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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...

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,...