Increasing Efficacy of Stem Cell Therapy for Spinal Cord Injury

Jin et al. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). Clinical trials of stem cells for treatment of spinal cord injury are currently being conducted in the United States and abroad. For example, the Covington Louisiana company TCA Cellular Therapy LLC is recruiting 10 patients with spinal cord injury to receive intrathecal infusion (lumbar puncture) of autologous, ex…

Stem Cell Institute in Panama Collaborates on New Method of Treating Diabetes-Associated Heart Disease

Zhang et al. Journal of Translational Medicine Diabetes is associated with numerous ‚Äúsecondary complications‚ÄĚ including premature heart disease, renal failure, critical limb ischemia (an advanced form of peripheral artery disease) and diabetic retinopathy. One of the common features of these secondary complications is that they are all associated with low levels of circulating endothelial progenitor…