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Cardium Announces New Orthobiologics Product Initiative Extending Gene Activated Matrix Technology to Deliver Bone Growth Factors

... fractures for medically-compromised patients, and spinal fusion for patients with degenerative disc ... repair, in order to biologically enhance surgical spinal fusion procedures in patients with degenerative ... Protein-4 (BMP-4) to potentially enhance spinal fusions. A pre-clinical research study, ...

Axial Biotech Enters Partnership with the University of Utah to Utilize the Utah Population Database to Develop Personalized Diagnostic Tests for Spine Disorders

... identify familial clusters of disease including spinal disorders. The UPDB combined with Axial's ... tips, we aim to define the genetic makeup of spinal disorders in an effort to develop diagnostic and ... Axial further its position in the diagnostics of spinal disorders." GenDB, Axial's proprietary ...

VerteLoc™ Tops 500 Surgical Procedures, VGI Announces VerteLX™ and Seeks Potential Investors for Growth

... VerteLX™, for the treatment of lumbar spinal diseases that require fusion. ... designed to address back pain, created by minor spinal instabilities, by effectively stabilizing the spinal facets, which are multi-directional joints of ...

UCF team's advanced nerve cell system could help cure diabetic neuropathy, related diseases

... due to myelin breakdown. Within the brain and spinal cord, where the damage from MS occurs, cells ... In the isolated central nervous system the spinal cord and brain are instead surrounded by ... for instance, offer a more realistic model for spinal cord injury research. Effective treatment ...

Lumbar Matrix(TM) Scan From SpineMatrix(R) Revolutionizes the Diagnosis of Low Back Pain

... technology company that specializes in advanced spinal diagnostics. SpineMatrix's new, ... 1997, U.S. spending on diagnosis and treatment of spinal disorders increased 65 percent, as indicated by ... technology company specializing in advanced spinal diagnostics. A member of Northeast Ohio's ...

RSCI Announces World-Leading Stem Cell Science Advisory Board

... suffering from heart disease, cancer, diabetes, spinal cord injury, Multiple Sclerosis, ALS, and a dozen ... stem cells required to repair injured spinal cords. Using olfactory stem cells harvested from ... own nose, Dr. Lima transplants the cells at the spinal cord break utilizing the successful OMA ...

PTC Therapeutics and Spinal Muscular Atrophy Foundation Announce $8.5 Million Small Molecule Development Collaboration

... will advance novel platform for treatment of spinal Muscular Atrophy SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J. and ... -- PTC Therapeutics, Inc. (PTC) and the spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) Foundation today announced ... Web site at www.ptcbio.com . About spinal Muscular Atrophy ...

Amedica Receives CE Mark for Valeo(TM) Ceramic Spinal Implant System Incorporating CSC Technology

... Europeene) mark for initial rollout of their spinal intervertebral spacers using novel CSC ... bony fusion. The Valeo family of ceramic spinal intervertebral spacers is intended to aid in ... first family of ceramic implants available for spinal use in the world. "Amedica's ...

Crystal Research Associates, LLC Issues Executive Informational Overview(R) (EIO(R)) on Neuralstem, Inc.

... from CNS tissue of the developing human brain and spinal cord and expands these cells in the laboratory ... candidate of this therapeutic platform is a spinal cord cell line. When implanted into animal ... Drug (IND) application for a Phase I trial of its spinal cord cells in patients with ALS, which affects ...

PURE Bioscience Board Appoints John J. Carbone, MD to Board of Directors

... well as the biomechanics and clinical outcomes of spinal surgery. Currently, he holds several patents for ... specializes in the treatment of all types of spinal pathology from degenerative cervical and lumbar ... spine surgery syndrome, and minimally invasive spinal surgery. Dr. Carbone received a bachelor's ...

VGI Announces the Launch of DISMISS Instruments for the VerteLoc™ Minimally Invasive Spine Stabilization System

... We have now taken minimally invasive spinal facet fusion to a whole new level with the ... to allow earlier intervention in the continuum of spinal care. The procedure should prolong or prevent ... the quality of life versus traditional methods of spinal fusion. Company Profile VG Innovations, ...

Globus Medical's INDEPENDENCE(TM) Spacer System: The MILDER(TM) ALIF Solution

... Globus Medical, Inc., the largest privately held spinal implant manufacturer in the world, today ... Medical, Inc. is the largest privately held spinal implant manufacturer in the world and is based in ... surgeons to promote healing in patients with spinal disorders. Additional information can be accessed ...

DiFUSION Technologies Completes Successful Testing of Antimicrobial Spinal Implant

... to mitigate Surgical Site Infections (SSIs) in spinal surgery. The technology will be incorporated into DiFUSION's first spinal implant CleanFUZE(TM). Laboratory tests validate ... response to the rising incidence of SSIs within spinal surgery, which have been reported in large ...

Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation Response to FDA Clearance of Geron's Clinical Trial

... "This is an exciting first step for Geron and for spinal cord injured patients whose lives may improve due ... information about the use of stem cells in spinal cord injury; it is important to study these cells ... into human clinical trials for people living with spinal cord injury. We are hopeful that what is learned ...

MultiVu Video Feed: Geron Receives FDA Clearance to Begin World's First Human Clinical Trial of Embryonic Stem Cell-Based Therapy

... Geron to Study GRNOPC1 in Patients with Acute spinal Cord Injury Geron Corporation (Nasdaq: ... clinical trial of GRNOPC1 in patients with acute spinal cord injury. The clearance enables Geron to move ... Association (ASIA) Grade A subacute thoracic spinal cord injuries. Patients eligible for the Phase I ...

Axial Biotech Launches Genetic Test for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS)

... the first of its kind to determine likelihood of spinal disease progression SALT LAKE CITY, Dec. ... progress, the most widely accepted treatments are spinal bracing or ultimately spinal fusion surgery. "For decades, spine ...

Tissue Genesis Applies CE Mark to Its Adult Stem Cell Isolation System

... Isolation Systems, expected to be used in spinal fusion study. "We expect the study of the ... adult stem cells from adipose for their spinal fusions," commented Kevin Dunworth, founder of ... for use in the treatment of patients with spinal disorders. SpineSmith's unique, think-tank ...

Singapore Medicine - Singapore Doctors Use Hi-Tech Implant to Add Space to Narrowed Spinal Canals

... interspinous distraction device, a revolutionary spinal procedure. Singapore ... interspinous distraction device, a revolutionary spinal procedure . It is the bane of many ... and lower back pain. Also known as lumbar spinal stenosis, this is ...

UK's NICE Recommends Spinal Cord Stimulation for Patients with Chronic Neuropathic Pain

... Confirms clinical value and cost-effectiveness of spinal cord stimulation NATICK, Mass., Oct. 27 ... Excellence (NICE) recommending the use of spinal cord stimulation (SCS) for patients with ... Vice President, International. "Our Precision spinal cord stimulation system is rechargeable and ...

Stenum Hospital Does its 600th American Disc Replacement Surgery

... and has all but eliminated the tragedy of spinal fusion (except in the US, where this process has ... US, some 125,000 times a year surgeons perform spinal fusion surgery. These surgeries have quadrupled ... Stenum Hospital is now using the breakthrough spinal Kinetics M6 implant. This implant achieves the ...

Scientists restore movement to paralyzed limbs through artificial brain-muscle connections

... the quarter of a million Americans affected by spinal cord injuries and thousands of others with ... between the motor cortex and sites in the spinal cord below the injury, people with spinal injuries may be able to achieve coordinated ...

Positive Preclinical Data on Cell Therapy for Spinal Disc Repair Presented at 23rd Annual Meeting of the North American Spine Society

... to its NuQu(TM) injectable cell-based therapy for spinal disc repair. The data was presented in Toronto, ... "shock absorber", protecting all joints including spinal discs from the wear-and-tear experienced during ... of differentiated products for sport medicine, spinal therapy and trauma. ISTO's products are intended ...

Frost & Sullivan Acknowledges ISTO Technologies' Role in Developing Advanced Biologic Products for Bone Healing

... biomaterial-based platform technology. Although spinal fusions and other orthopedic intervention methods ... chondrocytes for nucleus regeneration of the spinal disc," notes Ishwarakrishnan. "In addition to ... and bone for sports medicine injuries, trauma and spinal therapy indications. ISTO's discrete cell-based ...

Axial Biotech Appoints Retired Roche Diagnostics Executive to Board

... change the detection and treatment of many spinal disorders. The Company's first product, called ... assay that will identify the likelihood for spinal curve progression," stated Lister. "This ... assays and other technologies for common spinal diseases and disorders. Axial has developed the ...

Facet Solutions Completes Facet Joint and Disc Replacement Study

... (AFRS(TM)) to provide patients with lumbar spinal stenosis and facet degeneration a motion preserving alternative to lumbar spinal fusion. The AFRS(TM) procedure includes ... devices for the treatment of facet-related spinal disorders. Facet Solutions has received venture ...

Ameristar National Charity Golf Classic Raises More Than $1.1 Million for Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paralysis and Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation

... Reeve, who led his foundation's efforts to fund spinal cord injury research and treatment after he was ... focuses on sponsoring innovative research for spinal cord injuries and disease, and supporting quality-of-life programs for those living with spinal cord injuries and disease. Craig Neilsen died ....

Facet Solutions Establishes Corporate Headquarters and Expands Executive Team

... (AFRS(TM)) to provide patients with lumbar spinal stenosis and facet degeneration -- a motion preserving alternative to lumbar spinal fusion. The Acadia(TM) procedure includes ... devices for the treatment of facet-related spinal disorders. Facet Solutions has received venture ...

Breakthrough in spinal injury treatment

... optimizing stem cell technologies for repairing spinal cord injuries in humans. Research published in ... types of the major support cells of the brain and spinal cord, cells called astrocytes. These two types ... cell, have remarkably different effects on the spinal repair process. Using signal molecules known ...

Assay Designs(TM), Inc. and the Spinal Muscular Atrophy Foundation Announce Collaboration To Accelerate the Discovery of New Therapeutics for Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)

... drug discovery and development efforts for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), the leading genetic cause ... SMA is often compared to polio because the same spinal cord cells are attacked in each disease. Over ... stand, sit up and breathe. Founded in 2003, the spinal Muscular Atrophy Foundation is a ...

SpineMark Appoints Dr. Rudolf Bertagnoli Chairman of International Medical Advisory Board

... "Dr. Bertagnoli is an active leader in global spinal research studies with more than 20 years of ... and non-fusion technologies for treatment of spinal disorders," said Marcy T. Rogers, M.Ed., ... to contributing to the creation of a global spinal research network through ...

Competition Alive in the Global Spine Market

... Group's (MRG's) Global Competitor Insights for spinal Fusion Technologies 2008 report, the spinal fusion market is rife with competitive movements ... market." Diversification outside of the core spinal fusion business will further fuel competition, ...

Spine Surgeons at Pine Creek Medical Center Take the Lead in Utilizing Stem Cell Technologies in Surgical Procedures

... in harvesting adult stem cells during routine spinal procedures and delivering those cells back to ... the U.S. and as the population ages, incidents of spinal degeneration will likely continue to ... process in the operating room during my routine spinal procedure. We not only deliver these ...

South Palm Orthospine Institute Now Open: World Renowned Orthopedic Specialist and Author, Stewart G. Eidelson, Announced the New Practice with a Focus on Spine and Spinal Stenosis

... Founder of SpineUniverse.com and South Florida spinal Stenosis Foundation, the internationally ... the Institute presents patients with specialized spinal services including access to the latest ... center for medical care and treatment of spinal disorders by focusing on research, education and ...

Medtronic Unit to Pay $75 Million to Settle Whistleblower Medicare Fraud Case

... spinal medical device company Kyphon misled hospitals ... a whistleblower lawsuit that exposed the spinal medical device company's sales and pricing ... devices, including bone cement, for use in spinal procedures known as "kyphoplasty." Kyphon's ...

Scient'x Re-Acquires Isobar License

... With Isobar, Scient'x was first to market in the spinal implant industry with dynamic rod ... track record with dynamic rod technologies of any spinal implant company. Now 20 years old and the largest independent spinal implant company outside of the USA, Scient'x has ...

Alseres Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Reports 2007 Financial Results and Provides Company Highlights

... from its Phase I/IIa Clinical Trial in Acute spinal Cord Injury on the first 37 subjects treated ... in their impairment level on the American spinal Injury Association scale that was ... Surgeons (AANS), April 2007; -- American spinal Injury Association (ASIA), June 2007; -- World ...

Axial Biotech Meets Major Scientific Milestones; Receives $6 Million Tranche of Series B Financing

... will play, in advancing the treatment of spinal disorders." Axial Biotech is the first company to pursue DNA-based predictive tests for common spinal conditions. In addition to its groundbreaking ... the development of genetic tests for other common spinal diseases. Axial Biotech expects to launch its ...

Allen Institute for Brain Science Launches Three New Landmark Atlas Projects Focusing on the Human Brain, Developing Brain and Spinal Cord

... seeks funding support for human brain, spinal cord and developing ... major projects designed to accelerate brain, and spinal cord research, and help scientists worldwide gain ... resources that map gene activity in the brain and spinal cord. These include an atlas designed to provide ...

Alseres Pharmaceuticals Presents Inosine and Dopamine Transporter (DAT) Blocker Preclinical Data at the American Society for Experimental NeuroTherapeutics (ASENT) Conference

... to be used to treat CNS disorders such as stroke, spinal cord injury and traumatic brain injury. "The ... drug designed to promote nerve repair after acute spinal cord injury, demonstrated positive interim ... programs include, Inosine for the treatment of spinal cord injury and stroke, Oncomodulin for the ...

Neuralstem Inc. Announces Strategic Investment by Korean CJ CheilJedang Corporation

... CJ Acquires Cur Stock for Rights to spinal Cells in Future ROCKVILLE, Md., Feb. 20 ... produce neural stem cells of the human brain and spinal cord in commercial quantities, and the ability to ... underway include: Ischemic Paraplegia, Traumatic spinal Cord Injury, and ALS. The company's cells have ...
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