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gum tissue stem cells heal inflammation
2013-08-06 09:38:00

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from the Ostrow School of Dentistry of the University of Southern California (USC) reveals stem cells found in mouth tissue can relieve inflammatory disease, as well as become other types of cells. The study, published in a recent issue of the Journal of Dental Research, focused on gingival mesenchymal stem cells (GMSC) that are found in the gingival, or gum tissue, of the mouth. Like other stem cells, GMSC have the...

2013-08-05 08:28:44

The Company Also Provides Update on CE Mark Submission SAN DIEGO, Aug. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardium Therapeutics (NYSE MKT: CXM) today announced that it has filed a new 510(k) submission for its current FDA-cleared Excellagen(®) advanced wound care product to reflect additional and specific structural and functional properties of Excellagen based on the Company's supplemental research and development activities. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20051018/CARDIUMLOGO)...

2013-08-01 16:30:16

MARIETTA, Ga., Aug. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MiMedx Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDXG), an integrated developer, manufacturer and marketer of patent protected regenerative biomaterials and bioimplants processed from human amniotic membrane, announced today that its study "Biological Properties of Dehydrated Human Amnion/Chorion Grafts: Implications for Chronic Wound Healing" has been electronically published in the International Wound Journal. The electronic publication of the study is...

2013-08-01 08:35:48

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardium Therapeutics (NYSE MKT:CXM) today announced that it has entered into a distribution agreement with AvKARE Inc. to become the new sales and distribution partner for Excellagen(®) in government medical facilities throughout the United States. This new agreement and commercialization arrangement with AvKARE effectively replaces an earlier arrangement with Academy Medical, LLC. Cardium elected to transfer the Excellagen distribution...

2013-07-31 08:26:46

MARIETTA, Ga., July 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MiMedx Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDXG), an integrated developer, manufacturer and marketer of patent protected regenerative biomaterials and bioimplants processed from human amniotic membrane, announced today that its study "Biological Properties of Dehydrated Human Amnion/Chorion Grafts: Implications for Chronic Wound Healing" has been accepted for publication in the International Wound Journal. The electronic publication of the study will be...

2013-07-29 23:25:48

BioScience Laboratories, Inc. testing labs develops a new in-vitro biofilm model closely simulating a chronic wound for antimicrobial product testing. Bozeman, MT (PRWEB) July 29, 2013 BioScience Laboratories, Inc. (BSLI) testing labs develops new in-vitro biofilm model. The goal of this research project was to adapt the Colony/drip-flow biofilm reactor (C/DFR) by replacing the growing surface with a sample of sterilized pig skin to more closely emulate an actual wound. Chronic wounds...

2013-07-07 23:02:25

Their Wound Care Stimulen™ Collagen Gel introduces a bioavailable state of hydrolyzed bovine collagen that interacts with the wound in such a way to form a gel that creates a moist wound healing environment. Specifically classified as a collagen-based wound filler, Stimulen™ is ideally suited for use with compromised patients or ‘stalled’ wounds, creating a nutrient rich protective growth medium for the proliferation of healthy cellular growth. Elberton, GA (PRWEB) July 07, 2013...

2013-06-04 23:24:59

Synedgen wins federal funding to test burn treatment to reduce scar formation. Claremont, CA (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 Because burns tend to heal slowly, become infected and remain inflamed, they can produce scars that are excessive, physically debilitating and functionally damaging. Each year in the US, more than 1 million burn injuries require medical attention. While over the last several decades advances in life saving technology have improved outcomes for burn patients, methods to prevent...

2013-06-03 13:30:35

Penn Medicine study highlights interplay between immune system and tissue regeneration Researchers in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania have determined the role of a key growth factor, found in skin cells of limited quantities in humans, which helps hair follicles form and regenerate during the wound healing process. When this growth factor, called Fgf9, was overexpressed in a mouse model, there was a two- to three-fold increase in the number of new hair...

2013-05-06 08:31:27

Data Represents the Largest Real World Comparative Effectiveness Analysis Conducted with Apligraf CANTON, Mass., May 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Organogenesis Inc., a commercial leader in the field of regenerative medicine, announced today key findings demonstrating the speed and incidence of wound closure for venous leg ulcer (VLU) patients who were treated with Apligraf®. The oral presentation of the abstract, titled "A Retrospective Analysis of a Bilayered Living Cellular...