Cardium Announces New Orthobiologics Product Initiative Extending Gene Activated Matrix Technology to Deliver Bone Growth Factors
... patients, and spinal fusion for patients with degenerative
disc disease. Orthobiologics is a rapidly ... spinal fusion procedures in patients with degenerative
disc disease. Exemplary genes include a chimeric ... performed annually in the U.S. for patients with degenerative
disc disease. These surgical fusion procedures ...
Axial Biotech Enters Partnership with the University of Utah to Utilize the Utah Population Database to Develop Personalized Diagnostic Tests for Spine Disorders
... of additional personalized tests for scoliosis, degenerative
disc disease and other spine disorders.
... scoliosis products and a product line for adult degenerative
"In a short amount of time ... test for surgical outcomes for patients with degenerative
disc disease. Axial is a privately held, ...
Positive Preclinical Data on Cell Therapy for Spinal Disc Repair Presented at 23rd Annual Meeting of the North American Spine Society
... (juvenile cartilage cells) as a non-invasive
procedure for treatment of degenerative
intervertebral disc. In these
pre-clinical studies, the disc nucleus from ... system and the overall economy. Today, there is no
effective treatment for degenerative
Disc degeneration, thought to be the major cause of back ...
Molecular Biometrics Announces Results of Parkinson's Disease Research and Receipt of Grant From Michael J. Fox Foundation to Advance Diagnostic Technology
About Parkinson's Disease
Parkinson's disease is a chronic, degenerative
that affects one in 100 people over age 60. This degenerative
the central nervous system often affects motor skills and ...
Fate Therapeutics Taps Successful Biotech CEOs Paul Grayson and John Mendlein for Leadership Team
... afflicted with some of the most
difficult to treat conditions including degenerative
diseases such as
diabetes, Parkinson's and Alzheimer's Disease, ALS, heart ... afflicted with some of the most
difficult to treat conditions, including degenerative
diseases such as
diabetes, Parkinson's and Alzheimer's Disease, ALS, heart ...
BIKAM and Dalton Medicinal Chemistry Sign Collaborative Research Agreement
... and development of potential therapeutic agents
for the treatment of degenerative
eye diseases and ocular disorders and
Dalton Medicinal Chemistry, have ... focused on the development
of novel therapeutics for the treatment of degenerative
eye diseases and
disorders. BIKAM is building a portfolio of product ...
Chakshu Research Announces Appointment of Dr. Randall Olson as Director
... targeted at developing a non-surgical
treatment for cataract and other degenerative
ocular diseases, announced
the addition of Dr. Randall J. Olson, M.D., to ... a specialty pharmaceutical company committed to
discovering treatments for degenerative
ocular diseases. They have
developed a topical drug, C-KAD Ophthalmic ...
New Scientists Boost Disease-based Research at Boston Biomedical Research Institute
... core areas -- Cancer, Cardiovascular Disease,
Regenerative Biology and degenerative
Disease, and Proteomics. "These core
initiatives build upon the ... cancer, cardiovascular diseases, neural and neuromuscular
diseases, and degenerative
diseases. For more information visit
http://www.bbri.org Media Contact: ...
Seasoned Dermatologist Nissan Pilest of Irvine, CA, Joins SDS Clinical Trials as Clinical Investigator for Dermatology Division
... clinical investigators play a pivotal role in the development of drugs, therapies and medical devices used to combat disease, treat chronic and degenerative
diseases, and improve the health of people throughout the world.
Dr. Pilest, a Board Certified Dermatologist, will carry out the trials at ...
Assessment of safety and efficacy of human embryonic stem cell therapy
... retina, compromised RPE function can lead to deteriorated vision and photoreceptor loss in both age-related macular degeneration and other forms of degenerative
eye disease. In this study, the cell manufacturing and documentation process complied with the guidelines set forth by the FDA, collectively referred ...
Medivation Completes Enrollment in Confirmatory, Pivotal Phase 3 'CONNECTION' Trial of Dimebon in Patients With Alzheimer's Disease
... benefits of dimebon on cognition in patients with Huntington disease.
About Alzheimer's Disease
Alzheimer's disease is a progressive degenerative
brain disorder that gradually destroys a person's memory and ability to learn, reason, make judgments, communicate and carry out daily activities. As ...
Printing New Organs: Foundation Funds Medical Technology That Replicates Human Tissue
... to Dave Gobel, Founder and CEO.
The MLife Sciences program of Methuselah Foundation seeks long-term strategies to combat the progressive, degenerative
process of biological aging. What is accepted as "aging" is a wide range of damage that occurs at the cellular level. Our bodies show and feel the ...
Clinical Pharmacology Study With AZILECT(R) (Rasagiline Tablets) Demonstrated It Does Not Increase Tyramine Sensitivity
... to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch , or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
About Parkinson's Disease
Parkinson's disease is an age-related degenerative
disorder of the brain. Symptoms can include: tremor, stiffness, slowness of movement, and impaired balance. An estimated five million people ...
New Cellular Bioenergetics Workshops Series Inaugurated by Seahorse Bioscience with Two of the World's Leading Bioenergetics Researchers
... can be described quantitatively, of its mechanism and its functions, and of how we might be able to alter it to affect conditions such as obesity, degenerative
diseases and normal ageing.
About Seahorse Bioscience
Seahorse XF instruments have become the new standard in cellular bioenergetic ...
The Foundation for Biomedical Research Wins Telly Award for Majestic
... are extending the life expectancy of horses with osteoarthritis and other joint injuries; these same procedures are often transferred to humans with degenerative
joint diseases. Majestic was filmed and produced by FBR and is available for purchase, classroom use and small group exhibition. Worldwide ...
Fate Therapeutics Granted Exclusive License for Stem Cell Modulators by Children's Hospital Boston and Massachusetts General Hospital
... approach has broad therapeutic potential in areas such as regenerative medicine, hematological diseases, metastatic cancer, traumatic injury and degenerative
diseases. The Company's first therapeutic candidate is scheduled to enter clinical trials in early 2009 in hematopoietic stem cell support. In ...
Industry Expert Reveals Cutting Edge Biotechnology Science for Nutraceutical and Functional Food Applications
... quickly to the consumer."
Advana Science has found safe, natural scientific discoveries for amyloid plaque reduction that are linked to major degenerative
diseases, including Alzheimer's disease and type 2 diabetes for nutraceutical application. "We are challenging the traditional paradigm of the ...
Fate Therapeutics and Stemgent Launch Catalyst: A Unique Industry Program for First Access to the Most Advanced Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell Technology
... fate for regenerative medicine and therapeutic reprogramming indications, including hematological diseases, metastatic cancer, traumatic injury and degenerative
diseases. Stemgent accelerates the translation of stem cell science by providing application validated, proprietary reagents and tools developed by ...
VisualSonics to Sell Mauna Kea Technologies' Cellvizio(R) LAB on a Worldwide Basis to Animal Imaging Market
... research institutions in various applications including neurological research of the deep brain and peripheral nerves, especially in the research of degenerative
diseases such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's, where it offers a unique capability to couple in vivo and in situ observations of neuronal activity on ...
Catalyst Biosciences Expands Scientific Advisory Board With Leading Experts in Protease Therapeutic Discovery and Development
... that are normally programmed to die, cancer results. Conversely, when death pathways become overactive in cells that are programmed to survive, degenerative
disease occurs. Dr. Salvesen's laboratory focuses on understanding the fundamental molecular interactions that occur within these enzyme pathways. ...
TauTaTis Discovers Potent Inhibitor of Parkinson's Disease Gene Activity
... and enters the brain at therapeutically relevant concentrations. It is therefore a promising development candidate for two of the most important degenerative
neurological conditions of the aged population.
Parkinson's Disease is the second most common progressive neurodegenerative disease after ...
PURE Bioscience Board Appoints John J. Carbone, MD to Board of Directors
... and is a consulting surgeon to the National Aquarium in Baltimore, MD. Dr. Carbone specializes in the treatment of all types of spinal pathology from degenerative
cervical and lumbar disease to reconstructive deformity, failed spine surgery syndrome, and minimally invasive spinal surgery.
Dr. Carbone ...
Bio-Matrix Scientific Group, Inc. Highlighted in LifeSciencesWorld.com Special Report; Stem Cell Market Projected to Exceed $8 Billion Worldwide by 2016
... significant steps forward in providing an ethical, easily accessible, and potentially highly useful adult stem cell for treatment of numerous degenerative
David Koos, Chairman and CEO of BMSN, is quoted in the report stating: "The recent discovery of the novel stem cell population in ...
Sangamo BioSciences Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2008 Financial Results
... trial (SB-509-801) to evaluate SB-509, a ZFP transcription factor (ZFP TF(TM)) VEGF-A activator, in subjects with ALS. ALS is a progressive, degenerative
motor-neuron disease for which there are limited treatment options and no cure. The rationale for the study is based on improvements in motor nerve ...
Omeros Awarded Grant from The Michael J. Fox Foundation to Evaluate Novel Parkinson's Disease Target
... clinical utility of one or more of the compounds currently under evaluation both singly and in conjunction with L-DOPA.
Parkinson's disease, a degenerative
disorder of the central nervous system, often impairs motor skills, speech and other functions. It is estimated that approximately 1.5 million people ...
New uses for imidazolium salts in medicine and alternative energy
... of these novel compounds to make an impact on medicine and alternative energy. Our discovery paves the way for more effective treatment of various degenerative
diseases, as well as the conversion of biofuels, helping to alleviate some of the pressing concerns facing our global community."
Nephros Provides Corporate Update
... as "middle molecules." These molecules have been found to contribute to such conditions as dialysis-related amyloidosis, carpal tunnel syndrome, degenerative
bone disease and, ultimately, mortality in the ESRD patient. Nephros ESRD products are sold and distributed throughout Europe and are currently ...
Singapore Medicine - Singapore Doctors Use Hi-Tech Implant to Add Space to Narrowed Spinal Canals
... won't work. A laminectomy will then be necessary to relieve the nerve. Still, I'm confident that although its applications are limited for now, more degenerative
spinal conditions will in time, be treatable with In-Space."
The In-Space percutaneous interspinous distraction procedure costs ...
Sangamo BioSciences Reports Third Quarter 2008 Financial Results
... of a Phase 2 clinical trial (SB-509-801) to evaluate SB-509 in subjects with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). ALS is a progressive, degenerative
motor-neuron disease for which there are limited treatment options and no cure. The Phase 2 trial is a randomized repeat-dosing, open-label, ...
RSCI Announces Two Additions to Its Science Advisory Board, Calling for More Stem Cell Research on Diabetes
... and Bipolar Disorder, and he
is contributing greatly to these fields. Dr. Ubeda has made significant
scientific contributions to the field of chronic degenerative
is working on advanced stem cell therapies to try to combat the greatest
pandemic in world medical history--Diabetes--a disease for ...
OpenClinica EDC Solution Deployed for Retina Implant Studies
... The company plans to bring to market the first fully functioning electronic retinal prosthesis, in order to help restore sight to people who have a degenerative
retinal disease such as Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP) and Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD). For more information, see ...
Dr. Robert N. Butler Appointed to Board of Directors of BioTime, Inc.
... forward in working with Dr. Butler in focusing the emerging technologies of regenerative medicine on the large and growing markets in age-related degenerative
Butler said, "It is exciting to be elected to the board of BioTime, an innovative company built for this era of ....
UCSF and YouTube Launch Channel Dedicated to Educating the Public About Neurodegenerative Diseases
... Dementia" Facebook Group http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=15060128066 To galvanize the younger generation in the fight against degenerative
brain disease, UCSF has created a "Defeat Dementia" Facebook group providing a place to interact, share information, and find or offer ...
HDSA-San Diego's Team 2CureHD Continues its Race to Cure Huntington's Disease
... themselves to raising money and nationwide awareness in the
battle to cure Huntington's Disease.
Huntington's Disease (HD) is a fatal, degenerative
brain disorder for
which there is no effective treatment or cure. HD slowly diminishes the
affected individual's ability to walk, think, talk and ...
Edwards Lifesciences Celebrates One Million Heart Valve Patients and More at AATS 2008
... a heart-lung machine.
-- The next-generation of the Carpentier-Edwards Physio annuloplasty ring will be unveiled. This product addresses the degenerative
segment of mitral valve repair -- the largest segment within the repair market -- and features a ring design that better conforms to the ...
Pioneer(R) Surgical Technology Announces First Human Implants of its NuNec(TM) Cervical Arthroplasty Device
... NuNec Cervical Arthroplasty Device. The surgeries were
performed by Drs. Hansen Yuan, Dewei Zou and Wenwen Wu in Beijing China, on
patients with degenerative
disc disease (DDD) otherwise indicated for
standard fusion surgery.
Dr. Yuan, a designing surgeon team member for NuNec said, "This (NuNec)
Eisai is Granted Favorable Preliminary Injunction Ruling in Aricept(R) Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against Teva Pharmaceuticals
people may have muscle cramps or loss of appetite or may feel tired. In
studies, these were usually mild and temporary.
In a progressively degenerative
disease such as Alzheimer's,
improvement, stabilization or a less-than-expected decline over time is
considered a positive response to treatment. ...
USANA's CEO Myron W. Wentz, Ph.D. Has Been Elected to Serve on Immunosyn Corporation's Board of Directors
... He is a member of numerous scientific organizations around the
world and has written books and published his research in the fields of
infectious and degenerative
In recent years Dr. Wentz has turned his attention to humanitarian
concerns, funding the Wentz Medical Centre and Laboratory in Uganda and ...
Allen Institute for Brain Science Launches Three New Landmark Atlas Projects Focusing on the Human Brain, Developing Brain and Spinal Cord
... for therapeutic intervention, as genes that
are important for healthy brain development and maintenance may be helpful
in slowing progress of degenerative
diseases, preventing life-changing
secondary brain damage from stroke or other brain injuries and repairing
brain tissue already damaged by injury or ...
Alseres Pharmaceuticals Presents Inosine and Dopamine Transporter (DAT) Blocker Preclinical Data at the American Society for Experimental NeuroTherapeutics (ASENT) Conference
... Inc. (Nasdaq: ALSE ) is a biotechnology company
engaged in developing breakthrough regenerative therapeutics to treat
traumatic injuries and degenerative
diseases. The Company maintains a
world- class intellectual property position in the field of regenerative
therapeutics. The Company's energy and ...