Navigation Links
Emory Study Tests Bone Marrow Stem Cells to Improve Circulation in Legs

tor cells (EPCs), which is the type of cell needed to make new blood vessels and to repair damaged ones. Patients in the clinical trial will be given an injection of either a growth factor called GM-CSF (granulocyte-macrophage colony stimulating factor) or placebo (sterile salt water) three times a week for two weeks. The level of EPCs in the volunteers' blood will be measured before, during and after administration of the drug or placebo. The study is randomized and blinded, which means that volunteers will not know whether they are receiving the study drug or the placebo. The goal of the study is to determine if and how much GM-CSF will increase the number of circulating EPCs in patients with peripheral vascular disease. Another goal is to find out whether or not increasing the number of circulating EPCs results in improved blood flow to the leg, improved blood vessel function and improvement of patients' symptoms. Currently, GM-CSF is approved by the FDA for several uses, including in cancer patients to increase the number of white blood cells to fight infection after chemotherapy; in healthy individuals serving as bone marrow donors to stimulate the bone marrow to release stem cells; and in patients who have had a bone marrow transplant to increase the number of white blood cells. It is still considered experimental, however, for use to increase the level of EPCs in patients with peripheral vascular disease. The investigators are seeking patients in whom prior treatments, including surgery or angioplasty, have been unsuccessful, or patients for whom those treatments are not options. To find out more about the study and eligibility, call 404-712-0170.
'"/>

Source:Woodruff Health Sciences Center


Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Emory Eye Center Implants Its First Retinal Chips In Patients With Retinitis Pigmentosa
2. Novel Asthma Study Shows Multiple Genetic Input Required; Single-gene Solution Shot Down
3. UCLA Study Shows One-Third of Drug Ads in Medical Journals Do Not Contain References Supporting Medical Claims
4. Study Demonstrates Gene Expression Microarrays are Comparable and Reproducible
5. Study Links Ebola Outbreaks To Animal Carcasses
6. Breakthrough Microarray-based Technology for the Study of Cancer
7. NYU Study Reveals How Brains Immune System Fights Viral Encephalitis
8. Study finds more than one-third of human genome regulated by RNA
9. Leukemia Drug Breakthrough Study In New England Journal Of Medicine
10. Study identifies predictors of HIV drug resistance in patients beginning triple therapy
11. New Study from Affymetrix Laboratories Points to Changing View of How Genome Works
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Emory Study Tests Bone Marrow Stem Cells Improve Circulation Legs

(Date:8/25/2015)... LAKE CITY and BELLEVUE, Wash. ... global leader in advanced robotic systems, announced today it ... robotic unmanned ground vehicle (UGV), at the National Tactical ... City.  The Guardian S is the ... the culmination of years of research and in-field trials ...
(Date:8/20/2015)... Calif. , Aug. 20, 2015   ... focused on improving the user experience and security ... vision technologies, today announced that its TrulySecure™ ... biometric authentication software to be FIDO Certified™. ... TrulySecure for compliance with the FIDO UAF (Universal ...
(Date:8/18/2015)... Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/9dmm6l/global_biometric ) ... Biometric Authentication & Identification Market: Focus On Modality, ... report to their offering. ... is expected to grow at an estimated CAGR ... over $25 billion (approximately) by 2020 as per ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Sarcos to Debut First-of-its-Kind Snake Robot 2Sarcos to Debut First-of-its-Kind Snake Robot 3TrulySecure From Sensory Becomes First Face and Voice Biometrics Technology to be FIDO UAF Certified 2TrulySecure From Sensory Becomes First Face and Voice Biometrics Technology to be FIDO UAF Certified 3TrulySecure From Sensory Becomes First Face and Voice Biometrics Technology to be FIDO UAF Certified 4TrulySecure From Sensory Becomes First Face and Voice Biometrics Technology to be FIDO UAF Certified 5Global Biometric Authentication & Identification Market 2015: Focus On Modality, Motility & Application - Estimation & Forecasts to 2020 for the $25 Billion Industry 2
... of biochemistry and molecular biology at Penn State University, in ... the Nara Institute of Science and Technology in Japan, has ... that acts to prevent it from breeding with itself or ... individuals. In much the same way that human inbreeding sometimes ...
... is available in French . , Which are the ... are the secrets pigs keep from even the most skilled ... new technique that has been developed by McGill University researchers in ... giving industry workers better tools to do their job," explained Dr. ...
... A study funded by the Motor Neurone Disease (MND) Association, ... a common signature of nerve damage in the brains of ... published in the prestigious journal Neurology (2 November 2010). These ... Oxford Study for Biomarkers in MND/ALS (BioMOx). MND research ...
Cached Biology News:To prevent inbreeding, flowering plants have evolved multiple genes, research reveals 2To prevent inbreeding, flowering plants have evolved multiple genes, research reveals 3To prevent inbreeding, flowering plants have evolved multiple genes, research reveals 4Motor Neurone Disease Association study identifies MND biomarker 2
(Date:8/27/2015)... Poway, CA (PRWEB) , ... August 27, 2015 ... ... a unique opportunity for venture capital funds, investment firms and animal health companies ... the Forum have raised $160 million. Several have also received licensing agreements or ...
(Date:8/27/2015)... Aug. 27, 2015 The National Necrotizing ... eyes—and life—were saved by doctors at Vanderbilt University Hospital ... NNFF, NovaBay Pharmaceuticals and Dr. John Crew , ... at Seton Medical Center in Daly City, ... a breakthrough approach, pioneered by Dr. Crew, that had ...
(Date:8/27/2015)... 27, 2015 GlassesOff (OTCBB: GLSO), a ... in the human vision system, announced today a partnership with ... Chris Paul to develop a new mobile app ... improve their real-life on-court performance. Vision is the ... is shooting a ball or blocking a pass. The critical ...
(Date:8/27/2015)... ... August 27, 2015 , ... ... recently presented new data on the relationship of genetics and hypertension at the ... on Heart Disease in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The event, which boasts an ...
Breaking Biology Technology:VetStem Biopharma, Inc. Among Seventeen Companies Selected to Present at the KC Animal Health Investment Forum on September 1st 2015 2VetStem Biopharma, Inc. Among Seventeen Companies Selected to Present at the KC Animal Health Investment Forum on September 1st 2015 3Patient's Life and Eyes Saved from Gruesome Flesh-Eating Infection Consuming Her Face 2Patient's Life and Eyes Saved from Gruesome Flesh-Eating Infection Consuming Her Face 3Eight-Time All-Star Chris Paul and GlassesOff Partner to Develop Innovative Mobile App Designed to Improve On-Court Performance 2Eight-Time All-Star Chris Paul and GlassesOff Partner to Develop Innovative Mobile App Designed to Improve On-Court Performance 3Proove Biosciences Presents Ground-Breaking Data on Genetics and Heart Disease at 20th World Congress on Heart Disease 2Proove Biosciences Presents Ground-Breaking Data on Genetics and Heart Disease at 20th World Congress on Heart Disease 3
... Significant Environmental Benefits on His Farm , ... St. ... genetically modified (GM) herbicide-tolerant canola crops in the mid-1990s. Today, ... of the canola hectares nationwide to GM canola., , , , ...
... First African Nation Plans to Phase in Routine ... Disease for Infants and Young Children -, ... of Wyeth (NYSE: WYE ), today announced ... pneumococcal,disease with PREVENAR(R) (Pneumococcal Saccharide Conjugated Vaccine,Adsorbed), a ...
... 15 Kinex Pharmaceuticals announced,that David Hsia, Ph.D. ... Dr. Hsia is a pharmaceutical veteran. He ... company listed in New York Stock,Exchange (ticker: WPI). ... Watson Pharmaceuticals before his retirement. He has been,involved ...
Cached Biology Technology:Genetically Modified Canola Plantings Reach 90 Percent in Canada 2Genetically Modified Canola Plantings Reach 90 Percent in Canada 3South Africa Begins Introduction of PREVENAR into Childhood Immunization Program 2South Africa Begins Introduction of PREVENAR into Childhood Immunization Program 3South Africa Begins Introduction of PREVENAR into Childhood Immunization Program 4
This free-standing laminar flow hood provides a horizontal flow of HEPA-filtered air to create a clean processing area. Air return slots along the front and side edges of the work area enhance system...
... B3 series of microscopes offer all of ... for laboratory work. Equipped with Koehler illumination, ... (ASC) objectives. The B3 is the workhorse ... binocular tube eliminates the need for re-focusing ...
... performance agitation and temperature control for microbiology ... wells independently and is suitable for DASGIP ... working volume. Its temperature ranges from approximately ... well is equipped with an individual electrical ...
RORgamma (S-14)...
Biology Products: