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2013-12-31 08:23:30

Clinical and Preclinical Results Have Implications for Use of Generx as a Non-Surgical Gene Therapy for Coronary Artery Disease, and Excellagen to Potentiate Stem Cell Therapies SAN DIEGO, Dec. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardium Therapeutics (NYSE MKT: CXM) today reported on advancements of the Company's two key biologics products, its Generx(®) candidate for the potential treatment of coronary artery disease, and its Excellagen(®) advanced wound care product. The Company also...

2013-12-18 23:19:42

A new study released today in STEM CELLS Translational Medicine demonstrates that the therapeutic value of stem cells collected from fat declines when the cells come from older patients. Mesenchymal stromal cells (MSCs), stem cells collected from either bone marrow or adipose tissue, are considered one of the most promising therapeutic agents for regenerating damaged tissue because of their proliferation potential and ability to be coaxed into different cell types. Durham, NC (PRWEB)...

2013-11-29 14:37:54

A study led by researchers at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) demonstrates a new mechanism involving a signaling protein and its receptor that may block the formation of new blood vessels and cancer growth. The findings are published in the December issue of Science Signaling. Angiogenesis creates new blood vessels in a process that can lead to the onset and progression of several diseases such as cancer and age-related macular degeneration. Vascular endothelial growth...

2013-11-26 10:21:41

A new mechanism that regulates the way blood vessels grow and connect to each other has been discovered by an international team of researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden, and Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf, Germany. The knowledge might open up new opportunities for future cancer therapy. The study is published in the scientific journal PNAS. If stretched out, the blood vessels in a human body would reach more than twice around the earth. The complex circulatory system...


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