July 30, 2018 – Fresenius Medical Care, the world’s largest provider of dialysis products and services, announced today that its subsidiary Unicyte AG has achieved a key preclinical milestone in its regenerative medicine program for chronic kidney disease. The company was able to confirm a disease modifying potential for its proprietary nano-Extracellular Vesicles (“nEVs” are stem cell-derived particles that support communication between cells) in a second preclinical model of chronic kidney disease. [Read more…]
August 16, 2018, Miami, FL — The American Association of Stem Cell Physicians (AAOSCP) concluded a highly successful annual summit held from August 10 – 12, 2018, in Miami, FL. Attended by a global audience, the event featured researchers from the University of Miami who presented the latest research on stem cell applications.
The spokesperson for American Association of Stem Cell Physicians, A.J. Farshchian, MD, stated: “The American Association of Stem Cell Physicians is solely committed to create an educational platform based on solid foundational research. Our goal is to enhance the quality of medical practice and the continued education of physicians. [Read more…]
July 2018, Santa Ana, Calif. — Irvine Scientific, an industry leader in the development and manufacture of cell culture media, announced the introduction of PRIME-XV® NK Cell CDM— the first commercially available chemically-defined (CDM), animal component-free (ACF) medium for the ex vivo expansion of NK cells. The advanced medium delivers natural killer (NK) cell expansion while preserving NK cell potency and functionality. [Read more…]
Dubai, UAE, July 2018 – Hamad Alyaarbi an eight-year-old Emirati boy who suffers from the debilitating condition Sickle Cell Anemia, has had his disease cured thanks to the use of stem cells from his younger brother, Abdullah, that were stored by CryoSave Arabia. At the beginning of 2017 Hamad’s parents had made the decision to use the cord blood stem cells from his younger brother, Abdullah, for a transplant to try and save his life. The transplant took place on 23rd June 2017, and almost a year later, Hamad is now completely cured and living a happy, healthy life, disease-free. [Read more…]
San Diego, CA, USA, July 18th, 2018 – Steminent Biotherapeutics Inc. (“Steminent” or “Company”) a private, clinical-stage cell-therapy company with offices in Taiwan, San Diego and Shanghai, is pleased to announce that the United States Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) has raised no objections to the Company’s Investigational New Drug (“IND”) application. This allows the Company to initiate its Phase II clinical trial for polyglutamine spinocerebellar ataxia (“PolyQ SCA”) to enroll patients at clinical sites in the United States. This is a key milestone for the Company’s international Stemchymal® SCA Phase II clinical trials program. [Read more…]