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Age-Related Macular Degeneration Treated With Stem Cells.

Posted by artgreco@stemsave.com on Jun 5, 2015 2:36:01 PM

 

New research from the Eye Program at the Cedars-Sinai Board of Governors Regenerative Medicine Institute demonstrates how a single injection of adult human stem cells can preserve eyesight in an animal suffering from Age-Related Macular Degeneration [AMD] for the equivalent of 16 years.  Upon injection, the stem cells began to recruit other healthy cells towards the retina to form a protective layer, which prevented further macular degeneration.

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Topics: regenerative therapies, age-related macular degeneration, stem cell treatments, research, StemSave

Stem Cell-Based Medicinal Product Approved for Eye Damage Repair.

Posted by maxi@stemsave.com on Mar 27, 2015 12:30:00 PM

Italian scientists from the University of Modena and Holostem Terapie Avanzate have developed the first advanced therapy medicinal product containing stem cells, called Holoclar.  The Holoclar therapy can restore sight following corneal burns and stromal damage by harvesting the patient’s own stem cells from the limbus, culturing the stem cells into a sheet of healthy corneal tissue, and then transplanting the cornea back onto the patient’s eye.

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Topics: stemsaveblog, corneal disease, Stem Cells Translational Medicine, macular degeneration, age-related macular degeneration, corneal burns,

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