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Amniotic Stem Cells Demonstrate Healing Potential

Source: Mike Williams, Rice University; R&D // Photo: Mature blood vessels formed in hyrdogel from amniotic fluid, courtesy of Jacot Lab

(HOUSTON, Texas) — Rice Univ. and Texas Children’s Hospital scientists are using stem cells from amniotic fluid to promote the growth of robust, functional blood vessels in healing hydrogels.

In new experiments, the lab of bioengineer […]

By |April 9th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Study Shows How Stem Cells Slow Aging May Lead to New Treatments for Heart Failure

Source: PR Newswire, Stem Cells Translational Medicine / Image: Mesenchymal Stem Cells

(DURHAM, N.C.) — A new study published in STEM CELLS Translational Medicine demonstrates how mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) not only protect the heart from further damage after a cardiac incident but can actually slow down its aging process, too. These findings, in a rat […]

By |April 8th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

New Advancements In 3-D Designs For Neural Tissue Engineering

Source: Eureka Alert; Neural Regeneration Research // Image Credit: Richard McMurtrey, Institute of Neural Regeneration & Tissue Engineering

(SALT LAKE CITY, Utah) — It is well known that neurological diseases and injuries pose some of the greatest challenges in modern medicine, with few if any options for effectively treating such diagnoses, but recent work suggests a […]

By |April 6th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Stem Cell Therapy Effective at 3 Years for Multiple Sclerosis Remission

Source: hcplive, JAMA

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) — High dose immunosuppressive therapy (HDIT) with autologous hematopoietic cell transplant (HCT) sustained relapsing remitting (RR) multiple sclerosis (MS) remission at 3 years, according to preliminary results published in JAMA Neurology.

Researchers from HALT MS study evaluated MS patients through 5 years after HCT in order to evaluate the safety, efficacy, […]

By |April 6th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

UC San Diego Launches Study on Stem Cells for Paralysis

Source: Ivanhoe Newswire

(SAN DIEGO, CA) — According to the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation, nearly one in 50 people is living with paralysis. Until now, there wasn’t much hope. But a new study involving stem cells has doctors and patients excited.

Two years ago, Brenda Guerra’s life changed forever.

Guerra told Ivanhoe, “They told me that I […]

By |April 6th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments