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Chronic Kidney Disease Treatment Combines Stem Cells with Anti-Scarring Agent.

Posted by devin@stemsave.com on Apr 21, 2015 3:42:49 PM

Recently published research from Monash University has demonstrated the effect of adult stem cells and the protein serelaxin in reversing the scarring on kidneys that typically lead to end-stage renal disease.  While adult stem cells are moderately successful on their own, the scar reduction of serelaxin provided a better environment for them to help the kidney repair itself, providing significant protection from future damage.

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Topics: Armed Forces Institute of Regenerative Medicine, bank stem cells, research, StemSave, mesenchymal stem cells, organs, scarring,, regenerative medicine

StemSave Scientific Advisor, Gordana Vunjak-Novakovic, Spearheads Research Team Growing Replacement Bone From Stem Cells

Posted by anna@stemsave.com on Jul 6, 2012 6:12:54 PM

 

 

 

 

 

A team led by Gordana Vunjak-Novakovic, of Columbia University has successfully grown a variety of bone structures utilizing a scaffold infused with stem cells.

The team has grown more than 50 healthy bones from stem cells. The team is experimenting with a variety of scaffolding materials, including bone stripped of all cellular material as well as silk scaffolds developed by Tufts University. The scaffolding with the stem cells are housed in a bioreactor which nourishes and directs the stem cells to regenerate and differentiate into newbone. As the new bone develops, the scaffolding material dissolves, resulting in new, fully-functioning bone.

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Topics: stemsaveblog, Dr. Gordana Vunjak-Novakovic, columbia university, Tufts University, bank stem cells, banking stem cells

Global Collaboration Enables Stem Cell Therapy to Rehabilitate Tragically Burned 3-Year-Old

Posted by taylor@stemsave.com on Jun 20, 2012 10:30:37 PM

Johannesburg, South Africa - After three-year-old Isabella "Pippie" Kruger was burned on over 80% of her body in a tragic accident, her mother was left searching for a viable option to repair her extremely damaged skin and save her life.

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Topics: stemsaveblog, Isabella "Pippie" Kruger, bank stem cells, Genzyme, banking stem cells

Researchers Advance Use of Stem Cell Treatments to Develop Potential Cure for Type 1 Diabetes

Posted by hunter@stemsave.com on Jun 4, 2012 7:35:14 PM

In a demonstration of the expanded use of stem cells in novel ways, researchers at the City of Hope Medical Research Center in Duarte, California, have developed a treatment approach that may effectively cure Type 1 diabetes. In this study, researchers utilized stem cells to both initiate regeneration of pancreatic β cells as well moderate the immune system to prevent the destruction of the pancreas.

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Topics: stemsaveblog, Type-1 Diabetes, bank dental stem cells, pancreas, pancreatic β cells, bank stem cells, City Hope Medical Research Center

Join 'Cake Boss’' Lisa Valastro as She Discusses the Importance of Banking Your Children’s Stem Cells

Posted by anna@stemsave.com on May 7, 2012 7:52:53 PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

After the birth of her youngest son Carlo, Lisa Valastro, wife of TLC's "Cake Boss" Buddy Valastro, made the wise investment of banking the stem cells from Carlo’s cord blood and placenta in the event that he may need them for future medical treatment. Valastro previously banked the cord blood stem cells from each of her four children's umbilical cords, ensuring that they would each have access to the best possible match for stem cell therapies: their own stem cells.

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Topics: Dr. Kachko, Short Hills Surgery Center, stemsaveblog, Save the Cord Foundation, cake boss, banking dental stem cells, bank stem cells, Lisa Valastro, banking stem cells

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