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2014-02-05 08:30:18

SAN BRUNO, Calif. and PITTSBURGH, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cord Blood Registry® (CBR®) and The Institute for Transfusion Medicine(SM) (ITxM(SM)) announce the launch of a multi-year initiative to provide education and guidance to expectant parents regarding options for cord blood banking and donation. The campaign will support efforts by health care professionals to inform families as to the distinction between the private and public banking systems and also supply...

2014-02-04 23:02:33

STEM CELLS is proud to announce the appointment of new Associate Editor, Dr. Toru Kondo of Hokkaido University, Japan. Dr. Kondo has served as an outstanding member of the STEM CELLS Editorial Board since 2007 and we are delighted that he has accepted our invitation to become an Associate Editor. Durham, NC (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 STEM CELLS is proud to announce the appointment of new Associate Editor, Dr. Toru Kondo of Hokkaido University, Japan. Dr. Kondo has served as an outstanding...

2014-02-04 12:28:51

DUBLIN, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/xrndzp/regenerative) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International Regenerative Medicine Markets" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Regenerative medicine is a way of treating injured and diseased human tissue by using laboratory-grown or therapeutically-induced human tissue as a replacement. As such, astounding new...

2014-02-04 12:28:02

CINCINNATI, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers used blood platelets and bone marrow cells to deliver potentially curative gene therapy to mouse models of the human genetic disorder Hurler syndrome - an often fatal condition that causes organ damage and other medical complications. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110406/MM79025LOGO) Scientists from Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and...

2014-02-04 12:27:46

LONDON, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Edison's first report on Cytori Therapeutics, Cardiac Celution, discusses the use of concentrated adipose (fat) derived regenerative cells (ADRC) from the patient, which, when injected into damaged tissues, appear to trigger their healing. Cytori sells Celution, point-of-care disposables and a bedside device to prepare ADRC in 90 minutes or less. The procedure is flexible to use, with a potentially broad range of indications and an affordable price...

2014-02-03 23:20:15

Previous studies have shown that multiple stem cell implantations might assist adults suffering from complete spinal cord injuries (SCI). Now a groundbreaking study released today in STEM CELLS Translational Medicine shows for the first time that children with SCI might benefit, too. Durham, NC (PRWEB) February 03, 2014 Previous studies have shown that multiple stem cell implantations might assist adults suffering from complete spinal cord injuries (SCI). Now a groundbreaking study...

2014-02-03 16:24:49

DUBLIN, Ireland, February 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/2c2thn/stem_cell_markets) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International Stem Cell Markets" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/2c2thn/stem_cell_markets ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) A stem cell is an extraordinary type of cell that has the ability to...

2014-02-03 12:27:00

LONDON, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Stem Cell Markets A stem cell is an extraordinary type of cell that has the ability to self-renew for long periods of time and to differentiate into specialized cells under appropriate physiological or experimental conditions. Traditionally, stem cells have been classified as either embryonic, adult (tissue-specific or cord blood) stem cells. Recent understanding of stem cell biology...

2014-02-03 12:26:56

New Cord Tissue Research, Aggressive Product Development and Lower Prices Make Cord Tissue Banking More Appealing NEW YORK, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- When Americord validated its proprietary method for harvesting and preserving mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) from placenta tissue late last year, it joined leaders in the global scientific community who are increasingly investing significant resources in what many researchers believe represents the future of stem cell-based...

Protein Critical To Hematopoietic Stem Cell Function And Blood Formation Identified
2014-02-03 08:09:16

University of California - San Diego Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have identified a protein critical to hematopoietic stem cell function and blood formation. The finding has potential as a new target for treating leukemia because cancer stem cells rely upon the same protein to regulate and sustain their growth. Hematopoietic stem cells give rise to all other blood cells. Writing in the February 2, 2014 advance online issue of Nature Genetics,...