Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Tag: Stem Cells

Stem Cell Therapy for Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury

In this presentation, Dr.Alicia Fuhrman in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington, explains the complex and rapidly expanding field of stem cell medicine. She begins by clarifying what stem cells are and how...

Spinal Neurons Grown From Stem Cells For First Time

Modern medicine has still not managed to crack the problem of spinal cord injuries that result in significant paralysis or loss of functional status. There are numerous factors that influence the inability to restore movement...

Created Line of Spinal Cord Neural Stem Cells Shows Diverse Promise

Derived from human pluripotent stem cells, these diverse cells advance disease modeling and may provide new, scalable source of replacement cells for spinal cord injuries Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine...

Stem Cell-Based Phase I Trial to Repair Spinal Cord Injuries Produces Encouraging Results

First-in-human clinical study found improved motor and sensory function in three of four participants Writing in the June 1 issue of Cell Stem Cell, researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine...

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...

Central Michigan University graduate student conducts research for spinal cord injuries

Hartland graduate student Andrew Stewart has dedicated nearly five years of his life to finding a cure for spinal cord injuries. Stewart chose spinal cord injury research in 2009 after his brother was involved in...

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...

It’s Not a Rat’s Race for Human Stem Cells Grafted to Repair Spinal Cord...

Lengthy study finds that implanted neural stem cells grow slow and steady, and success needs to be measured accordingly More than one-and-a-half years after implantation, researchers at University of California San Diego School of...

A Year Ago He Was Paralyzed From the Neck Down — Then This Happened

You might feel a bit down if you watch the news. Who wouldn’t? Angry people might be grabbing headlines and making you wonder about the future, but the antidote is all around you. Talk to some...

Asterias Biotherapeutics Receives FDA Clearance to Enroll C-4 Patients in SCiStar Study

Ability to enroll patients with second most common cervical spinal cord injury broadens eligible population for SCiStar study and future trials FREMONT, Calif., July 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Asterias Biotherapeutics, Inc. (NYSE MKT: AST), a...