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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

Non-profit tissue 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 procurement organization....

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 bank's existi...

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 tha...

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 internationally 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 Diagnosis. 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 clinical indicatio...

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 question...

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 ("EATA"),...

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 welding technology. 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 genomics-...

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 Reconstruction product. TEI has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to market SurgiMend for expanded use in plastic and reconstructive...

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. Abstract 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 A 2D...

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 Hands-free tissue disruption in 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 Stratagene 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 Expression

Many different tissue types on a convenient single-slide format Carolyn Thomas Stratagene Stratagenes Complete View tissue array slides offer further refinement of tissue array technology through optimized tissue fixation and processing procedures that pr...
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