First Duchenne’s Muscular Dystrophy Patient To Receive Umbilical Cord Stem Cell Therapy In US Turns 30

The first patient with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy to be granted FDA approval for allogeneic adult stem cell therapy in the United States turned 30 this year, well surpassing his original life expectancy and paving the way for future patients, according to non-profit organization Coming Together For A Cure. Ryan Benton WICHITA, KANSAS (PRWEB) MAY [...]

Modulation of Cytokines in Cancer Patients by Intravenous Ascorbate Therapy

Nina Mikirova, Neil Riordan, Joseph Casciari Med Sci Monit 2016; 22:14-25 DOI: 10.12659/MSM.895368 BACKGROUND: Cytokines play an important role in tumor angiogenesis and inflammation. There is evidence in the literature that high doses of ascorbate can reduce inflammatory cytokine levels in cancer patients. The objective of this study was to investigate the effect of treatment [...]

2016-02-15T17:06:37+00:00February 15th, 2016|Cancer, Neil Riordan, News, PhD|

Why Stem Cells Work: Clinical Trials for Spinal Cord Injury, Multiple Sclerosis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, and Duchenne’s Muscular Dystrophy

Neil Riordan, PhD speaks at the Riordan-McKenna Institute and Stem Cell Institute fall seminar in Southlake, Texas on October 10, 2015. Dr. Riordan discusses: How our lab selects uses specialized screening techniques to select only the stem cells that we know will be the most useful for our patients. Only about 1 in 100 cords [...]

Stem Cell-Augmented Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair Yields Excellent Results

Int Orthop. 2015 May;39(5):901-5. doi: 10.1007/s00264-015-2725-7. Epub 2015 Mar 22. Outcomes of acute Achilles tendon rupture repair with bone marrow aspirate concentrate (BMAC) augmentation Stein BE, Stroh DA, Schon LC. "Excellent results, including no re-ruptures and early mobilisation, were observed..." Abstract PURPOSE: Optimal treatment of acute Achilles tendon ruptures remains controversial. Positive results using stem-cell-bearing [...]

Study on Compensated Rotator Cuff Tear Arthropathy by Orthopedic Surgeon and Stem Cell Specialist, Wade McKenna, DO Published in Techniques in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery

Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas (PRWEB) November 08, 2015 A Study by orthopedic surgeon and stem cell specialist, Dr. Wade McKenna of the Riordan-McKenna Institute entitled, "Outpatient Treatment of Compensated Cuff Arthropathy Using Inlay Arthroplasty With Subscapularis Preservation” is published in the December edition of Techniques in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. Dr. McKenna Dr. McKenna is [...]

2015-11-09T20:59:07+00:00November 9th, 2015|News, Riordan-McKenna Institute, Wade McKenna DO|

PRESS RELEASE – UCLA Wide Receiver and Canadian Decathlon Standout Zack Bornstein Bounces Back After Stem Cell Therapy at Riordan-McKenna Institute

MRI confirms complete healing of hamstring eight weeks after Dr. Wade McKenna administered guided injections of bone marrow aspirate concentrate (BMAC) harvested with BioMAC (patent pending) bone marrow aspiration cannula and AlphGEMS amniotic tissue product at the Riordan-McKenna Institute. DALLAS-FORT WORTH, TEXAS (PRWEB) SEPTEMBER 03, 2015 Zack Bornstein with Dr. McKenna and Physicians Assistant, [...]

Case report of non-healing surgical wound treated with dehydrated human amniotic membrane

Dr. Riordan and Dr. Wade McKenna recently published this case study demonstrating how amniotic tissue products promote wound healing. You can view the original article on the Journal of Translational Medicine website: Case report of non-healing surgical wound treated with dehydrated human amniotic membrane. Authors Neil H Riordan, Ben A George, Troy B Chandler, Randall [...]

2015-08-05T20:16:15+00:00August 5th, 2015|Amniotic Membrane, Dr. Wade McKenna, Neil Riordan Phd, News|

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 [...]