Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Tag: Cell Transplantation

The Race To Treat Spinal Cord Injury: A Comparative Analysis

Summary Four biotech companies are pursuing the treatment of spinal cord injury with the use of stem cell transplantation. Each company demonstrated efficacy in pre-clinical studies. The...

Olfactory cells transplanted to treat spinal cord injury

Three years after they treated patients with spinal cord injury in a randomized clinical trial with transplanted cells from the patients' olfactory mucosa (nasal...

Cardiff man paralysed in major accident urges caution over ‘breakthrough’ on spinal cord injuries

A sound technician whose spine was shattered in a major accident has urged caution over a “breakthrough” procedure which enabled a man to walk...

To walk again – the people behind the story

It is a moment I will always remember. On a warm summer's day in Wroclaw, Poland, Darek Fidyka walked across a bridge, using only...

Spinal cord injury victims may benefit from stem cell transplantation studies

Two studies recently published in Cell Transplantation reveal that cell transplantation may be an effective treatment for spinal cord injury (SCI), a major cause...

Transplanted stem cells help prevent bladder fibrosis after spinal cord injury

Bladder dysfunction common after SCI; B10 hMSCs that differentiate into smooth muscle cells can improve bladder function, say researchers Putnam Valley, NY. (Sept. 3, 2014)...

Optimal site for cell transplantation to treat spinal cord injury investigated

After laboratory mice received a contusive spinal cord injury at the T10 level, low and high doses of neural stem/progenitor cells (NS/PCs) derived from...