Frog Research Team Makes Diabetes Leap
Scottish scientists have made a breakthrough towards developing stem cell treatments for diabetes after carrying out research on an African frog.
Nanotechnology Propels Advances in Regenerative Medicine Research
The promise of regenerative medicine and the nanotechnology catapulting it into the forefront of chemistry are highlighted in two papers presented during the American Chemical Society’s 232nd national meeting.
Austrianova Validates Commercial Potential of its Proprietary Encapsulation Technology
Austrianova Biotechnology has successfully demonstrated the feasibility of encapsulating an insulin-producing cell line in cellulose sulphate on the basis of its proprietary encapsulation technology.
Team Creates Uncanny Cell Replicas for Treatment, Research
The rubbery replicas could be used for all sorts of cell types in laboratory research or medical treatments for repairing nerve damage.
Reconstructive Surgeon Aims For Rejection-free Limb Transplantation
Scientists are conducting research within this relatively unorthodox realm of surgery, investigating therapies that could potentially allow the body to accept donor tissue without the use of immunosuppressive medication.
Embryonic Stem Cell-derived Neuronal Progenitors Transplanted into Ischemic Brain Differentiate
Primate embryonic stem cell-derived neuronal progenitors transplanted into the ischemic mouse brain survive and differentiate.
BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics Enters Letter of Intent to Begin Preclinical Primate Studies of Stem Cell-Based Therapy for Parkinson’s Disease
Testing is to begin by year-end, with human clinical trials to follow as soon as possible.
Stolen Body Parts Sold to NHS
Potentially contaminated body parts allegedly stolen in the US may have been implanted into British patients, a government agency says.
Vet Biotechnology Launches Horse Umbilical Cord Stem Cell Storage Service
Animal health care company Vet Biotechnology reports that they have launched cutting edge technology in Australia with the collection of equine umbilical cord stem cells from the afterbirth of newborn thoroughbred foals.
Access to Science Enhanced by New NIH-ASH(TM) Agreement
The American Society of Hematology and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) have signed an agreement that creates a new option for nonprofit publishers to comply with the NIH’s Public Access Policy
MaxCyte to Present Poster at the 9th International Conference Dendritic Cells
MaxCyte, Inc., a clinical stage therapeutic company and pioneer in commercial scale, non-viral cell loading systems will present a poster abstract at the 9th International Conference Dendritic Cells in Edinburgh, UK.
ABSTRACTS, REVIEWS & SPECIAL REPORTS
Regenerative Medicine and the Developing World
As the field of regenerative medicine regroups after recent scandal, it is important that recent events do not overshadow the potential benefits of the field. These benefits include the opportunity to improve health care for the more than two-thirds of the world’s population who live in developing countries.