Regenerative Medicine

3 Things In Biotech You Should Learn Today: April 26, 2017

Biotime and Geron inching along with regenerative stem cell therapy for spinal injury.<p>Regeneron scores a new indication for its dyslipidemia …

Medicine

California’s $3-billion bet on stem cells faces final test

Major investment in regenerative medicine enters its last stage — and the money might run out before treatments are ready.<p>When California voters …

Medicine

Radical Japanese policy to fight ageing with the help of Australia

Bold, world-leading reform is not something usually associated with Japan or its latest policy push, Abenomics.<p>But there is one area where the …

Japan

Streamlining Stem Cell Manufacturing | GEN Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News - Biotech from Bench to Business | GEN

Stem cell therapies hold extraordinary potential to revolutionize human medicine. Indeed, the global market for cell-based therapies is expected to …

Biotechnology

These 34 Leaders Are Transforming Health and Medicine

One woman’s company is putting tens of thousands of living cells on a micro-engineered block of polymer the size of a double-A battery—and using …

Digital Health

Corneal repair

The eye is a remarkable organ, and the body makes a lot of effort to keep it clear to allow the best possible vision. When infection, injury or an …

Genetics

This "miracle" stem cell spray can heal burns without scarring

Pennsylvania state trooper Matt Uram was talking with his wife at a July Fourth party in 2009 when a misjudged spray of gasoline burst through a …

Breakthroughs

GOLDMAN: There's a group of investors with $121 billion in dry powder to make new deals

Dry powder available in venture capital funds has reached a record level at more than $121 billion, which could lead to even more dealmaking after high activity in recent years, according to a new Goldman Sachs report.<p>Venture capital funds raised $64 billion in global capital last year, up from $55 …

Venture Capital

PolarityTE: The Cool Shift To Regenerative Medicine

Polarity is a newly formed company with a focus on regenerative medicine.<p>The tissue engineering platform offers some promising technology for the …

Stocks

Money is pouring in to a hot new area of science that could change the way we think about aging

Venture-capital investors are pouring money into regenerative medicine.<p>According to a report from Goldman Sachs, venture capital in companies pursuing regenerative medicine increased from $296 million in 2011 to $807 million in 2016, growing roughly 34% year-over-year.<p>"We see regenerative medicine …

Biotechnology

Scientists Grafted Eyes Onto a Blind Organism's Back, and It Could See

From Dark to Light<p>In a breakthrough for regenerative medicine, researchers have developed working eyes attached to the tails of blind <i>Xenopus</i> …

Breakthroughs

Integra's Transformation Starting To Show Results

Integra's acquisition of JNJ's Codman neurosurgery business represents a big swing, but the deal rounds out the company's portfolio, offers margin …

Investing

Freaky Experiment Allows Tadpoles to See Out of Eyes Implanted on Their Tails

By leveraging the regenerative powers of migraine medication, researchers at Tufts University have restored the vision of blind tadpoles after …

Medicine

Blind tadpoles learn visually with eyes grafted onto tail, neurotransmitter drug treatment

Strategy could provide road map for promoting innervation in regenerative medicine<p>MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (March 30, 2017) - Blind tadpoles were …

Biology

Stephen Badylak Laboratory | McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine

Organ engineering, as opposed to tissue engineering, poses significant challenges including the requirement for an immediately functional vascular …

Biotechnology

Blind tadpoles learn visually with eyes grafted onto tail, neurotransmitter drug treatment: Strategy could provide road map for promoting innervation in regenerative medicine

Strategy could provide road map for promoting innervation in regenerative medicine<p>Blind tadpoles were able to process visual information from eyes …

Biology

Renaissance in Medicine | Discovery's Edge

<i>Renaissance means rebirth or regeneration. Every few generations medicine takes a major turn. We’re at one of those junctures now with regenerative</i> …

Medicine

Humacyte Receives First of FDA’s Regenerative Medicine Designations

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Monday offered one of its first Regenerative Medicine Advanced Therapy (RMAT) designations to Humacyte’s …

Multimaterial 3D printed cell "scaffolds" strengthen research into regenerative medicine

shares<p>A study produced by four research institutions in Brazil combines two 3D printable polymers into structures ideal for cell-growth. Known as …

3D Printing

Here's how scientists grow lifelike human ears on slices of apple

• Scientists have discovered a way to grow human tissues on apples and other plant products.<br>• This fruity technique may be useful in the field of regenerative medicine, particularly as a method for producing scaffolds to graft skin and bone.<p>Apples are a staple in most people's homes and, it seems, in …

Biotechnology

Fujifilm's Long Transformation Process Heading In The Right Direction

Fujifilm has shown that it can reinvent itself, and a stronger footing in healthcare should help it overcome growth challenges in its office …

Investing

Researchers test 3D printed medical implants, advances in regenerative medicine

0shares<p>New research describes how a team, “<i>developed and implanted .. the world’s first</i>” custom 3D printed airway stent.<p>The work is a collaboration …

3D Printing

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 …

Regenerative Medicine Has a Bright Future

The Army is already using regenerative medicine to help wounded soldiers while Duke University is researching it to help repair spinal cord …

Medicine

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, …

US investors look to Toronto to scout health innovations

By Mary Gooderham<p>Health investors from the United States are discovering vast prospects in Toronto as a hot-spot for biotech innovation and a place …

Innovation

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