9 year old stem cell trial pioneer dies in Batten disease

This is exactly the type of clinical trial news that should be taken extremely carefully with all due respect and grief. A girl enrolled in a stem-cell trial for a fatal disease has died. In January, the nine-year-old received a brain transplant of neural stem cells derived from fetal tissue. She was one of six… Continue reading 9 year old stem cell trial pioneer dies in Batten disease

Volunteers needed for amniotic stem cell transplantation onto ocular surfaces!

Would you like to have some human amniotic stem cells transplanted into your eye? Well, regenerative medicine wants you to participate in a pioneer study! If you are 18 – 88 year old, female and you have corneal epithelial defects and ulcers that have persisted for 4 weeks or longer but otherwise you are healthy,… Continue reading Volunteers needed for amniotic stem cell transplantation onto ocular surfaces!