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2014-05-20 23:07:28

Okyanos Heart Institute Announces Addition of Adipose Stem Cell Research Pioneer to Okyanos’ Cardiac Cell Therapy Medical Team Freeport, The Bahamas (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 Okyanos Heart Institute has announced the addition of Dr. Todd Malan to their executive medical team as Chief Cell Therapy Officer and General Surgeon. He will perform and oversee the liposuction step of Okyanos treatment, removing a small amount of fat from patients from which their own stem cells are isolated. Cardiac...

2014-05-20 16:25:34

HACKENSACK, N.J., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Long Islander Greg Mucci participated in sports his whole life until a motorcycle accident in 2004. Unfortunately, his injury developed into avascular necrosis and sidelined his hopes for a pro athletic career. Mr. Mucci, 30, credits his steady recovery to Brian Mehling, M.D. and support from Dr. Mehling's Blue Horizon charities. Today, he works as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). At 6'2" and 230 pounds he has returned to bodybuilding,...

2014-05-16 08:27:03

/PRNewswire/ -- Neuralstem, Inc. (NYSE MKT: CUR) CEO and President, Richard Garr, will present at the World Stem Cells & Regenerative Medicine Congress, on Thursday, May 22, at 11:35 a.m. BST in London, UK (http://www.terrapinn.com/conference/stem-cells/index.stm). Neuralstem is currently in a Phase II clinical trial to treat ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig's disease) with its NSI-566 stem cells and has been approved to commence a Phase I study in spinal cord...

2014-05-16 08:25:39

LA JOLLA, Calif., May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mice crippled by an autoimmune disease similar to multiple sclerosis (MS) regained the ability to walk and run after a team of researchers led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI), University of Utah and University of California (UC), Irvine implanted human stem cells into their injured spinal cords. Remarkably, the mice recovered even after their bodies rejected the human stem cells. "When we implanted the...

A Fetal Enzyme Helps Stem Cells Recover From Limb Injuries
2014-05-15 07:41:44

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Nearly two million Americans a year suffer from ischemia reperfusion injuries. A wide variety of scenarios can be caused by these injuries that result in restricted blood flow—from traumatic limb injuries, to heart attacks, to donor organs. Restoring the blood flow to an injured leg, for example, seems like it would be a good idea. A new study from Georgia Regents University, however, suggests that restoring the flow could cause...

2014-05-14 08:31:21

RICHMOND, Calif., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sangamo BioSciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: SGMO) announced today that data from clinical, preclinical and research-stage programs focused on the development of ZFP Therapeutics(®) will be presented at the 17th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Gene and Cell Therapy (ASGCT). Fourteen oral and poster presentations, given by Sangamo scientists and their academic collaborators, will detail data from Sangamo's therapeutic and research programs...

2014-05-14 08:30:47

SAN DIEGO, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CorTechs Labs, the leading provider of quantitative medical imaging solutions and Human Longevity Inc. (HLI), a genomics and cell therapy-based diagnostic and therapeutic company focused on extending the healthy, high performance human life span, have signed a collaborative agreement to use CorTech's advanced imaging data in the comprehensive genomic and phenotype database HLI is building. HLI's database is a key component in their goal to...

2014-05-13 12:34:16

NEW YORK, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IntelliCell BioSciences, Inc. ("IntelliCell" or the "Company") (OTCQB: SVFC), a regenerative medicine company utilizing adult autologous stromal vascular fraction cells (SVFCs) derived from the blood vessels found in adipose tissue, announced today that Merril Hoge, former star NFL player and an on-air analyst for ESPN, has joined its Board of Advisors. According to Merril Hoge, "After tearing a ligament in my elbow I tried to rehab it to avoid...

2014-05-12 08:33:28

ROCKVILLE, Md., May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Neuralstem, Inc. (NYSE MKT: CUR) today reported its financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2014 and provided a business and clinical update. "During the first quarter of 2014, we continued to advance the NSI-566 cell therapy platform through human clinical trials. We have completed treatment of the fourth cohort in our ALS Phase II escalating dose trials, in collaboration with our sites at University of Michigan, Emory and...

2014-05-12 08:33:04

SAN DIEGO, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Taxus Cardium Pharmaceuticals Group Inc. (Trading Symbol: CRXM) today announced that the Company's Excellagen(®) flowable dermal matrix in combination with Orbsen Therapeutics' mesenchymal stromal stem cell therapy Cyndacel-M(TM) has been selected for clinical evaluation in a Phase 1b safety study for the potential treatment of chronic diabetic wounds to be funded by the European Union under EU Framework 7 (FP7). The project, known by the...


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