Panama’s First Umbilical Cord Stem Cell Clinical Trial for Rheumatoid Arthritis Approved by Comité Nacional de Bioética de la Investigación Institutional Review Board

Panama City, Panama (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 Translational Biosciences, a subsidiary of Medistem Panama has received the county’s first clinical trial approval for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis with human umbilical cord-derived mesenchymal stem cells (MSC) from the Comité Nacional de Bioética de la Investigación Institutional Review Board (IRB). Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune…

Stem Cell Treatments for Rheumatoid Arthritis – Arminda Bourin

Arminda Bourin has suffered from rheumatoid arthritis since 2003. She underwent adult stem cell therapy at the Stem Cell Institute in February 2012 because her swollen, painful ankles made it very difficult for her to walk. This interview takes place approximately one year after treatment. Before coming to Panama, Ms. Bourin tried everything from anti-inflammatory…

Stem cell treatments for rheumatoid arthritis: Tracey Renneberg

Tracey Renneberg discusses her improvements following stem cell therapy for rheumatoid arthritis. Tracey is now in Panama multiple sclerosis treatment. “My rheumatoid arthritis is completely gone. This leg used to drag and now I can pick it up and walk. If patients have rheumatoid arthritis or MS, this is where they should be.”

Stem cell therapy for rheumatoid arthritis: Michael Foster

In 2005, I was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis and started treatment right away. The traditional treatments did not seem to work. I changed from several treatments and the one that did was an experimental drug. It worked pretty good for about 4 or 5 months and then I fell back. That was about 2 years…

Stem cell therapy for rheumatoid arthritis: Darnell Morris

I have had Rheumatoid Arthritis for thirty years. I have pain and swelling in all my joints. I have had my left knee replaced also three knuckles in my right hand. I have been on numerous medications for years. None of these proved to be much help. I was not going to take any of…

Stem cell therapy for rheumatoid arthritis: Bryan Gamez

I have been asked to speak about the treatment and my experience with people in my community. I was diagnosed with RA at the age of 23 and received the the therapy at the age of 25. I was working out at the gym 3 times per week until my ankle started hurting. Eventually, I…