Regenerative Medicine

Definitions relating to regenerative medicine studies at the Steadman Philippon Research Institute

<b>Biologics</b>: Using tools produced by a patient’s body such as stem cells and platelet-rich plasma (PRP) to help the patient heal faster and</b> …

Medicine

Regenerative Medicine Has a Bright Future

U.S. Army scientists, working with medical technology companies, have successfully tested and used products and techniques that have enabled Army surgeons to replace the severely burned skin of soldiers as well as transplant new hands and even faces.<p>At Duke University, researchers are studying …

Medicine

Cytori Completes Acquisition of Azaya Therapeutics Assets, Initiates Nanomedicine Program

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 15, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cytori Therapeutics, Inc. (CYTX) today announced it has completed its acquisition of assets of privately …

With $294M, Kamen Hopes to Bring Regenerative Medicine “Up to Scale”

Dean Kamen is, among other things, an inventor, entrepreneur, and leader in the technology and nonprofit fields.<p>The products he and his company, …

Science

US investors look to Toronto to scout health innovations

Toronto’s under-tapped market offers investors cutting-edge biotech and life sciences startups<p>By Mary Gooderham<p>Health investors from the United …

Innovation

Our Hearts Start Beating Before They’re Fully Formed - Motherboard

During an average lifetime, a human heart beats two-and-a-half billion times. But how does it start, and what came first—the heart or the beating? Scientists think they put their finger on the first heartbeat, which occurs in the embryo long before there's anything that even remotely resembles the …

Calcium

This 3D Printer Could Revolutionize Burn Treatment

For burn victims with third-degree wounds, healing can be a long and difficult process. Researchers at the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative …

3D Printing

Artificial intelligence uncovers new insight into biophysics of cancer

Machine-learning predicts never-before-seen cancer-like phenotype<p>MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (Jan. 27, 2017) - Scientists from Tufts University's …

Biology

Regenerative Medicine: Re-growing Teeth and Healing Wounds Without Scars

Scientists in two countries announced these medical breakthroughs this month as regenerative medicine continues to gain traction.<p>Medical science may …

Medicine

Human tissues in a dish: The research and ethical implications of organoid technology

Growing functional human tissues and organs would provide much needed material for regeneration and repair. New technologies are taking us in that …

Genetics

The Compact: 5 Bits of Beauty We're Obsessed With This Month

1. EAU DE ILLUSION<p>The whiff wizards who brought us the beloved Flowerbomb perfume are set to mesmerize fans with a new "Magic" collection of six …

Skin Care

CRISPR-Cas9 gene repair of hematopoietic stem cells from patients with X-linked chronic granulomatous disease | Science Translational Medicine

Targeted gene therapy has been hampered by the inability to correct mutations in stem cells that can reconstitute the immune system after transplant …

Biomedical Engineering

'Tooth repair drug' may replace fillings

<b>Teeth can be encouraged to repair themselves in a way that could see an end to fillings, say scientists.</b><p>The team at King's College London showed that a chemical could encourage cells in the dental pulp to heal small holes in mice teeth.<p>A biodegradable sponge was soaked in the drug and then put …

UK News

Reflections on the Future of Medicine

Recently, I traveled through China. I climbed mountains, hiked through forests, crossed deep valleys. I visited cities of every size. I floated across lakes and traveled beautiful shorelines churning with life. As a man of a certain age, I began to compare the permanence of the timeless landscape …

Life Sciences

China Regenerative Medicine International (CRMI): Articles, Info, Video | Fast Company

• 2016: china<p>China Regenerative Medicine International is a tissue engineering company. With only 5,000 corneas donated each year for transplants, millions of Chinese citizens who need a cornea transplant to regain their eyesight have been forced to wait--or give up hope. But since 2000, CRMI has …

Life Sciences

Will we ever be able to bring cryogenically frozen corpses back to life? A cryobiologist explains

A teenager who tragically died of cancer recently has become the latest among a tiny but growing number of people to be cryogenically frozen after …

Biology

Antibiotic spider silk for drug delivery, regenerative medicine and wound healing

A chance meeting between a spider expert and a chemist has led to the development of antibiotic synthetic spider silk.

Biology

Manufacturing Gene-Engineered Skin Cells at Stanford - Promise to Cure

<b>Highlights</b><p>The Cell and Gene Medicine laboratory at Stanford University is considered to be the most state of the art facility.<br>• New research has shown …

Genetics

6 Bodily Tissues That Can Be Regenerated Through Nutrition

Written By:<p>Sayer Ji, Founder of GreenMedInfo<p>It may come as a surprise to some, especially those with conventional medical training, but the default …

Health

Scientists develop treatment to boost testosterone in men without decreasing libido

<b>Beijing:</b> Chinese researchers have developed a potential new and safe approach for treating male hypogonadism, popularly known as male andropause, by …

Androgens

Synthetic stem cells promise muscle regeneration without cancer risk

Scientists are hailing a pioneering stem cell technique that promises “off-the-shelf” treatment for people with damaged muscles without the existing risks.<p>Researchers have for the first time successfully implanted “synthetic” cardiac stem cells which successfully repaired muscle tissue that had …

Cancer

Botox-maker Allergan just picked up a regenerative medicine company for $2.9 billion

Allergan is acquiring regenerative medicine company LifeCell for $2.9 billion, the company said Monday.<p>The purchase is Allergan's first step into regenerative medicine, which it plans to apply to the plastic surgery space.<p>"The acquisition of LifeCell is both strategically and financially compelling …

Business

Why Women May Make Better Doctors

When I was 15 and going through cancer treatment at the NIH, having my blood drawn was a regular and miserable part of the routine. After a while I …

Health Care

New Regulatory Framework in Japan

Japan has been at the forefront in the innovation and development cell and gene therapies. To accelerate the development, innovation and …

DoD Funds New Tissue Biofabrication Manufacturing Consortium

WASHINGTON, Dec. 22, 2016 — The Defense Department will fund an 87-member coalition to develop next-generation manufacturing techniques for repairing …

Manufacturing

Allergan Buys Regenerative Medicine Unit LifeCell for $2.9 Billion

Drugmaker Allergan said on Tuesday it would buy LifeCell, a regenerative medicine unit owned by privately held Acelity LP, for $2.9 billion in cash, …

Markets

UK university launches inquiry into links to work of controversial surgeon

University College London is now investigating its links with the work of Paolo Macchiarini, whose windpipe transplants led to a surgical scandal<p>It was the case of the superstar surgeon, the prestigious Swedish institute and the ill-fated windpipe transplants that escalated into allegations of …

Surgeon

Bayer and Versant Ventures Join Forces to Launch Stem Cell Therapy Company BlueRock Therapeutics with USD 225 Million Series A Financing - Bayer News

<b>Leverkusen, Germany, Boston, New York, USA, Toronto, Canada and Kyoto, Japan, December 12, 2016</b> – Bayer AG and Versant Ventures today announced the …

Stem Cells

Regenerative Medicine at Stark

Regenerative Medicine includes the use of non-surgical injection procedures for the permanent repair of damaged tendons, ligaments, joints and …

Life Sciences

With 21st Century Cures Act, the future of regenerative medicine is 'inject and see'

If Sammy Jo Wilkinson had a spirit animal, it would be Marty McFly. For the past four years, the 51-year-old California resident has been using stem cell therapy to beat her secondary progressive multiple sclerosis back into remission. Gone is the paralysis to the left side of her face and the …

Stem Cells