Stem Cells Targeting Inflammation as Potential Anti-aging Strategies and Therapies

Rafael Gonzalez, Dave Woynarowski and Luis Geffner The use of stem cells as anti-aging therapies may offer many an alternative method of slowing down or deterring several of the detrimental aspects of aging Abstract Human aging is associated with a vast array of clinical disorders that all relate to the body’s inability to maintain homeostasis….

Neil Riordan PhD – Stem cell therapy for spinal cord injury (part 3 of 5)

Mesenchymal stem cell homing to tissue damage, umbilical cord stem cells historically used for anti-aging, mesenchymal stem cells role in immune system modulation, inflammation reduction and stimulating tissue regeneration, donor stem cell safety and testing, the role of HLA matching in donated umbilical cord-derived stem cells, umbilical cord blood safety data and historical use in…

Could Metabolic Syndrome, Lipodystrophy, and Aging Be Mesenchymal Stem Cell Exhaustion Syndromes?

Eduardo Mansilla,1,* Vanina Díaz Aquino,1 Daniel Zambón,2 Gustavo Horacio Marin,1 Karina Mártire,1 Gustavo Roque,1 Thomas Ichim,3 Neil H. Riordan,3 Amit Patel,4 Flavio Sturla,5 Gustavo Larsen,6, 7 Rubén Spretz,6, 7 Luis Núñez,8, 9 Carlos Soratti,10 Ricardo Ibar,10 Michiel van Leeuwen,11 José María Tau,1 Hugo Drago,5 and Alberto Maceira1 Abstract One of the most important and complex…

Stem Cell Technique Could Help Those With Fast-aging Disease

Washington Examiner February 23, 2011 Hutchinson-Gilfod progeria syndrome is a fast-aging disease that is rare, has no cure, and is fatal. Children with this disease undergo rapid aging and generally do not live to their teens. It is caused by a single mutation of the LMNA gene, which results in a defect in the production…