What are the sources of the stem cells used at Stem Cell Institute in Panama?

Lately, especially on our Facebook Page many people are asking us, "What is the source of the stem cells?" At the Stem Cell Institute, we use two types of stem cells. Primarily, we use allogeneic mesenchymal stem cells harvested from human umbilical cord tissue. In addition to allogeneic mesenchymal stem cells, our spinal cord injury [...]

Colton’s walking after stem cell therapy for cerebral palsy in Panama

Colton is planning on coming to Panama for follow-up treatment later this year. Here is a video of him walking from June 2015. And here was Colton in 2014 about one year prior to the video above. This video was taken a year after his first treatments in 2013. To keep up with Colton's progress [...]

Stem cell treatment in Panama shows signs of hope for local Belle Fourche boy

By Karla J. Flack, Black Hills Pioneer James Habeck and his mother Melissa BELLE FOURCHE — Three-year old James Habeck and his family have returned from a medical trip to Panama. His mother Melissa Habeck said they are noticing signs of improvement as a result of the stem cell treatment James received at [...]

Autistic Woodbridge boy making strides after stem cell treatment in Panama

By Suzanne Russell of myCentralJersey.com Stem Cell Therapy Patient, Anthony Guerriero WOODBRIDGE – John Guerriero has seen amazing improvements in his son, Anthony, since he underwent stem-cell treatment for his autism in December. "It's been life changing, and not just for Anthony," said Guerriero. He said his 7-year-old boy, a first-grade student at [...]

2015-06-23T15:41:04+00:00June 23rd, 2015|Autism, Autism, News, Patient Stories, Stem Cell Therapy|

Duchenne’s Patient Ryan Benton Discusses His Experience with Stem Cell Therapy

Ryan Benton is the first patient in the United States to receive human umbilical cord-derived mesenchymal stem cell therapy for Duchenne's muscular dystrophy. The US FDA granted Ryan this trial under compassionate use. Ryan first began treatments at the Stem Cell Institute in Panama before being able to receive treatments in his hometown of Wichita, [...]

2015-02-17T00:59:43+00:00February 17th, 2015|Duchenne's muscular dystrophy, News, Stem Cell Research|

Inside High School Football Report on Hall of Fame Coach and Stem Cell Recipient, Sam Harrell

Sam, who suffers from multiple sclerosis, was forced to retire as Ennis (Texas) High School's head football coach due to his debilitating symptoms. Sam's first two treatments using stem cells harvested from his own fat did not yield long lasting, positive results. However, after his third and fourth trips to the Stem Cell Institute in [...]

Stem Cell Therapy for Multiple Sclerosis: Ron McGill

Ron McGill suffers from relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis. He was started experiencing symptoms in 2009 but was not diagnosed with MS until January of 2013. He received several infusion and injections of human umbilical cord-tissue derived stem cells at the Stem Cell Institute in late October and Early November 2013. In this video, Ron shares his [...]

Neil Riordan, PhD Presents at American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine’s 22nd Annual World Congress on Anti-Aging, Regenerative and Aesthetic Medicine in Orlando, May 15

Neil Riordan, PhD will Present “Umbilical Cord Mesenchymal Stem Cells in the Treatment of Autoimmune Diseases” at the 22nd Annual World Congress on Anti-Aging, Regenerative and Aesthetic Medicine at the Gaylord Palms Hotel in Orlando, Florida as part of the Specialty Workshop: “Stem Cells in Anti-Aging Medicine: An Update”. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 [...]

Stem Cell Therapy for spinal cord injury: Theo Kostoulas

Theo Kostoulas is a T-6 complete spinal cord injury patient. He received a course of 16 stem cell therapy injections using umbilical cord-derived stem cells and his own bone marrow-derived stem cells. The cells were injected both intravenously and intrathecally (into the spinal fluid). During his stay in Panama and as part of his treatment [...]

Patients beware: “Point of care” fat stem cell separation and counting kits inaccurate and not US FDA approved for humans.

An informative paper by Mary Pat Moyer, PhD detailing why "same-day" fat stem cell kits that are becoming more common in doctors' offices across the US can miscount "stem cells" by large factors leading to over estimation of stem cell counts by as much as 20 times or more. It also states, "no complete harvest [...]

2013-01-22T23:15:25+00:00January 22nd, 2013|Adipose Stem Cells, Adult Stem Cells, News, Stem Cell Research|