VIDEO – The Science of Mesenchymal Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine – Arnold Caplan PhD (Part 6)

In part 6, Prof. Caplan discusses Trophic properties of mesenchymal stem cells; MSCs for heart disease; MSCs homing to heart injury site and also to skin incision site; MSCs limit left ventricular thinning following infarction; Trophic properties of MSCs: anti-apoptotic, anti-fibrotic, anti-scarring, angiogenic, mitotic; phase 1 data for allogeneic MSCs show fewer arrhythmias, prompt heart [...]

Medistem Inc. to Add Kidney and Lung Failure to Clinical Trials of Endometrial Regenerative Cells (ERC) Stem Cells in Russia

SAN DIEGO, CA and PORTLAND, OR, Mar 05, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Medistem Inc. (pinksheets:MEDS), in partnership with its Russian licensee, ERCell, announced the signing of a letter of intent* to begin clinical trials using Medistem's Endometrial Regenerative Cells (ERC) stem cells for renal, lung and peripheral artery disease. Trials will be conducted in [...]

2012-03-07T18:20:12+00:00March 7th, 2012|Adult Stem Cells, Kidney and Lung, News, Stem Cell Research|

Stem Cells Restore Tissue Affected By Acute Lung Injury

Researchers from the University of California San Francisco presented data today at the ATS 2010 International Conference in New Orleans demonstrating activity of adult stem cells in treatment of acute lung injury. This is a common condition in intensive care units that causes respiratory failure and often leads to death. The cause of acute lung [...]

2010-05-17T17:09:39+00:00May 17th, 2010|Kidney and Lung, News, Stem Cell Research|

Ahmedabad-based institutes get patent to use stem cells in kidney transplant

According to an article IndianExpress.com, an international patent has been issued to the G R Doshi K M Mehta Institute of Kidney Diseases and Research Centre (IKDRC) and Dr HL Trivedi Institute of Transplantation Sciences (ITS) from Ahmedabad, Indian for utilization of stem cells in treatment of patients having undergone kidney transplantation.  Given that we [...]

2010-02-28T19:27:41+00:00February 28th, 2010|Kidney and Lung, News, Stem Cell Research|