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September 3, 2008 – While a recent study into whether using unselected and selected bone-marrow derived cells can help with regeneration of heart tissue did not lead to significant improvement of...

July 29, 2008 - For several years, doctors have known that certain stem cells migrate to the heart after a heart attack, but exactly how they get there and what purpose they serve remained...

June 8, 2008 - A new study about how shear stress improves adult stem cell attachment to vascular surfaces moves researchers closer to the development of a unique tissue-engineered stem cell...

April 15, 2008 - Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's School of Medicine have shown some heart cells in response to one signal will act, while others lie in wait,...

April 15, 2008 - Physician scientists at the Texas Heart Institute (THI) at St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital have begun the world's first clinical trial to treat heart attack patients with a special...

February 7, 2008 - A Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine researcher has launched the first U.S. trial in which a purified form of subjects' own adult stem cells is transplanted...

January 14, 2008 - Scientists from the University of Minnesota Center for Cardiovascular Repair created a beating heart in the laboratory, according to research published in the online January 13...

January 7, 2008 - Osiris Therapeutics Inc. has reclaimed sole worldwide rights to cardiovascular indications for Prochymal and terminated its development and commercialization agreement with...

December 27, 2007 - Several new studies on genetics and stem cell research, along with studies that continue to debate the use of stents to clear coronary artery blockages are among the top...

November 7, 2007 – Injecting patients’ own stem cells – ones that exist in skeletal muscle – directly into the heart with a three-dimensional guided catheter is feasible, safe and might be...

November 7, 2007 - Patients’ own stem cells injected into their hearts after treatment for an ST elevation heart attack improved their hearts’ improved pumping ability, researchers reported during...

September 13, 2007 - Millennium Research Group (MRG) conducted a detailed analysis of the stem cell therapy market in its "U.S. Markets for Stem Cell Therapies 2007" report, which shows while the...

September 11, 2007 - CellCyte Genetics Corp. has entered into a collaborative research agreement with physician scientists at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation to investigate the presence and...

August 28, 2007 - Human embryonic stem cell (hESC)-derived cardiomyocytes improve heart function when transplanted after myocardial infarction, according to a study published in Nature...

June 11, 2007 — Cardio BioSciences and Mayo Clinic announced today that they have entered into a collaborative agreement related to the licensing of Mayo Clinic research, know-how and intellectual...

May 7, 2007 — Australia's adult stem cell company, Mesoblast Limited, has announced that the FDA has cleared the Investigational New Drug Submission (IND) of its U.S.-based sister company,...

Dr. Nabil Dib, M.D., M.Sc., director of Cardiovascular Cell Therapy at University of California San Diego, reported how 23 patients in an FDA trial were safely transformed from advanced heart...

March 29, 2007 — At the ACC this week Dr. Nabil Dib, M.D., M.Sc., director of Cardiovascular Cell Therapy at University of California San Diego, reported how 23 patients in an FDA trial were...

Feb. 7, 2007 — A first ever human procedure in Madrid took place this week in which a heart failure patient received adult stem cells removed from his own adipose (fat) tissue by liposuction. The...

The Third International Conference on Cell Therapy for Cardiovascular Diseases will convene Jan 17 to 19, at The New York Academy of Medicine in New York, NY. The three-day program is dedicated to...

In its third quarter financial report, San Diego-based Cytori said it has moved significantly closer to initiating its cardiovascular clinical trials," said Christopher J. Calhoun, chief executive...