Sunday, October 24, 2021

Tag: Stem Cell Research

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...
Professor Alan Mackay-Sim

The future of stem cells: tackling hype versus hope

Controversy surrounds the link between Australian of the Year Alan Mackay Sim’s research and a Polish team who restored mobility for a paraplegic man. For...

What are stem cells and how will they be used to treat the world’s...

Stem cell research is often controversial but it has also led to incredible medical progress in recent years. Stem cell research is at defining...

Human Neuron Transplants Treat Spinal Cord Injury in Mice

Chronic pain and loss of bladder control are among the most devastating consequences of spinal cord injury, rated by many patients as a higher...

StemCells Ends Clinical Trial for Spinal Cord Injury due to Financial Constraints

StemCells Inc., a California-based biotech company announced that they will stop developing the potential treatment for spinal cord injury after a failed mid-stage clinical...

Stem cell research for spinal cord injury

Spinal cord injury (SCI) involves damage to the area that can cause an impairment of loss of muscle control, movement and sensation.  Currently, patients...

Stemcells, building blocks of our bodies

The words “stem cell research and therapy” evoke a number of responses. In emotionally vulnerable patients, a sense of hope. In scientists, a great deal of excitement about future prospects. In the case of legal experts and ethicists, a need to ensure that patient safety and a spirit of distributive justice are maintained. And in the minds of entrepreneurs, an opportunity to develop a profitable business. Stem cells are the building blocks of our bodies.

Will ‘factories’ churn out billions of stem cells?

When using this form of gene editing, Cedars-Sinai scientists can more efficiently insert reporter genes that glow when a stem cell turns into a...

New study shows stem cell treatments promote faster healing in primates with spinal cord...

A new study appearing today in STEM CELLS Translational Medicine, designed to test how stem cell injections affect primates with spinal cord injury (SCI),...

Scientists Meet in Louisville to Share Research That Could Improve Treatments for Spinal Cord,...

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (5/23/15) — More than a dozen leading basic scientists from around the nation and the world studying neurological function made presentations to...