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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...

April 1, 2009 - On March 30, the Heart Hospital of Austin, TX became the first hospital in the world to treat a patient enrolled in a groundbreaking Phase II study designed to test the...

March 9, 2009 - Cytori Therapeutics Inc. completed enrollment in its APOLLO trial to evaluate the safety and feasibility of adipose tissue-derived stem and regenerative cells, processed with the...

February 12, 2009 - Osiris Therapeutics Inc. yesterday announced final two-year results for the company's trial evaluating Prochymal — a proprietary formulation of adult stem cells — for the...

January 28, 2009 - Attended by over 40 cardiothoracic surgeons, Cardiogenesis Corp.'s education symposium at the recent Society of Thoracic Surgeons Meeting in San Francisco was entitled "...

January 5, 2009 - The University of California, San Diego Medical Center is the first hospital in California to enroll patients in a multi-center clinical trial, sponsored by Angioblast Systems...

November 10, 2008 - The Fifth International Conference on Cell Therapy for Cardiovascular Disease (IC3D) is a three-day program dedicated to cell-based therapies for cardiovascular repair and...

October 15, 2008 - Cardiogenesis Corp. sponsored an educational symposium entitled "New Horizons in Cardiac Regenerative Medicine: Advancements in Revascularization & Stem Cell Therapy,"...

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...