Stem cell pioneer sets sights on Japan – Japan Times features Neil Riordan, PhD of Medistem Panama

"We enjoy the advantage of having a large amount of clinical data on 2,000 patients. So we analyzed who received which cells and which cells worked best in different conditions. This allowed us to create our selection process through molecular profiling,” explained Medistem (Panama) Founder and CEO Dr. Neil Riordan. Operating what is arguably the [...]

New article concludes US FDA restrictions hampering stem cell therapy progress

An article published this month in Thieme Journal of Knee Surgery entitled, "The Use of Biologic Agents in Athletes with Knee Injuries" concluded that "Biologic agents... are becoming the mainstay of nonoperative therapy in the high-demand athletic population." but "...Unfortunately, strict regulations by the FDA continue to restrict their application in clinical practice." The good [...]

Cutting edge: Surgeon uses stem cell surgery on stem cell researcher Neil Riordan PhD

Wise County Messenger By Bob Buckel | Published Wednesday, July 31, 2013 A middle-aged man named Neil got his knee “scoped” in a Decatur operating room recently. That’s not unusual. Wise Regional Health System’s OR is a busy place, and arthroscopic knee surgery is a common procedure. But this particular knee had an interesting twist. [...]

Mesenchymal Stem Cells Stop Arthritis in its Tracks – Duke University

Researchers at Duke University announced a promising new stem cell therapy aimed at osteoarthritis prevention after a joint injury. The probability of developing arthritis after injury (post-traumatic arthritis - PTA) greatly increases after injury. Currently, the US FDA has not approved any drugs that slow or eliminate the progression of PTA. However, at Duke researchers [...]

2012-08-10T17:45:51+00:00August 10th, 2012|Adult Stem Cells, News, Osteoarthritis, Stem Cell Research|

Why does fat (adipose) stem cell therapy take more than one week?

Intravenously administered adipose-derived stem cells will tend to migrate back to the fresh wound site if it is not given an adequate time to heal. Therefore, it is essential to allow about one week after the mini-liposuction before administering any stem cells intravenously. Otherwise, there is a likelihood that the treatment will not be as [...]