Spinal cord injury patients receiving BMMSC show improvements compared to control group

This 2013 study features a treatment group (who received bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells)  and a control group (who did not receive cells). 20 patients were in the treatment group and 20 in the control group, for a total of 40 patients with spinal cord injuries. The MSCs were harvested from the bone marrow of the [...]

Early study (2008) of bone marrow stem cells for spinal cord injury

Research on the treatment of spinal cord injury with cells from bone marrow aspirate was already ongoing more than a decade ago. This 2008 study followed 8 patients for for 2 years after receiving an average of 90 million CD34 cells directly to the spinal cord with no serious adverse events. The patients reported improvements [...]

MSCs: A step forward for mitochondrial diseases

Mitochondria are extremely important for cells, as they produce the energy they need to carry out their tasks in a normal, healthy body. So when mitochondria can’t or won’t function as they are supposed to, serious conditions or diseases can develop. This 2018 study from Canada shows that human mesenchymal stem cells can interact with [...]

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Early treatment with BMMSC for spinal cord injury results in long-term benefits

The earlier, the better: in spinal cord injuries, treatment with mesenchymal stem cells may make a difference if applied soon after trauma. In this 2015 Polish case report, a 15 year old girl was treated with bone marrow MSC just 21 days after injury. She was paraplegic at the start of treatment (able to move [...]

Neil Riordan, PA, PhD Presents at the 5th Annual Perinatal Stem Cell Society Congress in Salt Lake City, UT on Thursday, February 28th

Neil Riordan, PA, PhD presented “Results From Panama Clinical Trials Using Human Umbilical Cord Tissue-Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells (HUCT-MSCs) for Multiple Sclerosis and Autism” at the 5th Annual Perinatal Stem Cell Society Congress in Salt Lake City, UT on Thursday, February 28th. Neil Riordan, PA, PhD SALT LAKE CITY (PRWEB) MARCH 01, 2019Neil Riordan, [...]

Repeated doses of bone marrow MSCs bring nerve pain relief in spinal cord injury patients

Neuropathic pain, also known as nerve pain or neuralgia, occurs when there is damage to the nerves; it is one of the major consequences of spinal cord injury. In this study based in Spain, 10 patients received a dose of 100 million bone marrow MSCs, repeated at 4 months and 7 months. No adverse events [...]

Stem Cell Therapy in Panama Featured on Fox 4 Sports in Dallas-Fort Worth

On Sunday, February 24th, Fox 4 Sports in Dallas-Fort Worth aired a feature story about one of our patients, Sam Harrell.  Sam is head football coach at Ennis High School in Texas.  Sam was forced to retired from coaching several years ago due to multiple sclerosis but is now back on the field after [...]

Multiple Sclerosis News Today: Stem Cell Institute MS Trial is #4 in Top 10 MS Stories of 2018

Congratulations to Dr. Riordan and everyone at Stem Cell Institute and Medistem Labs in Panama! Multiple Sclerosis News Today published its Top 10 Multiple Sclerosis Stories of 2018 and named Stem Cell Institute's MS clinical trial its #4 top MS story of 2018. The name of the article that reached #4 is “Treatment [...]

Regenerative Medicine Center Opens at Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine and Health Sciences

The Neil Riordan Center for Regenerative Medicine Focuses on Non-Opioid Treatments of Pain (Tempe, Arizona, October 2, 2018)--Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine & Health Sciences team will cut the ribbon for the opening of the new Neil Riordan Center for Regenerative Medicine on November 15 at 4:00 p.m. This affiliation between SCNM and [...]

Acclaimed Guitarist Sonny Mayo on Stem Cell Therapy in Panama

From:  The EXPLODING HUMAN with Bob Nickman SONNY MAYO, former guitarist for bands like Ugly Kid Joe and Snot, talks to me about getting STEM CELL THERAPY in Panama for a genetic heart condition. After two heart attacks and unpleasant side-effects from heart medications, Sonny was introduced to stem cell therapy through [...]