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2009-07-30 08:00:00

SAN DIEGO, July 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cardium Therapeutics (NYSE Amex: CXM) today announced plans to develop a DNA-based orthobiologics product portfolio based on research and development by Cardium's Tissue Repair Company that will initially focus on non-union bone fractures for medically-compromised patients, and spinal fusion for patients with degenerative disc disease.

2009-07-30 06:26:11

A drug used to remove iron from the body could help doctors fight one of diabetes' cruelest complications -- poor wound healing -- which can lead to infection and amputation.

2009-07-24 11:35:00

Scientists at Burnham Institute for Medical Research (Burnham) have found that the Caspase-8 protein, long known to play a major role in promoting programmed cell death (apoptosis), helps relay signals that can cause cancer cells to proliferate, migrate and invade surrounding tissues. The study was published in the journal Cancer Research on June 15.

2009-07-23 08:51:19

Dr. Yasuni Nakanuma and colleagues of Kanazawa University Graduate School of Medicine in Kanazawa, Japan have discovered that BMP-7 (bone morphogenic protein-7) is a potential new therapy for treating high blood pressure in the liver.

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2009-07-15 09:30:00

For decades scientists from various disciplines have discussed to what respective extent genetic predisposition and environmental factors influence human development.

2009-07-15 07:48:59

For decades scientists from various disciplines have discussed to what respective extent genetic predisposition and environmental factors influence human development.

2009-06-09 13:44:30

To grow and spread, tumors need new blood vessels, a process called angiogenesis. One growth factor that causes angiogenesis has been identified - vascular endothelial growth factor or VEGF - and drugs to inhibit VEGF are already in use.

2009-05-28 08:00:00

SAN DIEGO, May 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cardium Therapeutics (NYSE Amex: CXM) and its subsidiary Tissue Repair Company (TRC) today announced a presentation entitled "Phase 2b Study of GAM501 (Ad5PDGF-B/Collagen) in the Treatment of Diabetic Ulcers" at the Late Stage Industry Clinical Trials Symposium at the American Society of Gene Therapy (ASGT) Annual meeting in San Diego, California, on May 27, 2009.

2009-05-20 14:13:20

Research in mice and human stem cells suggests new therapeutic targets.

2009-04-07 13:32:00

BOSTON, April 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scientists at Schepens Eye Research Institute have found that the growth factor known as TGF-beta is essential to the health of blood vessels in the retina and that blocking it can cause retinal dysfunction.


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