The promise of stem cells
- Magnetically Targeted Stem Cell Delivery for Regenerative Medicine. Cores, Jhon; Caranasos, Thomas G.; Ke Cheng // Journal of Functional Biomaterials;2015, Vol. 6 Issue 3, p526
Stem cells play a special role in the body as agents of self-renewal and auto-reparation for tissues and organs. Stem cell therapies represent a promising alternative strategy to regenerate damaged tissue when natural repairing and conventional pharmacological intervention fail to do so. A...
- Old cells, new tricks. Martindale, Diane // New Scientist;08/19/2000, Vol. 167 Issue 2252, p16
Reports on the idea to bypass embryonic stem cells in stem cell research. Use of mature human stem cells as a substitute for embryonic stem cells; Versatility of stem cells; Ability of stem cells to create many kinds of tissue; Idea that brain stem cells could be as versatile as human embryo...
- Amniotic Stem Cells: Potential in Regenerative Medicine. Bani-Yaghoub, Mahmud; Wilson, Patricia; Hengstschläger, Markus; Nikaido, Toshio; Duanqing Pei // Stem Cells International;2012, p1
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various papers within the issue on topics including amniotic stem cells and their importance in regenerative therapy to repair damage tissue or organ.
- The Complexities of Engineering Human Stem Cell-Derived Therapeutics. Hay, David C.; Ross, James A.; Gallagher, Ronnie; Bagnaninchi, Pierre // Journal of Biomedicine & Biotechnology;2010, p1
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on topics related to human stem-cell derived therapeutics including one on the role of stem cells in the process of regeneration, carcinogenesis, and development by Kung et al., one on the expansion of...
- Epidermal cells rev up reprogramming. Gadue, Paul; Cotsarelis, George // Nature Biotechnology;Nov2008, Vol. 26 Issue 11, p1243
The article discusses research that found rapid and efficient reprogramming capabilities within human epidermal cells isolated from foreskin and from adult hair plucked from the scalp. These cells suggest an easier method for generating induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells, which offer treatment...
- Corrections. // Nature Medicine;Jul2012, Vol. 18 Issue 7, p995
Corrections to two articles including "The vetting process" that was published in the June 2012 issue and ""Korea okays stem cell therapies despite limited peer-review data" that was published in the March 2012 issue are presented.
- Stem cell therapy in orthopaedics. Correa, Diego; Goldberg, Victor M. // AAOS Now;Jul2011, Vol. 5 Issue 7, p41
The article discusses the use of stem cell therapy in orthopaedics in the U.S. It mentions that the emerging field of regenerative medicine aims to overcome the tissue scarring process by providing the required elements such as cells and molecules to promote real tissue regeneration. It states...
- GROWING A NEW YOU. BARTH, AMY // Discover;Mar2012, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p11
The article discusses research in regenerative medicine including the growth of bladders from baboon bone marrow stem cells, a synthetic windpipe grown using a patient's stem cells, and the regeneration of tissue using proteins from a pig's bladder.
- Stem Cell Therapy: Future of Pain Medicine. YiLi Zhou; Bohdan Warycha; Hoang Vu // British Journal of Medical Practitioners;Sep2014, Vol. 7 Issue 3, p29
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on topics including pain medicine, stem cell therapy and research, and the treatment for chronic back and knee pain.