’s Human Genome and Stem-Cell Research Center in Brazil. Results are published in Nature Communications
Researchers at the University of São Paulo's Human Genome and Stem-Cell Research Center have reconstructed the cellular process that causes Richieri-Costa Pereira syndrome
Researchers have retrieved the genetic history of people who live in quilombo remnants in São Paulo State. Analysis of Y chromosomes showed that approximately 65% were European in origin. On the mother’s side, ancestry was mainly African
Study published in Cell by researchers from Brazil and the United States suggests inducing overexpression of the Jagged1 gene can prevent the development of degenerative disease
The expression of genes that code for pluripotency factors is associated with shorter survival and higher risk of metastasis in medulloblastoma patients
Treatment with human stem cells increased the survival rate by 50%, according to a paper published by Stem Cells International