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Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) – Stem Cell Therapy China

By NEVAGiles23

Spinal Cord Injury Treatment Status and Improvements after Treatment Till the end of 2014, our department has treated 3166 patients with sequela of spinal cord injury, including 1452 patients with cervical cord injury, 1193 patients with thoracic cord injury (do not include T12-L1), 216 patients with both cervical cord and thoracic cord injury, and 305 patients with thoracic and lumbar cord injury (mainly T12-L1). We invented CT-guided intraspinal injection in 2006 and stem cell transplantation via endovascular intervention in 2011 to treat sequela of spinal cord injury, which apparently improved the treatment effect.

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From skin to brain: Stem cells without genetic modification – UB News Center

By JoanneRUSSELL25

BUFFALO, N.Y.

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Stem cell therapy shows promise in treating spinal cord injuries … – Cantech Letter

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Spinal cord injuries are among the most dramatic and devastating of all injuries, in part because they stem from traumatic accidents but also because there are very few treatment options. While medical advances have been made in the areas of injury management and improved long-term functioning, for those dealing with spinal cord injuries the sad truth is that researchers have yet to come up with a cure for paralysis. Victims of spinal cord injuries are left facing a lifelong disability, one that comes not only with a range of personal burdens but which also extracts its toll on the healthcare system studies have shown that the lifetime economic burden of spinal cord injuries in Canada ranges between $1.5 to $3.0 million per individual.

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Electroacupuncture Releases Stem Cells to Relieve Pain and More, Study Finds – National Pain Report

By JoanneRUSSELL25

By Staff Electroacupuncture triggers a neurological response that releases stem cells that can relieve injury-induced pain, and help promote tissue repair, says a study in the journal Stem Cells led by Indiana University School of Medicine. The school outlined its findings in a media release: Electroacupuncture is a form of acupuncture that uses a small electrical current to augment the ancient Chinese medical practice of inserting fine needles into the skin at pre-determined points throughout the body

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Stem Cells Reprogrammed without Genetic Modification – Technology Networks

By LizaAVILA

A discovery, several years in the making, by a University at Buffalo research team has proven that adult skin cells can be converted into neural crest cells (a type of stem cell) without any genetic modification, and that these stem cells can yield other cells that are present in the spinal cord and the brain. The applications could be very significant, from studying genetic diseases in a dish to generating possible regenerative cures from the patients own cells

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From skin to brain: Stem cells without genetic modification: Study … – Science Daily

By Sykes24Tracey

Science Daily From skin to brain: Stem cells without genetic modification: Study ...

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3 women blinded in stem cell clinical trial – AOL

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Three women suffering from a degenerative eye condition were blindedlikely permanentlyin a clinical trial for stem cell therapy, according to a report published Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine. The women, who were all between the ages of 72 and 88, had a common medical condition called age-related macular degeneration, in which cells in the retina begin to die off, resulting in spotty or blurred vision. Researchers suspected stem cells derived from the patient's own body could regenerate some of the cells lost to the disease.

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Electroacupuncture releases stem cells to relieve pain, promote tissue repair, study finds – Science Daily

By daniellenierenberg

Electroacupuncture releases stem cells to relieve pain, promote tissue repair, study finds Science Daily "The acupuncture stimulus we're giving these animals has a rapid effect on neuroanatomical pathways that connect the stimulus point in the arm to responsive neurons in the spinal cord and into a region in the brain called the hypothalamus. In turn, the ..

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Transform 815: Xue Jun-Li’s stem cell research in Rockford sheds light on motor neuron diseases – Rockford Register Star

By JoanneRUSSELL25

By Isaac GuererroStaff writer Xue-Jun Li spends her days studying motor neurons, the cells that send signals from the brain to the body's voluntary muscles. Motor neuron diseases are degenerative, which means that the muscles don't stop working all at once

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Three Women Blinded In Stem Cell Clinical Trial – Vocativ

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Three women suffering from a degenerative eye condition were blindedlikely permanentlyin a clinical trial for stem cell therapy, according to a report published Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine.

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Neuralstem Announces Publication of NSI-566 Data in a Rodent Model of Traumatic Brain Injury – GlobeNewswire (press release)

By daniellenierenberg

March 09, 2017 07:03 ET | Source: Neuralstem, Inc. -NSI-566 Achieved Robust Engraftment and Long-Term Survival After Transplantation- - Data Published in Journal of Neurotrauma- GERMANTOWN, Md., March 09, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Neuralstem, Inc.

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Gainers & Losers Of Mar.9: CBAY, IMMU, TGTX, NSPR, TNDM… – RTT News

By NEVAGiles23

The following are some of the biotech stocks that made their way onto the Day's Gainers & Losers' list of March 9, 2017.

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Stem Cell Therapy An Option For ENC Patients | Public Radio East – Public Radio East

By NEVAGiles23

Stem cell therapy is a quickly advancing treatment being used across the country. Now, its becoming more prevalent in eastern North Carolina to those living with chronic pain an alternative to surgery. The minimally invasive procedure is showing results in alleviating back, knee, hip and shoulder pain

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Scientists moving ahead with research to resurrect the dead with stem cells – Blastr

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Regenerative Medicine: A New Perspective on a Controversial Topic – MedPage Today

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The year was 2001, but it seems like only yesterday that President George W. Bush's restriction on funding for new embryonic stem cell research made the front pages of every national newspaper, giving rise to significant ethical debates -- and driving some U.S

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Suicide Switch for Transplanted Stem Cells – The Scientist

By NEVAGiles23

Science Times Suicide Switch for Transplanted Stem Cells The Scientist The team then differentiated the iPSCs into neural stem and progenitor cells , and transplanted them into mice with a spinal cord injury. The mice began to recover some motor function, but as neural tumors and teratomas grew from the transplanted cells ..

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Human ‘Embryoids’ And Other Embryo Research Raises Concern … – NPR

By NEVAGiles23

Notes This is a 7-day-old embryo that scientists kept alive in a laboratory dish. If it developed further, the clusters in green would become cells that shape the body and the red/purple cells would form the placenta

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Stem Cells Fiercely Abide by Innate Developmental Timing, Study Shows – Bioscience Technology

By LizaAVILA

The mystery of what controls the range of developmental clocks in mammals -- from 22 months for an elephant to 12 days for a opossum -- may lie in the strict time-keeping of pluripotent stem cells for each unique species. Developmental clocks are of high importance to regenerative medicine, since many cells types take long periods to grow to maturity, limiting their usefulness to human therapies

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Stem cells fiercely abide by innate developmental timing, study … – Science Daily

By LizaAVILA

The mystery of what controls the range of developmental clocks in mammals -- from 22 months for an elephant to 12 days for an opossum -- may lie in the strict time-keeping of pluripotent stem cells for each unique species. Developmental clocks are of high importance to regenerative medicine, since many cell types take long periods to grow to maturity, limiting their usefulness to human therapies. The regenerative biology team at the Morgridge Institute for Research, led by stem cell pioneer and University of Wisconsin-Madison Professor James Thomson, is studying whether stem cell differentiation rates can be accelerated in the lab and made available to patients faster.

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Natera, Inc. Announces Launch of Evercord Cord Blood and Tissue Banking Service – Yahoo Finance

By NEVAGiles23

SAN CARLOS, Calif., March 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --Natera (NTRA), a leader in genetic testing, today announced the upcoming launch of Evercord; a new offering being made commercially available in the second quarter of 2017 that enables expectant parents to collect, store and potentially retrieve their newborn's cord blood and tissue for therapeutic use in transplantation and regenerative medicine applications. Natera aspires to build a different type of national cord blood company, by combining best-in-class cord blood cryopreservation with the company's ability to provide timely information about genetic disease risk; potentially expanding families' stem cell treatment options in the future. Natera will offer Evercord through its leading direct sales channel in the United States

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