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
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
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
SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J. and ... -- PTC Therapeutics, Inc. (PTC) and the spinal
Muscular Atrophy (SMA) Foundation today announced ... Web site at www.ptcbio.com .
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.
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
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
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
Geron Corporation (Nasdaq: ... clinical trial of GRNOPC1 in patients with
cord injury. The clearance enables Geron to move ... Association (ASIA) Grade A subacute thoracic spinal
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
SALT LAKE CITY, Dec. ... progress, the most widely accepted treatments are spinal
bracing or ultimately spinal
"For decades, spine ...
Tissue Genesis Applies CE Mark to Its Adult Stem Cell Isolation System
... Isolation Systems, expected to be used in spinal
"We expect the study of the ... adult stem cells from adipose for their spinal
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
Singapore ... interspinous distraction device, a revolutionary spinal
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
NATICK, Mass., Oct. 27 ... Excellence (NICE) recommending
the use of spinal
cord stimulation (SCS) for patients with ... Vice President, International. "Our Precision spinal
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
repair. The data was presented in Toronto, ... "shock absorber", protecting all joints including spinal
from the wear-and-tear experienced during ... of differentiated products for sport medicine, spinal
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.
fusions and other orthopedic intervention methods ... chondrocytes for nucleus regeneration of
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
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
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
AFRS(TM) procedure includes ... devices for the
treatment of facet-related spinal
disorders. Facet Solutions has received
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
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
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
The Acadia(TM) procedure includes ... devices for the
treatment of facet-related spinal
disorders. Facet Solutions has received
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
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
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
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
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
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
the internationally ... the Institute presents patients with specialized spinal
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
medical device company Kyphon misled hospitals ... a whistleblower lawsuit that exposed the spinal
company's sales and pricing ... devices, including bone cement,
for use in spinal
procedures known as "kyphoplasty."
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
play, in advancing the treatment of spinal
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
"The ... drug
designed to promote nerve repair after acute spinal
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
commercial quantities, and the ability to ... underway include: Ischemic Paraplegia,
Cord Injury, and ALS. The company's cells have ...