A Cure For Diabetes? Johnson & Johnson, ViaCyte Testing Possible Permanent FixIf it works as well in patients as it has in animals, it would amount to a cure, ending the need for frequent insulin injections and blood sugar testing.
Metro Detroit Boy A 'Living Miracle' After Stem Cell Treatment For Cerebral PalsyThanks to modern technology and medical breakthrough, a metro Detroit boy with cerebral palsy is experiencing a miracle.
New Study From CMU Could Help Minimize Cognitive Losses After StrokeGary 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.
Taubman Institute Appoints New Scholar, Emerging ScholarTwo 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.
Metro Detroit Boy Undergoes Groundbreaking FDA Stem Cell Trial For Cerebral PalsyIt'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.
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Researchers Restore Neuron Function In Brains Damaged By Huntington'sResearchers 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.
Beaumont: Patient's Stem Cells Show Promise In Treating Female IncontinenceFindings 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.
UM Part Of New Study Of Stem Cell Injections in Lou Gehrig's DiseaseThe 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.
With Stem Cells, Ailing Dog May Learn New TricksStem cells could help an old dog learn new tricks.
New Blockbuster Drugs Pitched At MichBio ExpoDrugs 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.
UM Researchers Create Reprogrammed Stem Cells For Disease StudiesThe University of Michigan's Consortium for Stem Cell Therapies has achieved another of its primary goals: reprogramming adult skin cells so they behave like embryonic stem cells.