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Metro Detroit Boy A ‘Living Miracle’ After Stem Cell Treatment For Cerebral Palsy

Thanks to modern technology and medical breakthrough, a metro Detroit boy with cerebral palsy is experiencing a miracle.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/25/2013

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New Study From CMU Could Help Minimize Cognitive Losses After Stroke

Gary Dunbar, director of the neuroscience program at Central Michigan University, believes his research team may have taken a step in the right direction toward promotING the recovery of the brain after damage caused by stroke, traumatic brain injury, and neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson’s, Huntington’s and Alzheimer’s.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/25/2013

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Taubman Institute Appoints New Scholar, Emerging Scholar

Two University of Michigan clinician-scientists will receive three-year grants to pursue translational medical research aimed at helping patients with life-altering neurological disorders, the A. Alfred Taubman Medical Research Institute announced.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/28/2013

Christopher, Drew and Maureen Kijek (credit: Kathryn Larson/WWJ)

Metro Detroit Boy Undergoes Groundbreaking FDA Stem Cell Trial For Cerebral Palsy

It’s a ground breaking new FDA trial. And a Metro Detroit boy is one of the first children in the world to participate in the procedure to treat his cerebral palsy with the use of cord blood stem cells.

03/08/2013

Event Notices From February 14

The latest event and meeting notices from Michigan’s technology-focused companies, institutions and groups

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/14/2013

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Researchers Restore Neuron Function In Brains Damaged By Huntington’s

Researchers from South Korea, Sweden, and the United States have collaborated on a project to restore neuron function to parts of the brain damaged by Huntington’s disease by successfully transplanting HD-induced pluripotent stem cells into animal models.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/29/2012

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Beaumont: Patient’s Stem Cells Show Promise In Treating Female Incontinence

Findings from a multi-center trial led by researchers at Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak may give urologists another minimally invasive treatment option for women with stress urinary incontinence.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/22/2012

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UM Part Of New Study Of Stem Cell Injections in Lou Gehrig’s Disease

The first published results from an early-stage clinical trial show that spinal cord stem cells can be delivered safely into the spines of patients with the condition commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, opening the door for further research on this innovative approach.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/10/2012

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With Stem Cells, Ailing Dog May Learn New Tricks

Stem cells could help an old dog learn new tricks.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/14/2011

A presentation at the Fifth Annual Emerging Biosciences Showcase, part of the MichBio Expo

New Blockbuster Drugs Pitched At MichBio Expo

Drugs that could bring health to tens of thousands of kidney patients, cure osteoporosis and advance the battle against cancer were featured Wednesday on the second day of MichBio Expo, the annual meeting of the state’s biosciences business community.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/02/2011

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