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Latest Regenerative medicine Stories

2014-01-24 13:29:22

Investigators at Johns Hopkins report they have developed human induced-pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) capable of repairing damaged retinal vascular tissue in mice. The stem cells, derived from human umbilical cord-blood and coaxed into an embryonic-like state, were grown without the conventional use of viruses, which can mutate genes and initiate cancers, according to the scientists. Their safer method of growing the cells has drawn increased support among scientists, they say, and paves the...

2014-01-23 23:21:30

Bioquark Inc., a company focused on the development of novel biologic based products to alter the regulatory state of human tissues and organs, with the goal of curing a wide range of diseases, as well as effecting complex regeneration, is adding to its team with a leading expert in the functional application of anti-aging regenerative and stem cell medicine. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 Bioquark, Inc., (http://www.bioquark.com) a company focused on the development of...

2014-01-17 23:04:04

A new assessment tool is helping scientists determine which treatments might benefit patients with a type of eye disorder called limbal stem cell deficiency (LSCD). The tool, developed by researchers at University College London and Moorfields Eye Hospital in London and funded by the UK’s National Institute for Health Research Biomedical Research Centre at these institutions, has already shown that the majority of these patients can benefit in the short term from a stem cell...

2014-01-17 23:00:49

Regenerative medicine company builds strong leadership team for future growth. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 17, 2014 PlasmaGenix, Inc. (Inglewood, CA) is pleased to appoint James Hays as the company’s President and CEO. PlasmaGenix develops regenerative therapeutics derived from the patient’s endogenous blood and tissues. Mr. Hays brings with him +20 years of experience in tissue banking and regenerative medicine, and has been instrumental in launching national sales programs...

2014-01-17 08:23:07

Product Acquisition Solidifies Organogenesis Position as Industry Leader CANTON, Mass., Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Organogenesis Inc., a commercial leader in the field of regenerative medicine, announced today that it has purchased the Dermagraft® assets (human fibroblast-derived dermal substitute) from Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPG). "Organogenesis is a pioneering company in the regenerative medicine and wound healing fields, and we are now the proud owners of two products...

2014-01-16 23:28:06

Regenerative medicine is used to relieve heel pain through innovative system in celebrity. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 Groucho Marx once famously joked, “Time wounds all heels.” But heel pain’s no joking matter. It will strike about 75 percent of Americans during their lifetimes, plaguing approximately two million each and every year, according to a report published by The New York Times on January 17, 2013. Recently, TV and film actor Todd Bridges sought relief from...

2014-01-16 08:27:48

Signals Potential of Newborn Stem Cells in Regenerative Medicine for Common Disorders SAN BRUNO, Calif., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cord Blood Registry® (CBR®), the world's largest and most experienced newborn stem cell company, announces the start of a U.S. Food and Drug (FDA)-regulated study being conducted at Florida Hospital for Children in Orlando to investigate the use of a child's stem cells from their own stored umbilical cord blood as a treatment for acquired...

2014-01-15 23:25:28

PlasmaGenix Medical Team explains the science behind the treatment. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 After suffering a leg injury during a fall on “Dancing With the Stars,” Bill Nye the Science Guy received an innovative treatment known as platelet-rich plasma therapy (PRP) in the hope of returning to the stage in the subsequent week. Return he did, and he brought with him a layman’s explanation of PRP, the kind of science-made-simple description his legions of fans know him...

2014-01-14 23:01:25

A new study released in STEM CELLS Translational Medicine indicates that stem cells can be effective in treating a debilitating and sometimes lethal genetic disorder called brittle bone disease. Durham, NC (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 A new study released in STEM CELLS Translational Medicine indicates that stem cells can be effective in treating a debilitating and sometimes lethal genetic disorder called brittle bone disease. Brittle bone disease, or osteogenesis imperfecta (OI), is...

2014-01-13 23:25:36

PlasmaGenix Team weighs in on non-invasive regenerative medicine therapy. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 13, 2014 Like any fighter, Quinton "Rampage" Jackson understands injuries. He himself worked through knee surgery and pain until he found Platelet-Rich Plasma therapy (PRP) in recent years. However, the former UFC champ is disappointed by the recent cancellation of the Bellator 106 pay-per-view event versus Tito Ortiz due to his opponent’s neck fracture. As reported by...