Navigation Links
NYSCF scientists one step closer to cell therapy for multiple sclerosis patients
Date:7/24/2014

eveloping remyelinating strategies and the study of patient-specific cells may shed light on intrinsic pathogenic mechanisms that lead to progressive MS". said Dr. Valentina Fossati, NYSCF Helmsley Investigator and senior author on the paper.

In multiple sclerosis, the protective covering of axons, called myelin, becomes damaged and lost. In this study, the scientists not only improved the protocol for making the myelin-forming cells but they showed that the oligodendrocytes derived from the skin of primary progressive patients are functional, and therefore able to form their own myelin when put into a mouse model. This is an initial step towards developing future autologous cell transplantation therapies in multiple sclerosis patients

This important advance opens up critical new avenues of research to study multiple sclerosis and other diseases. Oligodendrocytes are implicated in many different disorders, therefore this research not only moves multiple sclerosis research forward, it allows NYSCF and other scientists the ability to study all demyelinating and central nervous system disorders.

Multiple sclerosis is a chronic, inflammatory, demyelinating disease of the central nervous system, distinguished by recurrent episodes of demyelination and the consequent neurological symptoms. Primary progressive multiple sclerosis is the most severe form of multiple sclerosis, characterized by a steady neurological decline from the onset of the disease. Currently, there are no effective treatments or cures for primary progressive multiple sclerosis and treatments relies merely on symptom management.


'/>"/>

Contact: David McKeon
dmckeon@nyscf.org
212-365-7440
New York Stem Cell Foundation
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. NYSCF scientists 1 step closer to cell therapy for multiple sclerosis patients
2. NYSCF partners with Beyond Batten Disease Foundation to fight juvenile Batten disease
3. NYSCF and eagle-i Network co-develop iPS cell database
4. NYSCF and NIH create cell models of rare and undiagnosed diseases
5. NYSCF scientists develop new protocol to ready induced pluripotent stem cell clinical application
6. NYSCF scientists develop 3-D stem cell culture technique to better understand Alzheimers disease
7. NUS scientists use low cost technique to improve properties and functions of nanomaterials
8. Mount Sinai scientists and international team shed new light on schizophrenia
9. Scientists successfully generate human platelets using next-generation bioreactor
10. Scientists map one of most important proteins in life -- and cancer
11. Speedy computation enables scientists to reconstruct an animals development cell by cell
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/2/2015)... YORK , Sept. 2, 2015 About ... concern for enterprises, banks, government organizations, telecommunication and hospitals ... assets. Keys, identity badges, and numeric keypads are used ... the structure of palm and fingers of an individual, ... Hand geometry scanners with infrared light and reflectors can ...
(Date:9/2/2015)... , Sept. 2, 2015 Security ... concern for enterprises, banks, government organizations, telecommunications, hospitals, ... numeric keypads were previously being used to prevent ... of two-factor authentication, wherein individuals could gain access ... different components, such as hardware devices and numeric ...
(Date:9/2/2015)... 2, 2015 Biometric ... in a system which uses identical human characteristic ... vein, DNA and finger print. Increasing number of ... such system which provides high level of security. ... and tokens are vulnerable to attacks. Furthermore, Biometric ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Global Hand Geometry Biometrics Market 2015-2019 2Global Hand Geometry Biometrics Market 2015-2019 3Global Biometrics Spending Market in the Government Sector 2015-2019 2Global Biometrics Spending Market in the Government Sector 2015-2019 3Biometrics Technology Market is Expected to Reach $13.8 Billion by 2015: Hexa Research Inc. 2Biometrics Technology Market is Expected to Reach $13.8 Billion by 2015: Hexa Research Inc. 3Biometrics Technology Market is Expected to Reach $13.8 Billion by 2015: Hexa Research Inc. 4
... fish populations leaving them in danger of total collapse, ... measures in place to control fish stocks may not ... research, which is published in today's Nature, involved compiling ... non-exploited fish off the California coast. The research team ...
... Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine ... of fish and mammals in the form of a primitive ... system. Their studies link the evolution of the adaptive ... fight infection, to the more primitive innate immunity in fish, ...
... Institut Pasteur has recently shown that the tuberculosis bacillus ... cells. This formidable pathogen is protected against even the ... may remain dormant for years. This discovery, published in ... fighting tuberculosis. Attempts to eradicate the bacillus entirely from ...
Cached Biology News:Commercial fishing causes dangerous fluctuations in fish populations 2'Killer' B cells demonstrate evolutionary link between fish and mammal immune systems 2'Killer' B cells demonstrate evolutionary link between fish and mammal immune systems 3Tuberculosis: The bacillus takes refuge in adipose cells 2
(Date:9/2/2015)... , Sept. 2, 2015  Neurotech Pharmaceuticals, Inc., ... in the multicenter Phase 2 clinical trial of ... treatment of recurrent subfoveal choroidal neovascularization secondary to ... a unique vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) receptor ... "This landmark proof-of-concept study will evaluate ...
(Date:9/2/2015)... Calif. , Sept. 2, 2015 Veracyte, ... Bonnie H. Anderson , president and chief executive officer, ... on Wednesday, September 16, 2015 at 10:30 a.m. ET ... The live audio webcast and subsequent replay ... The webcast will be available shortly after conclusion of ...
(Date:9/2/2015)... , September 2, 2015 ... des Wettbewerbs BeHEARD von 2015 bekanntgeben zu können. ... Rare Genomics Institute. Biovista unterstützt mit ... für die Behandlung anderer Krankheiten als denen, für ... Laffoon und sein Team bei der Wylder ...
(Date:9/2/2015)... ... September 02, 2015 , ... ... efficiency of their entire waste to energy process and continue to contribute to ... Major Upgrade , Temarry’s Waste to Energy process has been operating at their ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Neurotech Announces First Patient Enrolled in Novel Anti-VEGF Encapsulated Cell Therapy Study 2Neurotech Announces First Patient Enrolled in Novel Anti-VEGF Encapsulated Cell Therapy Study 3Neurotech Announces First Patient Enrolled in Novel Anti-VEGF Encapsulated Cell Therapy Study 4Veracyte to Present at Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference 2Biovista sponsert die Forschung von Wylder Nation Foundation zum Thema Mangel an saurer Sphingomyelinase 2Temarry Recycling’s New $100,000 Waste to Energy Renovation 2
... (Nasdaq: AMGN ) today announced that results ... trials evaluating Vectibix® (panitumumab) in combination with chemotherapy (FOLFOX ... metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC), respectively, were published online in ... "Both studies demonstrated that Vectibix administered with chemotherapy ...
... 4 Reportlinker.com announces that a new market ... Global Soft Tissue Allografts Industry ... report analyzes the worldwide markets for Soft Tissue ... Cartilage Allografts, Meniscus Allografts, and Tendon Allografts. The ...
... Inc., the U.S.-based group company of Shionogi & ... Drug Administration approval of the non-stimulant medication KAPVAY™ ... for the treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder ... KAPVAY™ is the only formulation of clonidine hydrochloride ...
Cached Biology Technology:Two Pivotal Vectibix® Phase 3 Studies in First and Second-Line Treatment of Metastatic Colorectal Cancer Published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology 2Two Pivotal Vectibix® Phase 3 Studies in First and Second-Line Treatment of Metastatic Colorectal Cancer Published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology 3Two Pivotal Vectibix® Phase 3 Studies in First and Second-Line Treatment of Metastatic Colorectal Cancer Published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology 4Two Pivotal Vectibix® Phase 3 Studies in First and Second-Line Treatment of Metastatic Colorectal Cancer Published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology 5Two Pivotal Vectibix® Phase 3 Studies in First and Second-Line Treatment of Metastatic Colorectal Cancer Published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology 6Two Pivotal Vectibix® Phase 3 Studies in First and Second-Line Treatment of Metastatic Colorectal Cancer Published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology 7Two Pivotal Vectibix® Phase 3 Studies in First and Second-Line Treatment of Metastatic Colorectal Cancer Published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology 8Two Pivotal Vectibix® Phase 3 Studies in First and Second-Line Treatment of Metastatic Colorectal Cancer Published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology 9Two Pivotal Vectibix® Phase 3 Studies in First and Second-Line Treatment of Metastatic Colorectal Cancer Published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology 10Two Pivotal Vectibix® Phase 3 Studies in First and Second-Line Treatment of Metastatic Colorectal Cancer Published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology 11Reportlinker Adds Global Soft Tissue Allografts Industry 2Reportlinker Adds Global Soft Tissue Allografts Industry 3Reportlinker Adds Global Soft Tissue Allografts Industry 4Reportlinker Adds Global Soft Tissue Allografts Industry 5Reportlinker Adds Global Soft Tissue Allografts Industry 6Reportlinker Adds Global Soft Tissue Allografts Industry 7Reportlinker Adds Global Soft Tissue Allografts Industry 8Reportlinker Adds Global Soft Tissue Allografts Industry 9Reportlinker Adds Global Soft Tissue Allografts Industry 10Reportlinker Adds Global Soft Tissue Allografts Industry 11Shionogi Announces FDA Approval of KAPVAY™ - The First and Only Therapy Approved for Use with Stimulant Medication for the Treatment of ADHD 2Shionogi Announces FDA Approval of KAPVAY™ - The First and Only Therapy Approved for Use with Stimulant Medication for the Treatment of ADHD 3Shionogi Announces FDA Approval of KAPVAY™ - The First and Only Therapy Approved for Use with Stimulant Medication for the Treatment of ADHD 4Shionogi Announces FDA Approval of KAPVAY™ - The First and Only Therapy Approved for Use with Stimulant Medication for the Treatment of ADHD 5Shionogi Announces FDA Approval of KAPVAY™ - The First and Only Therapy Approved for Use with Stimulant Medication for the Treatment of ADHD 6
MOUSE ANTI BOVINE WC1:FITC Immunogen: Bovine lymphocytes...
B.D. Hames and D.M. Glover (1996) • This issue covers T-Cell antigen receptor genes; T-Lymphocyte signal transduction; B-Cell activation antibody engineering and the complement system and other ...
...
... DALTsix Gradient Maker, 1. Modular system ... 2-D electrophoresis.Run up to six lab-cast ... cm) simultaneously.Use with 18- or 24-cm ... pre-assembled hinged gel cassettes.Innovative design simplifies ...
Biology Products: