Navigation Links
New Stem Cell Growth Strategy Could Yield Better Way to Treat Brain Lesions
Date:5/16/2013

Durham, NC (PRWEB) May 16, 2013

Researchers have found a new way to increase the survival of stem cells injected into the brain. The discovery might one day prove useful in developing new treatments for neurological disorders — especially brain lesions, which among other things can provoke seizures and indicate multiple sclerosis or certain forms of cancer.

The study was performed by Sushma Chaubey, Ph.D., and John H. Wolfe, V.M.D., Ph.D., of the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia’s Research Institute and the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. It appears in the current issue of STEM CELLS Translational Medicine.

Many medical experts have long believed that neural stem cells (NSCs) have great potential for treating neurological diseases. However, the problem is that just a small number of NSCs can be transplanted into the brain, yielding relatively low levels of new cell growth and, thus, a limited effect. “We wanted to investigate whether using a specific population of neural cells would help increase the number of mature brain cells that the stem cell graft yields,” Dr. Wolfe explained.

The team began by harvesting NSCs from the brains of baby mice and used a process known as fluorescence activated cell sorting to identify cells with markers for CD15, a type of carbohydrate found on a cell’s surface that plays an important role in cell migration, adhesion and in the growth factor signaling involved in cell maintenance and differentiation.

Cells sorting allowed the scientists to achieve a population of cells in which 98 percent were CD15-positive. This process resulted in six times more CD15-positive cells than when cell sorting is not used. These cells were then differentiated in the lab into neurons, astrocytes and oligodendrocytes, which are types of cells found in the central nervous system (the brain and spinal cord). The team next tested both sorted and non-sorte
'/>"/>

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Demand for Dental Care Drives Growth in the Dental Orthodontic Supplies Market, According to New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc.
2. Global Critical Care Market Will Reach $3.2 Billion in 2019 - Growth from Factor Concentrates, New Indications and Increasing Demand for Albumin in Asia-Pacific
3. Provillus Breakthrough Hair Regrowth Formula Works in a More Gender-Specific Manner
4. Bacteria in Babys Belly May Influence Growth, Study Says
5. Medical Device Companies Eke Out Growth In Tough Market, Finds Latest Kalorama Report
6. New SMB Cloud Market in the APAC Region 2012-2016 - SMB Cloud Industry Share, Size, Trends, Analysis, Growth And Forecast Report To 2016
7. SmartSearch Marketing, a B2B Search Marketing Agency, Adds Content Strategy Manager to Serve Rapid Client Growth
8. Time to tumor growth helps predict survival benefit of Bevacizumab for patients with metastatic colorectal cancer
9. Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API) Market in Europe Will Reach $38,255.67 Million By 2017- Pricing and Reimbursement Initiatives Supporting Generic Drug Growth
10. It Works! Global Named Top Company for Growth and Momentum
11. New HGH.com Web Site - Purchasing Human Growth Hormone and Bodybuilding Supplements Just Got Easier
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/1/2014)... Philadelphia, PA, October 1, 2014 Patients with ... treatment, have a greatly increased risk of depression. ... therapy for chronic hepatitis C virus infection causes ... Omega-3 fatty acids, more commonly known as fish ... including lowering the risk of heart disease and ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... encourages people to keep their "eyes on the prize" ... When walking, staying focused on a specific target ahead ... help people walk there faster, psychology researchers have found. ... looking around the environment naturally, offers a new strategy ... less interested in exercise if physical activity seems daunting, ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... 01, 2014 Marriagelifeinsurance.com has released ... insurance for retired couples. , Senior citizens can ... security for their loved ones. A joint policy is ... persons pass away. , Life insurance can be ... insurance can even be purchased online, as the application ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... 01, 2014 Bedros Keuilian is not ... Camp fitness boot camps, he’s also considered the leading ... with sold out business summits, a line of high-demand ... to a recent Spike TV reality show to his ... is the time for personal trainers and fitness business ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... (PRWEB) October 01, 2014 First Warning ... abnormal circadian cellular changes throughout the body, announced the ... to better address the company’s breadth of upcoming product ... breast cancer screening technology. , “Our initial focus will ... system which detects abnormal circadian cellular changes over time,” ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Omega-3 fatty acids may prevent some forms of depression 2Health News:Keeping your eyes on the prize can help with exercise, NYU study finds 2Health News:Keeping your eyes on the prize can help with exercise, NYU study finds 3Health News:Elderly Life Insurance - Find Life Insurance for Retired Couples! 2Health News:Bedros Keuilian Shares Tips on Selling Personal Training for the Holidays 2Health News:Bedros Keuilian Shares Tips on Selling Personal Training for the Holidays 3Health News:First Warning Systems Changes Name to Cyrcadia Health to Better Reflect Core Competency and Goals of Company 2Health News:First Warning Systems Changes Name to Cyrcadia Health to Better Reflect Core Competency and Goals of Company 3Health News:First Warning Systems Changes Name to Cyrcadia Health to Better Reflect Core Competency and Goals of Company 4
... MTBC also launches the PDA version of its ... MTBC, the unique revenue cycle,and practice management ... for patients with United Healthcare insurance.,MTBC believes it ... this,breakthrough with any insurer., RTA provides an ...
... very nature, skin of color is,considered sensitive skin by ... of skin problems. Acne and rosacea,can be especially problematic ... skin irritation in these patients can cause pigmentation,problems that ... skin., At the American Academy of Dermatology,s Summer ...
... Cord Blood, DETROIT, July 30 The Barbara ... multi-year grant,from the J.P. McCarthy Fund of the Community ... Stem Cell Bank. The grant, which,will be given in ... area and expand the capacity to help people in ...
... someday replace the invasive, uncomfortable endoscope now used ... esophagus. , Steven J. Ackerman of University of ... Glenn T. Furuta, his colleague at the University ... for an all-fronts attack on eosinophilic esophagitis, an ...
... Ltd. (Amex: CPD ) announced today, that ... behalf of Sun Pharmaceutical,Industries Ltd. (Sun Pharma). Sun ... Drug Administration (FDA) for its Abbreviated New Drug,Application ... Divalproex sodium delayed release tablets are indicated as ...
... FOX, ABC, NBC ... and CBS, ... the adventures of parenting, announced that "Viva la,Familia! de Todobebe" (Hooray for ... Friday night July 25th in Prime,Time delivering 3.3 million viewers 2+ and ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:MTBC First Medical Billing Company in the U.S. To Offer Automated Real-time Adjudication of Claims 2Health News:American Academy of Dermatology: Acne and Rosacea Got You Seeing Red? Patients with Skin of Color Advised to Seek Proper Diagnosis, Treatment to Prevent Common Side Effects 2Health News:American Academy of Dermatology: Acne and Rosacea Got You Seeing Red? Patients with Skin of Color Advised to Seek Proper Diagnosis, Treatment to Prevent Common Side Effects 3Health News:American Academy of Dermatology: Acne and Rosacea Got You Seeing Red? Patients with Skin of Color Advised to Seek Proper Diagnosis, Treatment to Prevent Common Side Effects 4Health News:J.P. McCarthy Fund Grants $250,000 to Karmanos Cancer Institute 2Health News:J.P. McCarthy Fund Grants $250,000 to Karmanos Cancer Institute 3Health News:J.P. McCarthy Fund Grants $250,000 to Karmanos Cancer Institute 4Health News:String probes for devastating childhood digestive disease 2Health News:Caraco Pharmaceutical Laboratories, Ltd. to Market Generic Depakote(R) Delayed Release Tablets 2Health News:Todobebe's New Family TV Show Debuts as #1 Show in the U.S. Among All Adults 18 to 34 2
(Date:9/30/2014)... Aileron Therapeutics, Inc. - Product Pipeline ... Direct,s, ,Aileron Therapeutics, Inc. - Product Pipeline Review ... Therapeutics, Inc.,s pharmaceutical research and development focus. ... therapeutic developmental pipeline of Aileron Therapeutics, Inc.,s, complete ... by drug target, mechanism of action (MoA), route ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... DALLAS , September 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... market research report the "Glycobiology/Glycomics Market by Product ... Spectrometry, MALDI-TOF), Kits, and Reagents], Application (Immunology, ... Forecast to 2019", published by MarketsandMarkets, provides ... restraints, challenges, opportunities, current market trends, and ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... NEW YORK , Sept. 30, 2014 ... stage. Growing ageing population and rise in the incidence ... of chronic wounds and in affordability of better quality ... Chinese wound care market. Universal coverage of public health ... products would further stimulate demand. Based on the findings ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Aileron Therapeutics, Inc. - Product Pipeline Review - 2014 2Aileron Therapeutics, Inc. - Product Pipeline Review - 2014 3Glycobiology / Glycomics Market Worth $928.11 Million by 2019 2Glycobiology / Glycomics Market Worth $928.11 Million by 2019 3Glycobiology / Glycomics Market Worth $928.11 Million by 2019 4China Wound Care Market 2China Wound Care Market 3
... Chamber Lenses: The Bausch & Lomb PMMA Posterior ... for primary implantation for the visual correction of ... older where a cataractous lens has been removed ... to be placed in the ciliary sulcus or ...
... are manufactured using the highest ... CQ UV PMMA material is ... single piece lenses. Unioptic lens ... nonphaco and phaco styles. All ...
... STAARVISC II is a sterile nonpyrogenic, ... hyaluronate. STAARVISC II contains 12 mg/ml of ... daltons) sodium hyaluronate dissolved in physiological saline. ... the viscosity is 105,000 cps (105 Pa ...
... viscoelastic agent for the surgeon who performs ... Amvisc possesses sufficient viscosity for excellent chamber ... cohesive so that complete removal at the ... quickly accomplished. Amvisc is priced to compete ...
Medicine Products: