Category Archive: Stem Cell Research

‘Nobody has ever done this with adult blood, ever’ | Canadian Healthcare Network – Physicians

May 22, 2015

TORONTO | Canadian scientists have discovered how to turn a simple blood sample into a variety of nerve cells, including those that are responsible for pain, Source: ‘Nobody has ever done this with adult blood, ever’ | Canadian Healthcare Network – Physicians

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Womb Care: Novel wound treatment using amniotic membrane shines over (much) more expensive skin substitute.

December 5, 2014

Multi-Center Comparative Study Of MiMedx EpiFix® And Organogenesis Apligraf® Determines EpiFix Has Considerably Higher Rates Of Complete Healing And Significantly Faster Time To HealEpiFix® Treatment Results In Cost Saving In Excess Of 80% Compared To Apligraf®             MARIETTA, Ga., Nov. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — MiMedx Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:  MDXG), the leading regenerative medicine company utilizing human amniotic tissue and patent-protected processes to develop and market advanced products and therapies for the Wound Care, Surgical, Orthopedic, Spinal, Sports Medicine, Ophthalmic…

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Amniotic Membrane: Can It Have An Impact For DFUs? | Podiatry Today

March 4, 2014

Amniotic Membrane: Can It Have An Impact For DFUs? | Podiatry Today.

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Front Desk….This is your Wake-Up Call: Do we need to set the alarm clock in order to improve our wound healing?

October 23, 2013

Global Medical News     22/10/2013  Skin cells have sleep-wake rhythm   Not only people possess an inner clock, skin cells do too. According to a joint Spanish and Swiss study published in "Cell Stem Cell", skin cells perform different functions according to the time of day.   The researchers examined human skin cells and skin stem cells in cultures and living mice. They found that certain groups of genes show different activity during the course of the day. During…

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Using our Old Friend, Alginate, as an Injectable Jelly for Tissue Remodelling

November 15, 2012

  Pre-Shaped Injectable Jelly for Drug Delivery and Tissue Support by STANLEY DARMA on Nov 15, 2012 • 10:52 am 0 inShare   Left: A fully collapsed square-shaped cryogel rapidly regains its original memorized shape, size, and volume upon hydration. Right: Photos show the placement of a cryogel inside a 1-mL syringe, and the recovery of a square gel after injection through a normal 16-gauge needle. (Images courtesy of Sidi Bencherif.)   Bioengineers at Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences have come up with…

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Lay Some Skin On Me: Stem cells from burn wounds may help in healing.

August 1, 2012

Burn wound MSCs potential source for skin grafting Published on July 30, 2012 at 5:15 PM · No Comments   By Ingrid Grasmo, Medical Reporter Study findings suggest that burn wound eschar-derived mesenchymal cells (MSCs) represent a population of multipotent stem cells, which could be a new resource for engineering approaches to heal burn wounds. Tissue engineering is the most promising approach to prevent scar formation, but the source of cells applied to tissue scaffolding is problematic. MSCs isolated from bone marrow can be used…

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