Monday, June 17, 2024

Tag: Stem Cells

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

Lab-Grown Neurons Could Help Heal Spinal Injuries and Restore Movement

https://youtu.be/R4DqhI247eY Researchers grew human spinal cord neurons from stem cells and injected them into healthy mice, where they successfully connected with other neurons. The spinal cord...
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...

Generating improvement in spinal cord injuries

Early clinical trial results announced offer new hope in regenerative medicine A new therapy to treat spinal cord injuries in people who have lost all...

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...