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2011-02-04 00:11:28

Findings to be published in Cell Stem Cell The human body has a remarkable ability to heal itself. Due to the presence of dedicated stem cells, many organs can undergo continuous renewal. When an organ becomes damaged, stem cells in the organ are typically activated, producing new cells to regenerate the tissue. This activity of stem cells, however, has to be carefully controlled, as too much stem cell activity can cause diseases like cancer. Current research in stem cell biology is starting...

2011-02-01 22:56:07

Researchers have identified a cell in zebrafish that can be transplanted from one fish to another to regenerate nephrons, providing the potential to improve kidney function It is estimated that up to 10 percent of the U.S. population may have some form of renal disease, with 450,000 patients with end stage renal disease (ESRD) requiring hemodialysis. Researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital and the University of Pittsburgh have identified a cell in zebrafish...

2011-01-18 13:52:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- StemSave, the market leader in the field of dental stem cell recovery and cryo-preservation, today announced Dr. George T.-J. Huang, DDS, MSD, DSc, the Chair and Herbert Schilder Professor in Endodontics and Director of the Postgraduate Program in Endodontics of Boston University's Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine, joined its Science Advisory Council. Dr. Huang will support and advise StemSave as it continues to expand its easy-to-use stem...

2010-12-29 00:01:19

Steven Victor MD CEO ReGen BioSciences, a company operating and marketing upscale Rejuvenation Centers and Tissue Processing Centers that provides stem cell rejuvenation, adipose stem cell separation and aesthetic treatments appeared on the Fox News website December 8, 2010 the "Futuristic Facelift" New York, NY (PRWEB) December 28, 2010 Steven Victor MD CEO of Regen Biosciences appears on Fox News to discuss the use of fat stem cells for cosmetic uses Steven Victor MD CEO ReGen...

2010-12-28 08:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 28, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardium Therapeutics (NYSE Amex: CXM) today reported that data from the Company's Matrix Phase 2b clinical study has been accepted for publication in the journal, Wound Repair and Regeneration and provided an update on plans for commercialization of its Excellagen formulated collagen topical wound dressing. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20051018/CARDIUMLOGO) The clinical paper now accepted for publication is titled, "Formulated...

2010-12-21 08:00:00

LITTLETON, Mass., Dec. 21, 2010 /PRNewswire/ --Audax Medical, Inc. (www.audaxmed.com), a privately held medical device company specializing in the development of orthobiologics, has been awarded a research and development grant through the Qualifying Therapeutic Discovery Project (QTDP) program. The QTDP was established under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 to support therapeutic projects that are innovative, reduce long-term healthcare costs, and/or address unmet...

2010-12-20 02:00:00

MONT-SAINT-GUIBERT, Belgium, December 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Pre-Clinical Results Show 70% Reduction in Infarct Size The Belgian biotechnology company, Cardio3 BioSciences, a leader in the discovery and development of regenerative and protective therapies for the treatment of cardiovascular diseases, today announces positive pre-clinical results from its in-house product candidate C3BS-GQR-1, a "cardiopoietic" cocktail designed to treat patients suffering from acute...

2010-12-07 07:30:00

EAST NORRITON, Pa., Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Tengion, Inc. (Nasdaq: TNGN), a leader in regenerative medicine, today announced that data from the Company's Neo-Kidney Augment(TM), Neo-GI Augment(TM), and Neo-Urinary Conduit(TM) programs are being featured in several posters and oral presentations at the TERMIS North America annual meeting being held December 5-8, in Orlando, Florida. Key data featured include the first presentations on the Neo-Kidney Augment mechanism of action,...

2010-11-23 12:41:37

Researchers in the United States have developed a medical model for regenerating bladders using stem cells harvested from a patient's own bone marrow. The research, published in Stem Cells, is especially relevant for paediatric patients suffering from abnormally developed bladders, but also represents another step towards new organ replacement therapies. The research, led by Drs Arun Sharma and Earl Cheng from the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University, focused on bone marrow...

2010-11-23 07:30:00

EAST NORRITON, Pa., Nov. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Tengion, Inc (Nasdaq: TNGN), a leader in regenerative medicine, today announced that Steven Nichtberger, M.D., President and Chief Executive Officer of Tengion, will present at the upcoming Piper Jaffray 22nd Annual Health Care Conference on Wednesday, December 1, 2010, at 9:30 a.m. EST. A live audio webcast of the presentation can be accessed at http://www.corporate-ir.net/ireye/conflobby.zhtml?ticker=TNGN&item_id=3494808 or under...