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

... which is targeted to the repair of soft tissues (particularly diabetic ulcers), the Company's ... key roles in the regeneration and repair of soft tissues (skin, ligaments, tendons and cartilage) and hard tissues (bone). Based on Cardium's other regenerative ...

CryoLife Reports Record First Quarter Revenues of $26.7 Million

... partially offset by reduced revenues from cardiac tissues primarily from the Company's standard processed ... protein hydrogel technologies and SynerGraft(R) tissues and products. As of March 31, 2009, the ... and its effect on demand for the Company's tissues and products and changes in foreign currency ...

CryoLife Reports Record Annual Revenues of $105.1 Million for FY 2008

... and its effect on demand for the Company's tissues and products, and changes in foreign currency ... and distribution of implantable living human tissues for use in cardiac and vascular surgeries ... the expected positive results, our products and tissues we process and preserve have allegedly caused and ...

CryoLife, Inc. Receives Tissue From 100,000th Donor, Marking Industry Milestone

... able to provide more than 160,000 cryopreserved tissues for transplant. More than 40 percent of the ... In addition, cryopreserved allograft vascular tissues have enabled patients with impaired circulatory ... be able to provide life-saving and life-enhancing tissues to so many patients over the years," said Steven ...

CryoLife's Fully Diluted Earnings Per Share Increased 71 Percent to $0.12 in Third quarter of 2008 from $0.07 in Third quarter of 2007

... focused on the Company's SynerGraft(R) tissues and products, protein hydrogel technologies, and ... and its effect on demand for the Company's tissues and products, and changes in foreign currency ... and distribution of implantable living human tissues for use in cardiac and vascular surgeries ...

MIT researcher addresses biomedical engineering challenges

... One of Langers specialties is growing the vital tissues of the human bodyincluding skin, blood vessels, ... used to deliver drugs including siRNA to specific tissues in the body and release them in a controlled way. ... key project is growing replacements for damaged tissues such as the neurons damaged by spinal cord ...

YM BIOSCIENCES REPORTS DAIICHI-SANKYO ENROLLS FIRST PATIENTS IN PHASE II, FIRST-LINE LUNG CANCER TRIAL WITH NIMOTUZUMAB

... differentiated mechanistic attributes result in it selectively targeting tissues over-expressing EGFR while avoiding normal tissue. The debilitating and ... drugs result from their indiscriminant targeting of normal healthy tissues in addition to their binding to tumor." YM and its licensee Kuhnil ...

Helix BioPharma to Present L-DOS47 Analytical Method Development Findings at 2009 AAPS National Biotechnology Conference

... include ammonia and hydroxyl ions. By doing so at the site of cancerous tissues in the body, L-DOS47 is believed to modify the microenvironmental ... As well, the local production of ammonia at the site of cancerous tissues is thought to readily diffuse into the cancer cells to exert a potent ...

Fallopian tubes offer new stem cell source

... Human tissues normally discarded after surgical procedures could be a rich additional ... the search for sources to obtain multipotent stem cells from discarded tissues and without ethical problems is of great interest. Tatiana Jazedje, ...

BioSyntech Reports Positive Results from Pivotal Trial for BST-CarGel(R) Cartilage Repair Device

... tissue quality due to BST-CarGel treatment was found during analyses of tissues biopsied from the knees of 22 patients. The ongoing multicenter pivotal ... methods (i.e. analyses by microscope) to process and analyze the biopsied tissues from 13 BST-CarGel patients and 9 microfracture patients, and using third ...

Doctors in New Hampshire Now Treating Cancer with Non-Invasive Image-Guided Radiosurgery Using Novalis Tx(TM) Technology

... his tumor while avoiding, as much as possible, the delicate healthy lung tissues around it. To further ensure treatment accuracy, Wentworth Douglass ... to each treatment and deliver the dose in a way that aims to avoid other tissues already weakened by the patient's chronic pulmonary disease. The Novalis ...

Trubion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces Initiation of Phase 1 Study of SBI-087 for the Treatment of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)

... resulted in more potent B-cell depletion in peripheral blood and lymphoid tissues than rituximab. The objective of the preclinical study conducted by Wyeth ... in dose-dependent B-lymphocyte depletion in peripheral blood and lymphoid tissues that was more profound and sustained in SBI-087-treated groups compared ...

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Novagali Pharma for Innovation in Ophthalmic Therapies

... as five percent of a topically applied drug ever reaches the intraocular tissues due to drug loss as the result of tearing, lacrimal fluid-eye barriers, ... technology increases the absorption and efficacy of drugs in ocular tissues through electrostatic attraction between the positive charge of the ...

Assembling cells into artificial 3-D microtissues, including a tiny gland

... of organs now, though not yet organisms." While the synthetic tissues today comprise only a handful of cells, they could eventually be scaled up ... population," she said. "By this method, it may be possible to assemble tissues with more sophisticated properties." One interesting aspect of the ...

Synvista Therapeutics Announces Progress in Phase 2 Clinical Trial Program for Alagebrium

... with A.G.E.-related sclerosis and fibrosis of the heart, kidney and other tissues leading to heart failure, diabetic nephropathy and other disorders. It is ... states associated with age or diabetes-related stiffening of vessels, tissues and organs. Alagebrium has completed a series of single- and multiple-dose ...

Study Shows Machine Perfusion Significantly Improves Transplant Results

... perfusion techniques to improve the quality and quantity of organs, tissues and cells for transplantation. Working with a team of leading transplant ... chemical solutions and techniques to improve the process by which cells, tissues and organs are treated -- from the time of donation to the time of ...

Aposense Receives Frost & Sullivan Technology Innovation of the Year Award

... Katherine Austin. "Drugs can also be targeted to apoptotic cells and tissues with Aposense(R). This important characteristic makes Aposense(R) ... stability, its low required dose, and its rapid clearance from non-target tissues through the urine," adds Austin. "Moreover, the technology is ...

Prominent Urologist Dr. David B. Samadi Presents Breakthrough Robotic Surgery Techniques on OR Live Webcast

... belief to which he adheres. "I try to stay away from the lateral tissues as much as possible, because that's where you have most of your important ... without any cautery, because as we know any kind of cautery can damage the tissues at any point of this operation." He added that robotic surgery is ...

PEAK Surgical Introduces PlasmaBlade(TM) Product Line Extensions for Use in General Surgery

... With the extended shaft on the PlasmaBlade EXT, we will be able to reach tissues and structures that reside deeper in the abdomen." "The PlasmaBlade cuts ... in reduced heat transfer and significantly less damage to surrounding tissues compared with traditional electrosurgical devices. The PlasmaBlade also ...

Cardium Announces FDA 510(K) Clearance of InnerCool's RapidBlue(TM) Endovascular System

... of acute ischemia, which result from reduced blood flow to critical tissues and organs. The RapidBlue System can be used in inducing, maintaining ... arrest. Therapeutic hypothermia is believed to work by protecting critical tissues and organs (such as the brain, heart and kidneys) following ischemic or ...

Helix BioPharma to Present L-DOS47 Research Findings at the National Research Council of Canada's Eighth Annual General Meeting of the Genomics and Health Initiative in Saskatoon, Canada

... include ammonia and hydroxyl ions. By doing so at the site of cancerous tissues in the body, L-DOS47 is believed to modify the microenvironmental ... As well, the local production of ammonia at the site of cancerous tissues is thought to readily diffuse into the cancer cells to exert a potent ...

St. Joseph's Hospital and InNexus Biotechnology Enter Collaborative Partnership

... According to the National Institutes of Health, endometriosis occurs when tissues that usually grow inside the uterus instead grow on the outside. These tissues often grow on the surfaces of organs in the pelvis or abdomen, where they ...

Quark Pharmaceuticals Announces Poster Presentations at RNAi Europe 2008

... by Hagar Kalinski is titled "Evaluation of siRNA Uptake in vivo in Target tissues Using PCR-Based Quantification or in-situ Hybridization." It describes ... an in vivo animal models. The quantification of siRNA delivery to target tissues and the ability to determine its cell-specific localization facilitates ...

Doctors in the US and Netherlands Using Fast RapidArc Radiotherapy Technology to Help Fight Cancer are Now Treating Tumors of the Head and Neck

... for these cases also did a better job of protecting surrounding normal tissues and organs. "Traditional IMRT has been a gold standard for several years ... "It was clear that the RapidArc plan was going to spare more of his normal tissues from radiation, reducing the likelihood of undesirable side effects. ...

CryoLife's Earnings Per Share Increased 180 Percent to $0.14 in Second Quarter of 2008 from $0.05 in Second Quarter of 2007

... is a leader in the processing and distribution of implantable living human tissues for use in cardiac and vascular surgeries throughout the U.S. and Canada. ... on one supplier for significant components of BioGlue, our products and tissues we process and preserve have allegedly caused and may in the future ...

Silence Therapeutics Receives Allowance from United States Patent and Trademark Office for its Core RNAi Patent

... the functional delivery of novel siRNA therapeutic molecules to targeted tissues and cells. About Silence Therapeutics plc ... enables the functional delivery of siRNA molecules to targeted diseased tissues and cells, while increasing their bioavailability and intracellular ....

Stem Cell Transplantation Research at The Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center Aims to Develop 'Designer' Transplants

... (the graft) stage an immune response to the "foreign" antigens in the tissues of many organs of the host's (patient's) body. These anti-host donor T cells attack the tissues and can cause major organ failure or even death. Past research conducted ...

Worldwide Center for Adult Stem Cell Education LLC Changes Name to 'The Repair Stem Cell Institute LLC'

... apt name, however, is REPAIR stem cells because they regenerate the body tissues for medical self-help repair using therapies that are already proven and ... When the cells are injected back into a patient, they help grow healthy tissues improving the quality of life of the patient. "Repair stem cells are ...

Court Determines that University of Pittsburgh and Artecel Have Sole Rights to Adipose-Derived Stem Cell Patent

... and able to differentiate into many different tissue types, including tissues from all three "germ layers" (the three broad categories of tissues that comprise the whole human body). The adipose stem cells expand well in ...

/C O R R E C T I O N -- Rosetta Genomics Ltd/

... the test is being developed to distinguish among more than 20 possible tissues of origin, and it is expected to be submitted for regulatory approval in ... the test is being developed to distinguish among more than 20 possible tissues of origin, and it is expected to be submitted for regulatory approval in ...

Regenesis Biomedical Appoints Scientific Advisory Board Composed of Life Science and Electronics Experts

... direct current electrical fields in development and regeneration of tissues in cell culture, excised tissues and whole animals. * Dennis Orgill, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor ...

Organogenesis, Inc. to Develop Regenerative Medicine Therapies for U.S. Military Battlefield Injuries

... medicine and will serve as a resource to help the military develop tissues as needs are identified. Therapies developed by AFIRM will also benefit ... medicine, and engineering to empower scientists to grow living cells, tissues and organs in the laboratory, and to safely implant them into the human ...

CryoLife to Distribute FDA-approved Hemostatic Agent Under Private Label

... is a leader in the processing and distribution of implantable living human tissues for use in cardiac and vascular surgeries throughout the United States and ... provide the expected positive results, that the Company's products and the tissues the Company processes allegedly have caused and may in the future cause ...

Kiadis Pharma Receives Orphan Drug Designation for Rhitol(TM) From the FDA

... is caused by immune cells from the donor graft attacking the patient's tissues and organs. Chronic GvHD usually develops some time after the ... their use. Patients with extensive chronic GvHD have multiple organs and tissues affected and in general have a very poor quality of life. ...

Organogenesis, Inc. Announces Acquisition of NanoMatrix, Inc.

... to develop the most cell-friendly scaffolds and physiologically-realistic tissues to date, translating into greater clinical benefit for the patient." ... Regenerative medicine also empowers scientists to grow living cells, tissues and organs in the laboratory, and to safely implant them into the human ...

LifeNet Health Saves 303 Lives and Restores Health to 265,967 Patients in 2007

... bone implants, ligaments and tendons. The gift of bone and connective tissues helps individuals with various orthopedic and neurosurgical conditions. ... include: heart, lungs, kidneys (2), pancreas, liver and small intestine. tissues that are recoverable include: bone, ligaments, tendons as well as heart ...

Shire's ELAPRASE(R) (idursulfase) Approved in Mexico for Treatment of Hunter Syndrome

... sufficient amounts of this enzyme, cellular waste products accumulate in tissues and organs, which then begin to malfunction, leading to severe clinical ... up of GAG in cells throughout the body interferes with the way certain tissues and organs function, leading to severe clinical complications and early ...

Topspin Medical Announces First Commercial Installation of the Cathamaran(TM) Intravascular MRI System

... of the miniaturization of the device, its ability to characterize soft tissues in greater precision and resolution and to provide the physician results ... may constitute a platform in many fields where characterizing soft tissues in high resolution is of critical importance for diagnosing and treating ...

Phase 1 Studies Show Promise of QuatRx's Novel Compound, Sobetirome, for Lowering LDL Cholesterol Levels

... This process involves the transport of cholesterol from peripheral tissues to the liver for conversion into bile acids and then excretion from the ... vaginal syndrome, a common problem that results from thinning of vaginal tissues associated with estrogen deficiency of menopause. Fispemifene is a new, ...

Helix BioPharma Corp. contracts KBI Biopharma to develop an L-DOS47 clinical packaging format

... include ammonia and hydroxyl ions. By doing so at the site of cancerous tissues in the body, L-DOS47 is believed to modify the microenvironmental ... As well, the local production of ammonia at the site of cancerous tissues is thought to readily diffuse into the cancer cells to exert a potent ...
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