Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Tag: Stem Cell Research

Stem Cell Therapy for Spinal Cord Injury on Pace to Soon Enter Human Phase...

In an AAN plenary talk, Mark H. Tuszynski, MD, PhD, detailed the work he and colleagues have done to push stem cell therapy from the lab to the clinic to improve care for spinal...
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Yale scientists repair injured spinal cord using patients’ own stem cells

Intravenous injection of bone marrow derived stem cells (MSCs) in patients with spinal cord injuries led to significant improvement in motor functions, researchers from Yale University and Japan report Feb. 18 in the Journal of...

Regeneration of Neural Connections After Spinal Cord and Optic Nerve Damage

Spinal cord injuries can have lasting and devastating effects on mobility and cognitive function due to permanent nerve cell damage or death. A new study from researchers at Temple University now shows how neuronal...

Stem cells a step toward improving motor, sensory function after spinal cord injury

https://youtu.be/RxFLlnC4VS0 Early research at Mayo Clinic using stem cell therapy to treat spinal cord injuries has produced results for one patient that doctors describe as "beyond expectations." ROCHESTER, Minn. — Stem cells derived from a...

Regenerating Axons Across Complete Spinal Cord Injury

In a collaboration led by EPFL (Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne) in Switzerland and UCLA (University of California at Los Angeles) in the USA, scientists have now understood the underlying biological mechanisms required for...

Could nose cells treat spinal cord injuries?

Scientists developing robust method to treat spinal cord injuries using nose cells Researchers have designed a new way to grow nose cells in the lab heralding hope for sufferers of spinal cord injuries, including those...

Injuries to spinal cord – treated with hESC therapy: Study

During the past 2 decades, cell-based therapies for SCI have been researched in several studies. Replacement of damaged neural tissues and re-establishing connections between the central and peripheral nervous system is vital for the...

Adult Stem Cells Treat Spinal Cord Injury

Laura Dominguez-Tauer is a living, breathing example of what it takes to overcome adversity. An oil spill on a San Antonio freeway is blamed for the car crash that sent Laura and her brother...

Using donor stem cells to treat spinal cord injury

Immune cells populating spinal cord after injury affect ability of stem cells to promote recovery A new study in mice published in The Journal of Neuroscience details a potential therapeutic strategy that uses stem cells...

10 of the most significant advances in spinal injury repair

Until World War II, people with spinal cord injuries had few treatment or rehabilitation options. And even today, spinal cord injuries can have catastrophic effects on everything from mobility to sensation, bladder, bowel and...