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December 16, 2009 – Patient enrollment was recently completed for a study evaluating the ability of cardiopoietic cells to restore cardiac function in heart failure patients.

November 13, 2009 – A 48-patient IDE clinical trial conducted at seven sites in the U.S. and one site in India using the Harvest Technologies’ Bone Marrow Aspiration Concentrate (BMAC) System to...

October 16, 2009 – The Clinical Center of Serbia, Institute for Cardiovascular Diseases today said it treated its first patient with a revolutionary cell-based therapy for heart failure.

October 13, 2009 – By mimicking the way embryonic stem cells develop into heart muscle in a lab, Duke University bioengineers believe they have taken an important first step toward growing a...

July 31, 2009 – Theregen Inc. said its Anginera heart patch, a living three-dimensional engineered human tissue, was used as the foundation for the ”living band-aid for the heart,” as reported...

July 28, 2009 – Bioheart Inc. today said the FDA cleared a phase I clinical trial for MyoCell SDF-1 (Stromal Derived Factor - 1) to treat congestive heart failure.

July 24, 2009 – Michael Jones has become the world’s first recipient of adult cardiac stem cells to treat congestive heart failure. Jones’ infusion on July 17 marks the world’s first phase-one,...

July 24, 2009 – Injured heart tissue normally can't regrow, but researchers at Children's Hospital Boston have now laid the groundwork for regenerating heart tissue after a heart attack without...

July 8, 2009 – Bioheart Inc. said this week a panel discussion on myoblast (muscle stem cell) therapy between distinguished physicians gave the technology a big endorsement.

July 8, 2009 - Pluristem Therapeutics Inc. said yesterday its first patient enrolled in a phase I clinical trial that will evaluate the safety of the company’s allogeneic, placental-derived,...

July 8, 2009 - Marc Gerdisch, M.D., director of cardiothoracic surgery at the St. Francis Heart Center and a partner at Cardiac Surgery Associates, is using the CorMatrix Extracellular Matrix (ECM...

June 30, 2009 - Doctors at the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute said today they completed the first procedure in which a patient's own heart tissue was used to grow specialized heart stem cells that...

June 25, 2009 – Six-month follow-up results were released this week for a patient treated with adult stem cells in a clinical study of idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy, which showed major...

May 29, 2009 - Celladon Corp. this week presented phase 1 data from the Calcium Up-Regulation by Percutaneous Administration of Gene Therapy in Cardiac Disease (CUPID), a first-in-human phase 1/2...

May 27, 2009 - Cytori completed enrollment in the first study to investigate adipose derived stem and regenerative cells in chronic heart disease.

May 22, 2009 – Biotronik said today it is partnering with Belgian biotechnology company Cardio3 BioSciences in its C-Cure stem cell clinical trial, where it will provide implantable cardioverter...

May 19, 2009 - Pervasis Therapeutics Inc. today announced new preclinical data for its minimally invasive cell therapy, PVS-10200, which is used following an intervention for peripheral arterial...

April 14, 2009 – Regenerx Biopharmaceuticals Inc. said yesterday researchers at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (UTSW) in Dallas, TX, published a new paper elaborating on the...

April 14, 2009 - Three research centers have been awarded funding from the American Heart Association, with support from the Jon Holden DeHaan Foundation, to study the development and mechanisms...

April 2, 2009 - TCA Cellular Therapy’s Medical Director Gabriel Lasala, M.D. presented preliminary results of an adult stem cell treatment for severe limb ischemia Sunday at the American College...