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Monthly Archives: May 2007


Published: May 24, 2007

Regenecell was founded with the mission of becoming a leader inthe field – affording patients the very best regenerative treatmentsthat biology and science have to offer.

We are committed to bringing the benefits of bioscience to ourpatients, by providing umbilical stem cells of the highest qualitypossible.

Legs 4 Greg – MightyMinow

Published: May 24, 2007
Legs 4 Greg
Legs 4 Greg

LILFISH is Going To Walk Again!

Gregory Minow is a T7 complete paraplegic stemming from a dirt bike motorcycle accident on a motocross track in southern Kentucky November 6, 2004. I have recently undergone spinal cord decompression surgery and human Umbilical Cord Stem Cell injections at the New Angeles Hospital in Tijuana Mexico by the International Spinal Cord Regeneration Center(I.S.C.R.C.). This is my website and I try to make it a resource for those that are looking into “alternative”/”Stem Cell” therapies.

Vet Travels to Mexico To Receive Stem Cell Treatment

Published: May 23, 2007 | Spinal Cord Injury: ,

2007052402(KABC-TV) – Stem cell therapy is the next frontier in medicine. Scientists hope to someday use stem cells as the ultimate body-repair kit, growing new tissue and replacing damaged organs.

But the science isn’t moving fast enough for some people.

They are traveling out of the U.S. to get stem cell injections that are illegal here.

Some claim the injections can cure everything from autism to Alzheimer’s and paralysis.

Battle of the bands to help paralyzed Kaukauna teen

Published: May 22, 2007

KAUKAUNA — Wisconsin bands will turn up their amplifiers to help the family of a teenager paralyzed in an April 1 crash.

Kaukauna High School students will hold a battle of the bands on Thursday to raise money to benefit fellow student Tiffany Pohl.

Pohl, 18, and friend Kayla Lamers were struck from behind by a driver while walking along Delanglade Street in Kaukauna. Randall L. Ashauer, 52, of Kaukauna, is being prosecuted on criminal charges related to the crash including two counts of causing injury by drunken driving. Pohl is currently undergoing therapy at a Colorado hospital that specializes in spinal cord injury Rehabilitation.

Donor gives Shriner’s hospital $10 million

Published: May 22, 2007

Attorney H. Patrick Weber took the unusual step last December of calling his friend, Glenn Huber, chairman of Shriners Burns Hospital in Cincinnati, late on a Friday afternoon.

Weber had some good news he wanted to share – one of his clients wanted to make a donation.

“He asked me if I knew the federal ID number for the hospital because a client wanted to make a donation,” Huber said.

“I told him I couldn’t remember my phone number let alone the hospital’s federal ID number.”

N.H. man sentenced in crash that paralyzed Methuen woman

Published: May 22, 2007

LAWRENCE – Dana Martino of Methuen is doing her best to defy the opinions of doctors who said she may never walk again because of injuries suffered in a car crash on Interstate 93 in Andover one year ago.

And once again yesterday, Martino, 35, who also is a breast cancer survivor, summoned all her grit to testify in the trial of the man charged with causing the accident which left her with severe head, neck and spine injuries.

William Artis, 30, of Hooksett, N.H., was found guilty after the one-day trial before Judge Michael Brooks in Lawrence District Court. He was sentenced to six months in jail to be followed by two years of probation.

It was the first time Martino and her husband, Marc Martino, faced Artis since the accident.

Taliaferro honored as hometown hero

Published: May 21, 2007

2007052201It’s been a long, steady climb for Adam Taliaferro since that fateful September day in 2000 on the football field at Ohio State University left him paralyzed.

The former Eastern High School star — who was a freshman at Penn State when the injury occurred — overcame the odds and fought his way back to walk upright once again.

On Monday evening, right across the road from Eastern, Taliaferro, 25, was honored as Applebee’s Hometown Hero. The same Applebee’s he has frequented so many times over the years now has two framed Taliaferro jerseys and other memorabilia, such as a Penn State playing card and photos of Taliaferro, displayed on its walls.

Q Therapeutics Wins Biotechnology Innovation Award for 2007

Published: May 20, 2007

SALT LAKE CITY–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Q Therapeutics, Inc. announced today that it has been awarded the 2007 Utah Innovation Award for Biotechnology/Pharmaceuticals. The award honors Q’s development of Q-Cells(TM), a cell therapy product used to regenerate the Myelin sheath on neurons that have lost their insulating myelin layer due to disease or injury. The innovation has applicability to a wide variety of diseases and injuries of the Central Nervous System including Multiple Sclerosis, white matter stroke, spinal cord injury, and other demyelinating diseases of the human central nervous system. Q has exclusively licensed the technology underlying the Q-Cells from the University of Utah. The award was conferred by the Utah Technology Council in collaboration with Stoel Rives, LLC.

“We are very pleased and honored to have our scientific team and their achievements recognized in this fashion,” said Deborah Eppstein Ph.D., President and CEO of Q Therapeutics.

‘The injury doesn’t change who you are,’ says Coquitlam man

Published: May 19, 2007

20070520Rick Hansen made history with his journey around the world but it was only the beginning of what would become his lifelong dream.

With the establishment of the Rick Hansen Foundation in 1988, the Man in Motion has been steadily moving toward that dream of a fully accessible and inclusive society, and a cure for spinal cord injury. Since raising $26 million with his worldwide tour 20 years ago, the Foundation has dedicated more than $178 million to spinal cord injury research and quality-of-life initiatives.

Coquitlam’s Don Danbrook is just one of many who has benefited from Hansen’s efforts on behalf of those with spinal cord injuries.

Swims wash away depths of despair for paralyzed Mexico man

Published: May 19, 2007

ENSENADA, Mexico — The marathon swimmer churned a solitary path through the chilly current, his wave-sculpted shoulders and arms dragging his lifeless legs through the sea off Baja California.

Valencia shows off his muscular upper body. In keeping with his nickname, the Black Shark, he wears a carved shark necklace.
Valencia shows off his muscular upper body. In keeping with his nickname, the Black Shark, he wears a carved shark necklace.

Thirty years ago, a car accident severed Sergio Valencia’s spine; he has used a wheelchair ever since.

The ocean then called to him in a dream. In the ocean, a voice told him, you will find freedom.