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Stem cells

New study offers hope for recovered motor function in patients with...

  Researchers report the successful use of a novel therapeutic strategy to enhance forelimb recovery in mice with chronically injured spinal cords. The findings were...
Stem cells

Stem cell therapy: Myth or panacea?

The ability of stem cells to differentiate into a plethora of distinct adult cells has led to great excitement in both scientific literature and...

Vikas Kapoor: Innovations in radiofrequency ablation and cell biology for the...

At NSpine 2017, Vikas Kapoor (Stockport, UK) talked to Spinal News International about treatment options for facet joint pain. He discusses the potential benefits...

Autologous stem cell injections for degenerated discs well-tolerated in dogs

Slipped discs are the most common reason for attending a doctor’s appointment in Switzerland. Whilst surgery can address the pain associated with herniation, the...

3D stem cell-generated skin treats congenital spinal defect in rodents

In a preclinical study published in Stem Cell Reports, researchers developed a stem cell-based therapy for generating skin grafts to cover myelomeningocele defects—severe congenital...

First-in-human stem cell clinical trial for spinal injury expands

A first-in-human trial has been expanded to add four more qualifying participants with chronic cervical injuries involving C5-C7 vertebrae. Launched in 2014 with the...

Early data demonstrate motor function improvement for spinal cord stem cell...

A new therapy to treat spinal cord injuries in people who have lost all motor and sensory function below the injury site has shown...

First injection of AST-OPC1 stem cells for spinal cord injury takes...

A team of doctors from Keck Medical Center of the University of Sourthern California (Los Angeles, USA) have become the first in the US state...