Monday, June 14, 2021

Tag: stem cell treatments

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...

New Injection Technique May Boost Spinal Cord Injury Repair Efforts

In rodent studies, method reduced likelihood of further spinal cord trauma while delivering large doses of potentially reparative stem cells; the approach may have utility for multiple neurodegenerative conditions Writing in the journal Stem...

New Treatment for Spinal Cord Injury

In 2016, Chris' spine was severely injured in a biking accident. Now he has regained use of his arms after receiving a novel cell treatment at Rush. https://youtu.be/kfftK66i1dw
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 many people suffering from disabling conditions, such as Parkinson’s disease,...

Stem Cell Agency Spinal Cord Injury Clinical Trial Passes Safety Hurdles

Oakland, CA – A clinical trial using stem cells to treat people with recent spinal cord injuries has cleared two key safety hurdles, and been given approval to expand the therapy to a larger...

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 specific cell of the body. 5 billion cells of the...