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Fibroblasts are connective tissue cells which secrete an extracellular matrix rich in collagen and other macromolecules.
HSS researchers provide better understanding of the cellular mechanisms driving rheumatoid arthritis

HSS researchers provide better understanding of the cellular mechanisms driving rheumatoid arthritis

Blocking protein-digesting enzyme may help improve metabolic health

Blocking protein-digesting enzyme may help improve metabolic health

Experts to present tumor DNA, breast and jaw reconstruction studies at PSRC annual meeting

Experts to present tumor DNA, breast and jaw reconstruction studies at PSRC annual meeting

FDA approves new treatment for adults with metastatic bladder cancer

FDA approves new treatment for adults with metastatic bladder cancer

New molecule could help fight type 2 diabetes and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

New molecule could help fight type 2 diabetes and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Inherited form of rickets improves more with new injectable medicine than conventional therapy

Inherited form of rickets improves more with new injectable medicine than conventional therapy

New nuclear medicine tracers make it easier to diagnose and treat cancer

New nuclear medicine tracers make it easier to diagnose and treat cancer

Anti-inflammatory drug shown to promote cardiac reprogramming

Anti-inflammatory drug shown to promote cardiac reprogramming

Novel treatment targeting fibroblasts may prevent heart failure after heart attack

Novel treatment targeting fibroblasts may prevent heart failure after heart attack

Existing drug for rare kidney disease could benefit patients with mitochondrial disorders

Existing drug for rare kidney disease could benefit patients with mitochondrial disorders

Suppressing cancer-causing protein could correct increased fibrosis in scleroderma patients

Suppressing cancer-causing protein could correct increased fibrosis in scleroderma patients

How blood cells help wounds heal scar-free revealed in new study

How blood cells help wounds heal scar-free revealed in new study

Researchers show how mechanical stress affects bone development

Researchers show how mechanical stress affects bone development

Biomarkers identified that could predict the risk of stroke

Biomarkers identified that could predict the risk of stroke

Newly discovered biomarkers can help identify heart condition in patients who have three 'clinical risks'

Newly discovered biomarkers can help identify heart condition in patients who have three 'clinical risks'

Researchers reveal novel mechanism for sperm stem cell number control

Researchers reveal novel mechanism for sperm stem cell number control

Study lays foundation for addressing unresolved questions in human aging

Study lays foundation for addressing unresolved questions in human aging

Self-powered bandage generates electricity, reduces healing time for skin wounds in rats

Self-powered bandage generates electricity, reduces healing time for skin wounds in rats

Researchers discover new mechanism behind spread of malignant pleural mesothelioma

Researchers discover new mechanism behind spread of malignant pleural mesothelioma

Breast tumors recruit bone marrow cells to boost their growth, study reveals

Breast tumors recruit bone marrow cells to boost their growth, study reveals