Cardium Provides Update on Phase 2b Excellarate Clinical Study and Plans for Additional Tissue Repair Applications
SAN DIEGO, Calif., July 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cardium Therapeutics (NYSE Amex: CXM ) and its subsidiary Tissue
Repair Company (TRC) today provided an update on the completion of their MATRIX Phase 2b clinical study and announced plans to provide detailed safety and efficacy...
BioLife Solutions Announces Validation and Start-Up of New Internal Manufacturing Facility for Serum-Free Cell and Tissue Biopreservation Media Products
Quality System and Facility Support Increased Capacity, Cost Reductions, Custom Packaging, Regulatory Filings
BOTHELL, Wash., June 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BioLife Solutions, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: BLFS), a leading biopreservation tools provider, today announced that it has complete...
Spectros T-Stat Tissue Oximeter Clinical Studies Presented at PAS (Pediatric Academic Societies') Conference
PORTOLA VALLEY, Calif., May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Spectros announced today that its T-Stat Tissue
Oximeter was featured in two presentations at the Pediatric Academic Societies' (PAS) annual conference held in Baltimore, Maryland, May 2-5, 2009. The studies focused on clinical applications of the Sp...
Heart Hospital of Austin First Site in World to Test Efficacy of New Adult Stem Cell Therapy to Treat Damaged Heart Tissue in Phase II Trial
Central Texas man receives groundbreaking therapy days after heart attack
AUSTIN, Texas, March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- On March 30, the Heart Hospital of Austin treated the first patient in the world enrolled in a groundbreaking Phase II study designed to test the effectiveness and safety of a...
Improved Cryopreservation Outcomes in Potential $100B Tissue Engineering Market Enabled by BioLife Solutions CryoStor(TM)
Independent, Comparative Evaluation by Leading Research Centers in Germany and Portugal Indicates Significant Biopreservation Advantages of Serum-Free, Pre-Formulated CryoStor
BOTHELL, Wash., March 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BioLife Solutions, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: BLFS), a leading deve...
Biomerix Corporation Announces FDA Clearance and Market Launch of REVIVE(TM) for Use in Soft Tissue Repair Procedures
FREMONT, Calif., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Biomerix Corporation announced today that it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance to market REVIVE(TM). Constructed using the Biomerix Biomaterial(TM), REVIVE acts as a tissue
scaffold facilitating rapid tissue
ingrowth and ...
Serica Technologies Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for SeriScaffold(TM) Technology for Soft Tissue Repair
Potential applications in reconstructive and aesthetic plastic surgery
MEDFORD, Mass., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Serica Technologies, Inc., a growth-stage medical device company developing silk-based biomaterial platforms for tissue
regeneration, today announced it has received 510(k) cl...
Pioneer(R) Surgical Technology, Inc. Wins Frost & Sullivan's 2009 North American Orthopaedic Tissue Engineering Technology Innovation Award
MARQUETTE, Mich. and GREENVILLE, N.C., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Pioneer
Surgical Technology, Inc., a leading innovator in the design and manufacture
of spinal and orthopaedic implants, instruments and biologic products, today
announced that it has won the prestigious Frost & Sullivan 2009 N...
AlloSource Distributes Record Amount of Tissue in 2008
bank grows 21 percent helping patients in more donor communities
CENTENNIAL, Colo., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- AlloSource, one of the nation's largest non-profit providers of skin, bone and soft tissue
allografts for use in surgical procedures, finished 2008 distributing more ...
CryoLife, Inc. Receives Tissue From 100,000th Donor, Marking Industry Milestone
ATLANTA, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CryoLife, Inc. (NYSE: CRY ) , announced today that it achieved an industry milestone when it received tissue
from its 100,000th individual donor. The tissue, received January 14, 2009 came from a Kansas-based organ and tissue
BioStorage Technologies Partners with Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R) Tissue Bank at the IU Simon Cancer Center in Breast Cancer Research Initiative
INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R)
Tissue Bank at the IU Simon Cancer Center in Indianapolis has partnered with
BioStorage Technologies, Inc. (BST) for secure, compliant storage of donated
tissue specimens. BST will store a third of the tissue
Bionovo Publishes Discoveries in Predictable Tissue Selectivity for Selective Estrogen Receptor Modulators Platform
EMERYVILLE, Calif., Jan. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Bionovo, Inc.
(Nasdaq: BNVI ) announced today results describing predictable estrogen
regulatory elements that can be used to identify estrogenic drugs that are
safer. The data, published in Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology, showed
AlloSource, Tissue Recipient Join 'Stars of Life' Affected by Organ and Tissue Donation Aboard Donate Life Float in 2009 Rose Parade(R)
CENTENNIAL, Colo., Dec. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- AlloSource, one of the nation's largest non-profit providers of skin, bone and soft tissue
allografts for use in surgical procedures, will this year sponsor one of the 26 float riders aboard the annual Donate Life float in the January 1 Tournament of Rose...
Don't Wait - Do It Now!(TM) Become an Organ and Tissue Donor
COLUMBUS, Ohio, Nov. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The need for organ and tissue
donation increases daily. In Ohio, nearly 3,000 people are waiting for a life
saving organ transplant and many more are in need of tissue. Four Ohioans die
each week waiting for a transplant. What better gift to give during this...
Global Med Technologies(R), Inc. Partners With Biomedical Synergies to Offer Advanced Tissue Tracking Solutions for Hospitals and Surgery Centers
Proven human tissue/implant tracking solution now available
DENVER, Nov. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Global Med Technologies(R),
Inc. ("Global Med") (OTC Bulletin Board: GLOB), an international e-Health,
medical information technology company, and Biomedical Synergies, Inc.
CSMG Technologies Announces Key Fifth U.S. Tissue Bonding/Welding Patent Approved
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Oct. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CSMG
Technologies, Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board: CTGI), a technology management
company, announced the company has received approval of its fifth U.S.
patent. The approval is on a key divisional application for "Bonding of
Soft Biological T...
SpectraScience Awarded Patent for Its Optical Biopsy System and Methods for Tissue Diagnosis
SAN DIEGO, Oct. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SpectraScience, Inc. (OTC
Bulletin Board: SCIE), a San Diego-based medical device company, today
announced that it has been awarded a Canadian patent for its Optical Biopsy
System and Methods for Tissue
Jim Hitchin, SpectraScience's CEO,...
FDA Grants Epeius Biotechnologies' Rexin-G a Third Orphan Drug Designation, This Time for the Treatment of Soft Tissue Sarcomas
SAN MARINO, Calif., July 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Epeius Biotechnologies
Corporation today announced that Rexin-G has been granted Orphan Drug
Designation by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the
treatment of all soft tissue
sarcomas. This latest approval is the third
Pittsburgh Region Middle School Students Participate in Hands-on Tissue Engineering Summer Camp
PITTSBURGH, July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Have you ever wondered why a
starfish can completely grow a new arm, but humans cannot? Or, how about
the fact that a salamander can regenerate a severed leg, but human beings
have to rely on man-made, prosthetic limbs? Many of us have asked the same
Osteotech Renews Tissue Recovery Agreement with the Euro Atlantic Transplant Alliance
EATONTOWN, N.J., April 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Osteotech, Inc.
(Nasdaq: OSTE ), a leader in the emerging field of biologic solutions for
regenerative medicine, announced today that it has renewed its exclusive
tissue recovery agreement with The Euro Atlantic Transplant Alliance
Starion Achieves Worldwide Distribution of Proprietary Tissue Welding Technology
Researchers in South Africa latest to report patient benefits
SUNNYVALE, Calif., Jan. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Starion Instruments, a
leading surgical device company, today announced that it has extended
worldwide distribution of its proprietary tissue
Physicians in North Am...
Virginia Commonwealth University to Study Genomics-Based Diagnostic Test: Pathwork Diagnostics' Tissue of Origin Test Designed to Aid in Determination of a Tumor's Origin
SUNNYVALE, Calif., Nov. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Pathwork Diagnostics, a
genomics-based diagnostics company focused on oncology, announced today
that Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine has initiated an
investigational study of the Pathwork(TM) Tissue
of Origin Test. The new
TEI Biosciences Launches SurgiMend(TM) Collagen Matrix for Soft Tissue Reconstruction
BOSTON, Oct. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- TEI Biosciences Inc. announces the
launch of its SurgiMend(TM) Collagen Matrix for Soft Tissue
product. TEI has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug
Administration to market SurgiMend for expanded use in plastic and
BioLife Solutions' CryoStor(TM) Adopted by Tissue Regeneration Therapeutics for Preservation Protocol for New, Non-Embryonic Source of Stem Cells
Umbilical Cord Tissue
Provides Building-Block Cells for Muscle, Bone, Connective Tissues
BOTHELL, Wash., Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BioLife Solutions
Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: BLFS), a leading developer and marketer of
proprietary hypothermic storage and cryo...
New Edition of Definitive Resource in Tissue Engineering Released Today
Book Co-Edited by Advanced Cell Technology's Robert Lanza, MIT's Robert Langer, and Harvard's Joseph Vacanti
WORCESTER, Mass., Aug. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Three of the
world's leading authorities in regenerative medicine, Robert Lanza, M.D.,
VP Research & Scientific Deve...
Osteotech Resumes Shipments of Bulgarian Tissue
EATONTOWN, N.J., July 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Osteotech, Inc. (Nasdaq: OSTE ), a leader in the emerging field of biologic products for regenerative healing, today announced that in a July 24, 2009 letter to the Company, the French regulatory agency, afssaps, rescinded its Dec...
New Pre-Clinical Data on OmniGuide's BeamPath NEURO(TM) Demonstrates Precise Cutting in Brain Tissue
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- OmniGuide, Inc., the developer of the first and only flexible CO2 laser fiber based on breakthrough photonic bandgap technology, today announced the results of a pre-clinical study comparing the Company's fiber scalpels to conventional incision methods in...
Printing New Organs: Foundation Funds Medical Technology That Replicates Human Tissue
SPRINGFIELD, Va., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Methuselah Foundation has identified Organovo, Inc. as a leader in the extraordinary science of bio-printing. The US Department of Health and Human Services predicts: "Within 20 years regenerative medicine will be the standard of care for replacing all tis...
The closest look ever at native human tissue
Seeing proteins in their natural environment and interactions inside cells has been a long-standing goal. Using an advanced microscopy technique called cryo-electron tomography, researchers from the European Molecular Biology Laboratory [EMBL] have visualised proteins responsible for cell-cell con...
US Patent and Trademark Office Allows CRi's Patent Application for Spectral Imaging of Deep Tissue
WOBURN, Mass., Nov. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Cambridge Research &
Instrumentation (CRi) announced today that the United States Patent Office
has issued a notice of allowance for their patent application number
10/669,101, for Spectral Imaging of Deep Tissue.
This method patent covers the use of mu...
Biotech firm uses live heart tissue in drug screens
Milwaukee, Wis. - InvivoSciences LLC , a startup biotechnology firm with laboratories in Milwaukee, is working to help drug developers bridge the gap between molecular and animal testing methods. For researchers studying heart diseases, skin disorders, and other maladies, Invivo's manufactured l...
High sensitivity quantitation of metabolites of nitrofuran antibiotics in animal tissue using LC/MS/MS
A sensitive and simple high performance liquid chromatograph tandem mass spectrometry (LC/MS/MS) method is presented for a simultaneous analysis of the metabolites of four nitrofuran antibiotics in chicken tissue.
The animal meat samples were prepared by ho...
GenomiPhi amplification of FFPE tissue DNA for array CGH
Key words: formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded (FFPE)
• GenomiPhi • whole-genome amplification (WGA)
• degenerate oligonucleotideprimed PCR (DOP-PCR)
• Cy3/Cy5-dCTP probe labeling • comparative
genomic hybridization (CGH) • bacterial...
Sensitive identification of phosphopeptides in brain tissue using Ettan MDLC and Finnigan LTQ
J. Samskog, H. Wadensten, and J. Flensburg
GE Healthcare, Uppsala, Sweden
A 2D–LC-MS method was developed to analyse phosphopeptides in mouse brain tissue. The trypsin-digested tissue
was separated by strong cation exchange chromatography (SCX),...
2D-LC analysis of phosphopeptides in brain tissue using Ettan MDLC and Finnigan LTQ
Key words: phosphopeptide • two-dimensional liquid chromatography (2D-LC) • Ettan MDLC • LC-MS/MS • reversed-phase chromatography (RPC) • strong cation exchange (SCX) chromatography • linear ion trap mass spectrometer
Hands-free Tissue Disruption No Homogenization Needed
MELT Total RNA Isolation System
High quality RNA is suitable for both
RT-PCR and microarray gene expression analysis
minutes: no grinding or polytron re...
Quality assurance of RNA derived from
laser microdissected tissue samples
obtained by the PALM MicroBeam System
using the RNA 6000 Pico LabChip kit.
Gene expression profiling of material isolated by microdissection has
become a very popular method for analyzing cellular behavior in a micro
scale and is used in a wide range of research and clinical applications.
Tissue Specificity for Mutation Parallels Tissue Specificity for Cancer
Measure mutations in any tissue
with the Big Blue transgenic
rodent mutation assay
Johan G. de Boer Barry W. Glickman
Centre for Environmental Health, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC Canada
With Stratagenes Big Blue transgenic rodent mutation
assay,* which carrie...
Simple Isolation of RNA from Tissue and Cultured Cells
Easy RNA purification with integrated DNA-removal step
Karen Dolter Jeff Braman
The StrataPrep total RNA miniprep kit efficiently
isolates high-quality total RNA from 10 5 to 10 7 cultured
cells or 10 to 40 mg of tissue
and includes an on-column DNA-remova...
Innovative Tissue Array Technology for High-Throughput Screening of Gene
Many different tissue
types on a convenient single-slide format
Stratagenes Complete View tissue
slides offer further refinement of tissue
array technology through optimized
tissue fixation and processing procedures that pr...