Thursday, September 23, 2021

Tag: Stem Cell Research

Light-Activated Neurons May Restore Function to Paralyzed Muscles

LONDON, April 10, 2014 — Paralysis caused by a motor neuron disease or spinal cord injury understandably causes feelings of hopelessness, helplessness and despair....

‘Stem cells’ created in less than 30 minutes in ‘groundbreaking’ discovery

Scientists have turned adult cells back to their embryonic form in under 30 minutes by simply treating them with acid in a breakthough which...

Denny Sanford Donates 100 Million to UCSD

Philanthropist Denny Sanford is donating $100 million to UC San Diego to speed up attempts to turn discoveries about human stem cells into drugs...

Stem cell scarring aids recovery from spinal cord injury

In a new study, researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden show that the scar tissue formed by stem cells after a spinal cord...

Stem Cell Injections Improve Spinal Injuries in Rats

An international team led by researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine reports that a single injection of human neural...

Canadian stem cell trials impeded by federal regulations, doctors say

When a Swiss-based researcher announced this month he had achieved some improvement in profoundly paralyzed spinal-cord-injury patients with an injection of stem cells, he...

Stem cells and dentistry: answers to seven questions

As dental physicians, it is our duty to keep up with the most current technology available in order to afford our patients the best...

Stem Cell Research Review

Once researchers are able refine techniques to derive pluripotent cells and utilize them to regenerate tissue, there will be vast applications in a clinical...

Stem cells 101

My heart goes out to patients and families waiting for effective treatments and cures. I, too, have been waiting, and actively working toward a cure...

Scientists focus on human cells for spinal cord injury repair

Washington, March 3 : Scientists have found that a specific type of human cell, generated from stem cells and transplanted into spinal cord injured...