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U.S. Spinal Cord Injury Patient Documenting His Stem Cell Plus Epidural Stimulation Treatment

(PR Newswise) – Quadriplegic Jack Pearce is set to undergo a new medical procedure that he is hoping may transform his life. Jack and his wife Ellie arrived in Bangkok, Thailand on July 5th, 2015 for a procedure which utilizes … Read More

A Gene-Sequence Swap Using CRISPR to Cure Hemophilia

(Medical Xpress) – A Korean team led by Director of the Center for Genome Engineering Jin-Soo Kim, Institute for Basic Science (IBS) and Professor Dong-Wook Kim at Yonsei University has experimented with hemoplia A-derived induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) and … Read More

Bart Starr Walking again after Stem Cell Treatment

(USA Today) – It was another small but significant moment for Starr, the legendary former Green Bay Packers quarterback. Before he underwent an experimental stem cell treatment in June, Starr, 81, could barely walk or feed himself. His condition had … Read More

Researchers Develop Method for Growing Billions of Stem Cells

(UPI) – Roughly 5 billion cells die during a heart attack. In order to replace those cells, doctors would need access to billions more stem cells than that. Researchers at the University of Nottingham created a substrate they said can … Read More

Stem Cell Therapy Shows Promise in Small Clinical Trial for Rare Lung Disease

(Medical Xpress) – Canadian researchers have published promising results of the first clinical trial in the world of a genetically-enhanced stem cell therapy for pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). This rare and deadly disease mainly affects young women, and is characterized … Read More

Researchers Using Ground-Breaking Stem Cell Technology to Test and Assess New Approaches to Disease

(Medical Xpress) – Scientists have successfully used stem cells to grow fully functional bile ducts in the lab, which could one day help prevent liver tissue damage. Bile ducts are vital to enabling the liver to dispose of waste; malfunctioning … Read More

Liver Regrows after Stem Cell Transplant

(UPI) – Researchers restored function to livers in mice by using stem cell transplants to regenerate them, the first time such a procedure has been done in a living animal. If human liver stem cells behave the same way as … Read More

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