Navigation Links
Stem Cell Finding Could Help Reduce Transplant Rejection

A new study involving a type of stem cells from the lungs of transplant patients demonstrates for the first time that these progenitor cells //reside in adult organs and are not derived from bone marrow, which leads to the possibility that the cells may be able to help with the rejection of donated organs and with various kinds of lung disease.

The study by University of Michigan Health System researchers is significant because of the large number of lung transplant patients who experience chronic rejection of donated lungs, with rejection rates of about 60 percent during the first five years after transplantation.

The researchers studied mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs), a type of progenitor cell that most commonly originates in the bone marrow. In this study, lead author Vibha N. Lama, M.D., M.S., and her research team found that the MSCs in lung transplant patients are not derived from bone marrow, but rather that they reside – sometimes for many years – in the lungs. The researchers also found that these cells have the capacity to differentiate into multiple connective tissue cell types.

One of the most telling findings was that, in cases where the transplant donor and recipient were not of the same sex, nearly all the MSCs (about 97 percent) originated in the donor, indicating that they were present in the tissue since the time of transplantation. “We were able to isolate the cells derived from the donor as far as 11,5 years after transplantation,” says Lama, assistant professor in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at the U-M Medical School. “We discovered the existence of a population of MSCs that reside and self-renew in the tissues of the adult lung – something that might hold true for other organ systems as well.

“Potentially the most important outcome of our finding is that it could lead to an understanding about therapeutic options using MSCs that reside in adult organs,” Lama continues. “These
'"/>




Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Finding relief from Excruciating Headaches a challenge
2. Latest Findings On The Deadly Disease - SARS
3. New Findings Could Reduce The Extent Of Spinal Cord Injuries
4. Surprising Cystic Fibrosis Finding That Could Be A Helpful Treatment Option
5. New Findings for Repeated Miscarriages
6. Finding The Key To Weight Loss!
7. Internet Helps Patients In Finding Info About Their Childrens Health Conditions
8. How Healthy Are Herbal Products? US Findings.
9. Dispute in Findings about Radiation exposure
10. New Findings on Autism Research
11. Engineering Nutrient-Rich Plants Made For Feasible By New Findings
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Stem Cell Finding Could Help Reduce Transplant Rejection

(Date:9/22/2014)... 22, 2014 The Philadelphia 100, which ... Philadelphia region each year, is considered a hallmark of ... MK Precision is proud to announce it has earned ... Precision will attend the Philadelphia 100 awards ... premiere business events of the year, as well as ...
(Date:9/22/2014)... Mich. A surprising new study pulls back the ... health care: differences in payment and income between physicians ... don,t. , Contrary to perception, the research indicates, ... favor surgeons and other procedure-performing doctors. , The new ... difference in pay per minute explains why doctors who ...
(Date:9/22/2014)... By Alan Mozes ... -- Pediatricians, take note: Many American parents are aware of ... to choose a pediatrician for their children, according to a ... from more than 1,600 parents -- further suggest that negative ... if that doctor has been recommended by a neighbor. ...
(Date:9/22/2014)... South Asians living in Canada have a higher rate ... compared with while people, McMaster researchers have found. ... Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ Open) and may ... the fastest-growing ethnic groups in the country is the ... Canada, comprising about three percent of the population. They ...
(Date:9/22/2014)... researchers have published a pilot study showing the ... people with multiple sclerosis (MS). Improvements were ... and pain. "Development and effectiveness of a ... Description and outcomes" was epublished ahead of print ... of MS Care (doi: 10.7224/1537-2073.2013-045). The authors ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:MK Precision Announces Spot on Philadelphia 100 Fastest Growing Companies 2Health News:Think the system for paying US doctors is rigged to favor surgeons? Study may surprise you 2Health News:Think the system for paying US doctors is rigged to favor surgeons? Study may surprise you 3Health News:Think the system for paying US doctors is rigged to favor surgeons? Study may surprise you 4Health News:Many Parents Use Online Ratings to Pick a Pediatrician, Study Finds 2Health News:Many Parents Use Online Ratings to Pick a Pediatrician, Study Finds 3Health News:Higher risk of heart disease for South Asians in Canada 2
... of Healthcare Startup, NEW YORK, Aug. 19 ... book doctor appointments online, today announced it has,completed ... led by Khosla Ventures.,ZocDoc is the first consumer ... http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080819/LATU010LOGO ), ZocDoc uses the Internet to ...
... today a 3-year agreement with Aetna (AET) that will ... metro markets in,Florida, Texas and Georgia., "Aetna long ... and,advocacy for timely and appropriate end-of-life care, with programs ... Innovative Hospice,Care. "As a hospice pioneer and innovator, VITAS ...
... Mental, Physical And Behavioral ... Performance In School-age Children, CABOT, Vt., Aug. 19 Who ... with a healthy breakfast? Apparently more folks,than you might ever imagine. ... and 32 percent of boys who are,of school age, skip breakfast ...
... Coverage for Wheelchairs,Oxygen, and Other Home Medical Equipment and ... out of,four (74 percent) American voters agree that, "home ... rapidly increasing Medicare spending for,America,s seniors." Voters age 55-plus ... national telephone survey of 1,000 American adults conducted by,Harris ...
... years as an industry leader in successful medical practice management ... ... August 19, 2008 -- http://www.hollanderconsultants.com [Hollander Consultants] was ... has focused on delivering consulting and training services to doctors ...
... August 19, 2008 Men with signs of benign ... dose of erectile dysfunction drug tadalafil (Cialis) to relieve ... new study published in the October 2008 issue of ... University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Northwestern ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Khosla Ventures Into Healthcare With ZocDoc 2Health News:VITAS Innovative Hospice Care Signs Agreement with Aetna 2Health News:VITAS Innovative Hospice Care Signs Agreement with Aetna 3Health News:Preparing To Send Your Children Off To School? Healthy Breakfast, Lunch and Snack Ideas From Cabot(R) Can Contribute to a Better, More Productive School Year 2Health News:Preparing To Send Your Children Off To School? Healthy Breakfast, Lunch and Snack Ideas From Cabot(R) Can Contribute to a Better, More Productive School Year 3Health News:Preparing To Send Your Children Off To School? Healthy Breakfast, Lunch and Snack Ideas From Cabot(R) Can Contribute to a Better, More Productive School Year 4Health News:Preparing To Send Your Children Off To School? Healthy Breakfast, Lunch and Snack Ideas From Cabot(R) Can Contribute to a Better, More Productive School Year 5Health News:Republican and Democratic Voters View Home Care as a Solution to Rising Medicare Spending, Harris Survey Finds 2Health News:Republican and Democratic Voters View Home Care as a Solution to Rising Medicare Spending, Harris Survey Finds 3Health News:Hollander Consultants Celebrates 25 Years as an Industry Leader in Successful Medical Practice Management Consulting 2Health News:Tadalafil shows promise for relief of lower urinary tract symptoms associated with BPH 2
(Date:9/22/2014)... September 22, 2014 ... the addition of the  "Global Remotes Market ...      (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) Remotes/remote controls ... operate electronic gadgets such as smart TVs, ... a short line-of-sight distance. Remote controls are ...
(Date:9/22/2014)... -- Research and Markets  has announced the addition ... report to their offering. This newly ... up-to-date publication available covering the neurotechnology industry. The report ... and growth rates in four key segments of the ... forecasts the number of systems to be sold, worldwide ...
(Date:9/22/2014)... September 22, 2014 A study ... been recently added to Transparency Market Research,s database of ... Market Analysis, Size, Share & Forecast (2011 - 2017)", ... valued US$ 3.9 billion in 2011, would observe growth ... forecast period of the report), and end-up valuing US$ ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Global Remotes Market 2014-2018 2Global Remotes Market 2014-2018 3The Market for Neurotechnology: 2014-2018 2Global Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Market Worth US $4.8 Billion by 2017: Transparency Market Research 2Global Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Market Worth US $4.8 Billion by 2017: Transparency Market Research 3Global Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Market Worth US $4.8 Billion by 2017: Transparency Market Research 4
Shoulder Subluxation Inhibitor (SSI) is an ideal bracing system to keep athletes on the field by reducing the risk of shoulder injury. The SSI is the only brace that allows TOTAL ANTERIOR RANGE OR MO...
... Bird and Cronin, Inc. ... of Patient Footwear, Orthopedic ... Care Products. Our products ... quality and available in ...
... single size, the Sierra Universal Collar fits the ... the comfort and motion restriction needed to protect ... the right size for the right fit . ... size and compact design alleviate storage problems, the ...
... spinal bracing is a critical component of ... stabilization. The Aspen® Lumbosacral Bracing System™ offers ... a high degree of immobilization, unparalled comfort, ... . . . even if they gain ...
Medicine Products: