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Stem Cells Treatment for Sickle Cell Anemia Patients

Posted by pamela@stemsave.com on Sep 30, 2015 2:51:00 PM

Physicians at the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System have developed a novel stem cell transplantation technique aimed at curing adults with sickle-cell anemia. Donor cells from a tissue-matched donor are transfused into the patient, producing healthy new blood cells and eliminating symptoms.

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Topics: stemsaveblog, blood cells, regerative medicine, sickle cell, mesenchymal stem cells

Silk Scaffold Supplies Salivary Gland Stem Cell Solution

Posted by taylor@stemsave.com on Aug 19, 2015 11:31:58 AM

 

Purified silk strands provided the scaffolding for a matrix of rat salivary cell glands developed from stem cells, according to new research from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. Salivary stem cells have historically been difficult to grow in culture while retaining their function. Silk was selected as the cell scaffolding because it is organic (biodegradable), flexible, porous – providing amply access to oxygen – and does not cause inflammation.

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Topics: scaffold, stemsaveblog, regerative medicine, Cancer, mesenchymal stem cells, autologous stem cells, tissue regeneration, salivary gland, saliva, sjogren's syndrome

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