Stem Cell Therapies

3-D Printed Patch Can Help Mend a ‘Broken’ Heart

This photo shows the 3D-bioprinted cell patch in comparison to a mouse heart. When the patch was placed on a live mouse following a simulated heart attack, the researchers saw significant increase in functional capacity after just four weeks. Image courtesy of Patrick O’Leary, University of Minnesota.

News | Stem Cell Therapies | April 18, 2017

April 18, 2017 — A team of biomedical engineering researchers, led by the University of Minnesota, has created a...

Texas Heart Institute, ischemic heart failure, adult stem cell therapy, CONCERT-HF clinical trial
News | Stem Cell Therapies | February 03, 2017

February 3, 2017 — Physicians and researchers at Texas Heart Institute are recruiting patients who suffer from heart...

ischemic heart failure, stem cell therapy, MSCs, CSCs, Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation, MHIF study
News | Heart Failure | January 10, 2017

January 10, 2017 — Ischemic heart...

News | Stem Cell Therapies | January 09, 2017

January 9, 2017 — BioCardia Inc. announced in December the issuance of United States Patent No. 9,517,199 relating...

News | Stem Cell Therapies | January 03, 2017

January 3, 2017 — BioCardia Inc. announced in December the initiation of the CardiAMP Heart Failure pivotal trial, a...

University of Houston, heart muscle cell regeneration, microRNAs, Yu Liu

A team of developmental biologists at the University of Houston have uncovered new regulators of heart formation that are easier to deliver into human bodies, and thus have a shorter path to clinical use. Image courtesy of Yu Liu.

News | Stem Cell Therapies | August 11, 2016

August 11, 2016 — Cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of death in the United States. With one in every...

UAB, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Jianyi Jay Zhang, custom-engineered heart tissue
News | Stem Cell Therapies | June 28, 2016

June 24, 2016 — The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) announced the launch of new research by Jianyi “Jay”...

News | Stem Cell Therapies | May 26, 2016

May 26, 2016 — Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc. announced the acquisition of economic rights to multiple programs owned...

News | Stem Cell Therapies | May 16, 2016

May 16,  2016 — Patients treated with processed autologous adipose-derived regenerative cells (ADRCs) injected into...

News | Heart Failure | April 15, 2016

April 15, 2016 — An investigational stem cell therapy derived from patients’ own blood marrow significantly improved...

ixCELL-DCM trial, stem cell therapy, heart failure, ACC 2016, Amit Patel

Three-dimensional electrochemical mapping was used to target ixmyelocel-T cell therapy to damaged areas of hearts in patients with end-stage heart failure. Image courtesy of Matthew Brobeck.

News | Stem Cell Therapies | April 06, 2016

April 6, 2016 — End-stage heart failure...

cardiac progenitor cells, UW-Madison study, mouse fibroblasts

Induced cardiac progenitor cells (iCPCs) injected into hearts of mice with experimentally induced heart attacks generate new heart muscle. Newly developed heart muscle cells are shown by overlapping red (heart muscle protein) and green (iCPC protein) labeling, and cell nuclei are shown in blue. Image courtesy of Pratik Lalit.

News | Stem Cell Therapies | February 16, 2016

February 16, 2016 — By genetically reprogramming the most common type of cell in mammalian connective tissue,...

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