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Tag: Stem Cells

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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...

Implanted Neural Stem Cell Grafts Show Functionality in Spinal Cord Injuries

In mouse studies, the specialized grafts integrated with host networks and behaved much like neurons in a healthy, undamaged spinal cord Using stem cells to restore lost functions due to spinal cord injury (SCI) has...

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...

Stroke Drug Boosts Stem Cell Therapy for Spinal Cord Injury in Rats

Four months after treating them, Yasuhiro Shiga, MD, PhD, checked on his rats. Walking into the lab, he carried minimal expectations. Treating spinal cord injuries with stem cells had been tried by many people,...

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...

Japanese Researchers Will Use Stem Cells to Treat Spinal Cord Injuries in Groundbreaking Clinical...

There could a new form of treatment in Japan for spinal cord injuries if a newly-approved clinical trial hits the mark. On Monday, a special committee of the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare in...

Dr Jerry Silver – Spinal Cord Damage and Emerging Treatments

Injuries to the spinal cord can cause permanent paralysis and even lead to death, with little to no hope of regaining lost functions once the trauma has occurred. Dr Jerry Silver and his team at...

Japan’s approval of stem-cell treatment for spinal-cord injury concerns scientists

Chief among their worries is insufficient evidence that the therapy works. Japan has approved a stem-cell treatment for spinal-cord injuries. The event marks the first such therapy for this kind of injury to receive...

StemCyte Receives Phase II Investigational New Drug (IND) Clearance from the U.S. Food and...

BALDWIN PARK, Calif., Jan. 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- StemCyte is pleased to announce that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), on December 14, 2018, approved its Phase II Investigational New Drug (IND) application for...

Creating Our Future with Spinal Cord Injury Therapy | James St John | TEDx

https://youtu.be/SdExeJvjVCs A/Prof James St John is an incredibly talented and innovative professor who hopes to demonstrate the endless possibilities of science. Continuing the ground-breaking research of the 2017 Australian of the Year, Prof Alan Mackay-Sim, A/Prof...