Regenerative Medicine

Bears On Parade - Regardless, Athersys Is Developing Key Relationships For A Successful Future

Athersys has seen an abundance of negatively skewed articles over the past month<p>Share price continues to hold strong and is building a new …

Business

New stem cell line could open new doors in medical research and treatment

A Fresh Start for Stem Cells<p>Researchers from the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute in the U.K. and their collaborators have developed what could …

Biology

Stem cells and regenerative medicine: Failed promises or real potential?

Stem cell therapy's concept is deceptively simple: take cells from a donor and put them into a patient to treat a disease or injury. However, the …

Medicine

Richard Lehman’s journal review—9 October 2017

Richard Lehman reviews the latest research in the top medical journals<p><b>NEJM</b> <b>5 Oct 2017 Vol 377</b><p><b>Obinutuzumab</b><p>Obinutuzumab may be a funny name, but anyone …

Medicine

Scientists have uncovered a way to regenerate human bone and tissue

Regenerative Medicine<p>A new method of regenerating human tissue has been discovered by researchers at the University of Birmingham. The method …

Medicine

FDA designates Athersys' MultiStem cell therapy for accelerated approval; shares ahead 8%

Athersys (ATHX +7.5%) heads north on modestly higher volume on the news that the FDA has designated MultiStem a Regenerative Medicine Advanced …

Medicine

3 Things In Biotech You Should Learn Today: October 3, 2017

Seattle Genetics finally breaks through in first-line Hodgkin.<p>Rigel Pharmaceuticals gets great news from the FDA.<p>Asterias also surprises with some …

Business

World Heart Day: Building new hearts at the BHF Regenerative Medicine Centre

We are excited by the news that our BHF Regenerative Medicine Centre has been renewed for another four-year term from 1 October 2017! At Imperial we …

Medicine

Unapproved artificial body parts implanted in human ‘guinea pigs’ by top UK university’s scientists

Experimental implants that should only have been used in laboratory or animal tests were sent abroad and used on patients who were treated like human …

News (China)

Supersized cells lead 'wave' of heart regeneration - Futurity

Scientists observed a tiny beating zebrafish heart as it reconstructed its covering in a petri dish. Their findings show tension's role in …

Health

Amount of water in stem cells can determine its fate as fat or bone

Study is first to find cell volume can influence the future role of stem cells, regardless of environment<p>BUFFALO, N.Y. - Adding or removing water …

Biology

MDI Biological Laboratory study finds immune system is critical to regeneration

Research by James Godwin, Ph.D., shows heart regeneration in salamanders depends on white blood cells<p>BAR HARBOR, MAINE -- The answer to regenerative …

Medicine

Researchers design the building blocks of synthetic muscle using computational method

Each time you flex your bicep, millions of molecular motors work together in a complex process inside your muscle. These motors—called myosin—are …

Biology

Stem cells: Japan’s scientific ‘moonshot’

In mid-2008, when every headline was screaming market meltdown and the end of financial life as the world knew it, Hiromitsu Nakauchi spotted an old …

Medicine

O Brave New World of regenerative medicine…oops, never mind

When I first heard about this idea for repairing damaged tracheas, I thought it was brilliant. Strip the cells from the cartilaginous framework of a …

Stem Cells

FDA announces crackdown on "unscrupulous" stem cell clinics

The FDA announced today that U.S. marshals raided StemImmune, a San Diego-based clinic offering a smallpox vaccine to cancer patients, on Friday as …

Medicine

Stem Cell Clinic Raid Is Part Of FDA’s Crackdown On Industry’s ‘Unscrupulous Actors’

The California clinic has been using smallpox vaccine on seriously ill cancer patients. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb says …

Medicine

Six Japanese arrested over medical treatments using blood taken from umbilical cords, which are popular with Chinese visitors

Six people have been arrested in Japan over the illegal sale and use of blood from umbilical cords and placenta in regenerative medical treatments, …

Medicine

Statement from FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D. on the FDA’s new policy steps and enforcement efforts to ensure proper oversight of stem cell therapies and regenerative medicine

One of the most promising new fields of science and medicine is the area of cell therapies and their use in regenerative medicine. These new …

Medicine

FDA Raids One Stem Cell Lab and Warns Another in Regulatory Push

U.S. health authorities will more closely regulate a burgeoning, and sometimes unproven, field of medicine that employs the body’s own cells or …

Medicine

FDA steps up scrutiny of stem cell therapies

(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is stepping up efforts to better regulate an emerging field of medicine that holds significant promise for curing some of the most troubling diseases by using the body's own cells.<p>A small number of "unscrupulous actors" have seized on the …

Medicine

Nagoya hospital begins trials on new treatment for depigmentation disorder vitiligo

A Nagoya hospital started the first clinical trials in regenerative medicine on patients in Japan with the skin condition known as vitiligo, which is …

Medicine

Aging 2.0: Live Healthier, Longer And Smarter

The world’s population is aging, and the United Nations’ World Population Aging report paints a striking picture of the future. It states, “Population aging is unprecedented, without parallel in human history—and the twenty-first century will witness even more rapid aging than did the century just …

Medical Technology

Cesca Therapeutics Announces International Distribution Agreement With Boyalife WSN Ltd.

RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif., Aug. 24, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cesca Therapeutics Inc. (KOOL), a market leader in automated cell processing and …

Medicine

Scientists Find New Way to 'Print' Living Tissue

Researchers from the University of Oxford have taken 3D bioprinting to the next level.<p>Subscribe<p>Let our news meet your inbox.<p>SIGN UP<p>Cell by cell<p>3D-printing technology has made significant strides over the past several years. What started as a tool for producing small objects can now be used to craft …

Science

Scientists Have Developed a New Method to 3D-Print Living Tissue

Cell by Cell<p>3D-printing technology has made significant strides over the past several years. What started as a tool for producing small objects can …

Biology

Part of a disembodied lung just arrived at the International Space Station

Human lung tissue arrived at the International Space Station via a SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft yesterday. Astronauts aboard the ISS will now …

Space Station

Healing touch, Regenerative Medicine breakthrough reprograms skin cells

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF<p>Tissue Nanotransference technology could help us heal organs quickly, and on demand, and put an end to the need for …

Breakthroughs

NYU Scientists Invent New Protein for Regenerative Medicine - NYU Center for Data Science

“How,” crooned British pop band the Bee Gees to their fans in the 1970s, “can you mend a broken heart?” Well, those working in the field of …

Breakthroughs

Tissue Nanotransfection

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Breakthroughs