Navigation Links
Beike Biotechnology CSO Speaks on Role of Stem Cells in Treating Diabetic Foot Disease at IPA Diabetic Foot Care Conference, India
Date:12/3/2009

NEW DELHI, India, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Dr. Susan Jiang, M.D., Ph.D., Chief Science Officer at Shenzhen Beike Biotechnology Co. Ltd. (http://www.beikebiotech.com ), spoke at a conference on High-Risk Diabetic Foot Care in New Delhi, India, November 22, 2009. Beike is China's leading stem cell research and regenerative medicine company.

The conference, organized by the Indian Podiatry Association (IPA), aimed to help podiatrists and researchers with an interest in foot disease to "update, interact, modernize and catch up with the advancing pace of scientific development in the field of podiatry." Dr. Jiang's talk, titled "Umbilical Cord Mesenchymal Stem Cell and Clinical Application Prospects in Diabetic Foot Disease," outlined the promise of stem cells in the healing of diabetic wounds and diabetic foot pathology.

"I am excited to have had this opportunity to discuss the role that stem cell therapy can play in healing diabetic wounds and related foot conditions," said Dr. Susan Jiang, speaking after the Conference. "India is one of the first countries to put forth clear and practical guidelines on the clinical use of stem cells. It has also been at the forefront in embracing this new technology, and utilizing its potential clinical applications. Together with leading clinicians in the field, Beike India is preparing a clinical trial of stem cell treatment in diabetic foot disease. Our pilot studies in China suggest that stem cell treatment will become a very practical and effective clinical intervention. We are happy to share our observations from our stem cell therapy studies with the Indian clinical community."

Dr. Jiang's presentation highlighted the results and techniques used in Beike's Diabetic Foot clinical study performed in China. In December 2008, Beike completed a prospective clinical study scientifically testing the therapeutic value that autologous mononuclear stem cell therapy holds for diabetic lower-limb ischemia. In this 12 month follow-up study, of the 324 subjects who received stem cell therapy, 283 (87.3%) showed significant improvements indicated by clinical indicator tests performed 3 times over the treatment period. The mechanism for these improvements requires more scientific inquiry before it is fully understood, however, Dr. Jiang discussed how the study's data supported the angiogenesis hypothesis, which states that locally injected stem cells can enhance the growth of new blood vessels in poorly vascularized areas. The study collected angiographic, skin temperature, blood oxygen and other data to record the effects of possible angiogenesis. Dr. Jiang's presentation was well received by the doctors and specialists in attendance, some expressing interest in future stem cell therapy collaborations using Beike stem cell technology and protocols.

The conference's scientific sessions, like Dr. Jiang's, helped participants to further their understanding of clinical care for patients with diabetes and encouraged networking between the physicians and other foot care professionals in attendance. It also acted as a resource for participants to obtain up-to-date information on theory and management of diabetic foot disorders while serving to increase awareness of recent diabetic foot disorder research. The meeting emphasized the importance of incorporating effective treatment strategies for limb preservation based on available technologies and the need for a multidisciplinary team approach.

About IPA

The Indian Podiatry Association (http://www.ipafootcare.com ) is a non-profit organization founded on 1st April, 2009 in New Delhi , India. Its purpose and objective is to disseminate and impart knowledge, and promote awareness of diabetic and non-diabetic foot care, cure and prevention. It also aims to provide scientific information on current podiatry research.

About Beike Biotechnology Company Limited

Beike Biotechnology (http://www.beikebiotech.com ) is China's leading biotechnology company. Its scientists have been focused on the development and commercialization of adult stem cell therapies since 1999. The company currently produces a full line of stem cell products from umbilical cord, cord blood, and bone marrow stem cells. Beike's unique processing technologies prepare the cells for use in treating a variety of serious medical conditions including ataxia, brain injury, cerebral palsy, diabetic foot disease, lower limb ischemia, multiple sclerosis, muscular dystrophy, spinal cord injury, and optic nerve pathologies.

    For more information, please contact:

     T. Gutmann
     Shenzhen Beike Biotechnology Company, Ltd.
     Shenzhen Hi-Tech Industrial Park
     Tel:   +86-755-8630-9200
     Email: info@beikebiotech.com
     Web:   http://www.beikebiotech.com

SOURCE Beike Biotech Company Limited


'/>"/>
SOURCE Beike Biotech Company Limited
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. Stem Cell Leader Beike Biotech and Chinas Tsinghua University Receive US$4 Million for Stem Cell Reprogramming Laboratory
2. Former Manchester City Lord Mayor Has Hope Restored at New Beike Stem Cell Facility
3. Beike Biotech Opens Comprehensive Stem Cell Storage and Processing Facility in China
4. Stem Cell Leader Beike Signs 8 New Cooperation Agreements, Establishes Safety Monitoring Boards
5. Beike Biotech Adds International Executives to Strengthen Current Technologies and Develop Future Pipeline
6. Spherix Shareholders Support Companys Focus on Naturlose, Biotechnology
7. New White Paper Details Strategies for Biotechnology Companies to Improve EH&S Compliance
8. Thomson Scientific to Host Pharmaceutical Vision - A Users Conference for Information, Regulatory Affairs, Competitive Intelligence and Biotechnology Professionals
9. Lixte Biotechnology Holdings, Inc. Announces the Initial Trading of Its Common Stock Under the Symbol: LIXT
10. Luminex Corporation to Present at Biotechnology Industry Organization Investor Forum
11. An Uncommon Eye: Photography Exhibit by Biotechnology Executive at BHCC Gallery
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/10/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... October 10, 2017 , ... ... Science Center’s FirstHand program has won a US2020 STEM Mentoring Award. Representatives of ... award for Excellence in Volunteer Experience from US2020. , US2020’s mission is to ...
(Date:10/10/2017)... ... 2017 , ... The Pittcon Program Committee is pleased to ... who have made outstanding contributions to analytical chemistry and applied spectroscopy. Each award ... conference and exposition for laboratory science, which will be held February 26-March 1, ...
(Date:10/9/2017)... ... October 09, 2017 , ... ... 5, 2017, in the medical journal, Epilepsia, Brain Sentinel’s SPEAC® System which ... video EEG, in detecting generalized tonic-clonic seizures (GTCS) using surface electromyography (sEMG). ...
(Date:10/6/2017)... ... October 06, 2017 , ... On Tuesday, October 24th, ABC² ... the first-ever adaptive clinical trial for glioblastoma (GBM). The featured speaker will be ... and open to the public, but registration is required. , WHAT: ABC² ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:3/30/2017)... -- On April 6-7, 2017, Sequencing.com will host the world,s ... at Microsoft,s headquarters in Redmond, Washington ... health and wellness apps that provide a unique, personalized ... is the first hackathon for personal genomics and the ... the genomics, tech and health industries are sending teams ...
(Date:3/29/2017)... CHICAGO , March 29, 2017  higi, the ... ecosystem in North America , today ... Partners and the acquisition of EveryMove. The new investment ... extensive set of tools to transform population health activities ... and lifestyle data. higi collects and secures ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... , March 24, 2017 The Controller General ... Controller Mr. Abdulla Algeen have received the prestigious international IAIR ... Continue Reading ... ... picture) and Deputy Controller Abdulla Algeen (small picture on the right) have ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):