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St. Francis Surgeon Uses Tissue Regeneration Technology to Rebuild Patients' Heart Structures

INDIANAPOLIS, July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- A surgeon at the St. Francis Heart Center is using a revolutionary technology that allows patients to rebuild their own cardiovascular tissue. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090708/DE43062LOGO-a ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.c...

Rexin-G Controls Tumor Growth and Improves Survival in Chemotherapy-Resistant Soft Tissue Sarcoma and Osteosarcoma: Phase I/II & Confirmatory Phase II Studies

SAN MARINO, Calif., Nov. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Epeius Biotechnologies announced today the results of Phase I/II and II studies of Rexin-G in chemotherapy-resistant metastatic soft tissue sarcoma and osteosarcoma, as presented by Dr. Sant P. Chawla, principal investigator, at the CTOS 14th annual meet...

Cell Therapeutics Announces that the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer Completes Enrollment in Phase II Clinical Trial of Brostallicin as First Line Therapy for Advanced or Metastatic Soft Tissue Sarcoma

Potential for data analysis early 2009 SEATTLE, Aug. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cell Therapeutics, Inc.'s (CTI) (Nasdaq: CTIC ; MTA) subsidiary Systems Medicine (SM) announced today that planned enrollment is complete in the European Organization for Research and Treatment ...

FDA Clears the Pathwork(R) Tissue of Origin Test for Hard-To-Identify Tumors

Pathwork Diagnostics' Gene Expression Test Is the First to Receive FDA Clearance for Diagnosis of Uncertain Tumors; Problem Affects 200,000 New U.S. Cancer Cases Annually SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Pathwork Diagnostics, Inc., a molecular diagnostics com...

Children's Brain Tumor Foundation's Tissue Bank Consortium May Solve Dire Problem in Pediatric Cancer Research

Leading Institutions in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Chicago To Launch Collaborative Initiative NEW YORK, July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a major effort to speed treatment and cures for pediatric brain tumors and cancer, the Children's Brain Tumor Foundation (CBTF) today launched the in...

Phase I/II Study of Targeted Gene Delivery In Vivo - Intravenous Infusions of REXIN-G - Demonstrates Dose-Dependent Anti-Tumor Activity Without Toxicity in Patients With Progressive Chemo-Resistant Bone and Soft Tissue Sarcoma (ASCO 2008)

SAN MARINO, Calif., May 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Epeius Biotechnologies ( http://www.epeiusbiotech.com ) announced today the results of an on-going Phase I/II study of Rexin-G for metastatic bone and soft tissue sarcoma (J Clin Oncol 26: 14509, 2008). Rexin-G is the first and so far only targeted ge...

Cardium and Tissue Repair Company's Excellarate Candidate for Healing Diabetic Wounds Gains Media Focus in Multiple Regions Across U.S.

SAN DIEGO, March 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cardium Therapeutics (Amex: CXM ) and its subsidiary, Tissue Repair Company (TRC) today reported that the Phase 2b MATRIX clinical study has been the focus of media attention in multiple regions across the U.S., including television news features ...

Study Finds Starion Instruments' Tissue Welding Technology Safe and Effective in Parotidectomy Procedures

Technology minimizes risk of postoperative facial paresis SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Starion Instruments, a leading surgical device company, today announced that a study published in the January 2008 issue of The American Surgeon found Starion's patented Tissue Welding t...

Study of Pathwork Diagnostics' Tissue of Origin Test Published in the Journal of Molecular Diagnostics: Investigates Test Reproducibility in Multiple Labs to Determine Primary Tumor in Cancer Cases

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Dec. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Pathwork Diagnostics, a genomics-based diagnostics company focused on oncology, announced that its Pathwork(R) Tissue of Origin Test is the focus of a study published in the January issue of The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics. Pathwork's genomics-ba...

Raydiance Collaborates With Rutgers University and Nation's Largest Tissue Bank to Develop Innovative Tissue Processing Approaches

Scientists Leveraging Precision and Power of Raydiance USP Laser Platform to Separate Skin Layers Without Collateral Damage; Decontaminate Tissue; Speed Tissue Cleaning Initial Proof of Concept Testing Successful During Feasibility Trials PETALUMA, Calif. and NEW BR...

Study Finds Starion Instruments' Tissue Welding Technology Reduces Pain and Bleeding in Tonsillectomy Patients

Technology may improve quality of recovery compared with cold dissection procedure SUNNYVALE, Calif., Nov. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Starion Instruments, a leading surgical device company, today announced that a study published in the Annals of Otology, Rhinology & Laryng...

BioMosaics' Glypican-3 Blood & Tissue Tests Receive CE Marking in Europe

BURLINGTON, Vt., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- BioMosaics Inc., a cancer biomarker development company, announced today that it has received CE marking for its proprietary products for the identification of Glypican-3 (GPC3) in human blood and in tissue as in vitro diagnostic tests. This will allow...

National Stem Cell Holding, Inc. Discovers Non-Embryonic Biomaterials that Promote Tissue Repair

MOUNTAINSIDE, N.J., Aug. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- National Stem Cell Holding, Inc. (OTC: NHGI.PK), today announced that Michael Cohen, CEO of the Company, and Jacob Cohen, have discovered biomaterial derived from non- embryonic stem cells, which appears to promote tissue repair in various ...

Neurosciences Institute Discovers Drug Extends Stroke Treatment Time to 24 Hours, Repairs Brain Tissue

Could Be Life-Changing for Stroke, Traumatic Brain Injury, Alzheimer's Patients MORGANTOWN, W.Va., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scientists at the Blanchette Rockefeller Neurosciences Institute (BRNI) have discovered that Bryostatin -- and a related class o...

Knee Pain? An Exclusive Study Engineers Cartilage to Match Patient's Own Tissue

MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Patients with knee cartilage injuries now have the opportunity to re-grow their cartilage as part of an innovative study at TRIA Orthopaedic Center, in Bloomington, MN. Cartilage is the tough but flexible tissue that covers the ends of your bones at a joint ...

CellCyte Genetics Corp. Enters Collaborative Research Agreement With Cleveland Clinic Foundation to Qualify Stem Cell Delivery in Damaged Heart Tissue

KIRKLAND, Wash., Sept. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CellCyte Genetics Corporation (the "Company") (OTC Bulletin Board: CCYG) has entered into a collaborative research agreement with physician scientists at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation of Cleveland, Ohio. The goal of the collaboration is to ...

BioLineRx Presents Data on BL-1040 at Cardiovascular Revascularization Therapies Conference Demonstrating Potential to Reduce Deterioration of Infarcted Heart Tissue and Maintain Functionality

JERUSALEM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 7, 2007 - BioLineRx Ltd. (TASE:BLRX), Israel's leading drug development company, reported today pre-clinical data from trials of BL-1040 demonstrating that BL-1040 is effective in preventing deterioration of the myocardium after a myocardial infarction (MI), thereby ...

Novel Human Tissue Transgenic Cancer Model May Offer Significant Advance Toward Accurately Modeling Human Cancer

LOS ANGELES & CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 18, 2007 - AVEO Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of novel, targeted cancer medicines, presented today findings from its novel human-in-mouse (HIM) tissue transgenic cancer model syste...

GSK'S Pazopanib Shows Positive Results in Patients with Advanced Renal Cell Carcinoma, Ovarian Cancer and Soft Tissue Sarcoma

CHICAGO, June 04, 2007 /PRNewswire/ -- GlaxoSmithKline today announced results from ongoing Phase II studies of pazopanib in advanced or metastatic renal cell carcinoma (RCC), ovarian cancer and soft tissue sarcoma (STS). These trials were presented at the 43rd Annual Meeting of the American Socie...

Fat Kills Cancer: Turning Stem Cells from Fat Tissue into Personalized, Cancer-Targeted Therapeutics

PHILADELPHIA, July 3, 2007 ? Researchers in Slovakia have been able to derive mesenchymal stem cells from human adipose, or fat, tissue and engineer them into “suicide genes” that seek out and destroy tumors like tiny homing missiles. This gene therapy approach is a novel way to atta...

Schepens Scientists Identify Key to Integrating Transplanted Nerve Cells Into Injured Tissue

Discovery promises to make retina, spinal cord and other central nervous system transplants possible BOSTON, April 26, 2007 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientists at the Schepens Eye Research Institute, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School, have identified a key mechanism for successfully transplanting tiss...

Isis Reports Strong Financial Results and Highlights for Second Quarter of 2009

...markers. Eli Lilly and Company recently completed its Phase 1 study of LY2181308 and presented data confirming that LY2181308 penetrates tumor tissue and reduces survivin mRNA and protein levels in tumor cells. Isis and its collaborators highlighted new antisense therapeutic pr...

Cancer Centers of North Carolina Offers HDR Brachytherapy for Treatment of Cancerous Tumors

...uter-controlled delivery system is used to optimize the dose distribution to the target. As a result of this precise delivery, the surrounding healthy tissue and critical organs are preferentially spared from high doses of radiation and side effects may be reduced. Unlike low dose rate brachytherapy ...

Radius' Investigational Bone Anabolic Agent, BA058, Increased Bone Mineral Density (BMD) at Key Fracture Sites in Phase 2 Clinical Trial in Postmenopausal Osteoporosis

...dy's co-primary endpoints were change from baseline in lumbar spine BMD and changes in anabolic bone markers. BMD is a measurement of mineralized bone tissue used to diagnose osteoporosis and to help determine a patient's fracture risk, as well as response to treatment. About PTHrP and PTH In bon...

Scientists Discover Origin of Malaria

...r abandoned by human owners. In Ivory Coast scientists from the Robert Koch Institute and Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology collected tissue and blood samples from 10 chimps that had died due to anthrax, respiratory disease or other reasons in the Tai National Park. Samples were analyzed in...

Amgen Announces Positive Top-Line Results for Denosumab in Trial for Delay of Skeletal Related Events in Bone Metastases Patients Compared to Zometa(R)

...ses in prostate cancer. Bone Metastases: Impact and Prevalence Bone metastases, cancer cells that separate from tumors and migrate to bone tissue where they settle and grow, occur in more than 1.5 million people worldwide.(1) With improvements in cancer care, including earlier diagnosis and new ...

Study Results Show That Minimally Invasive Therapy is Successful for Over Two-Thirds of Stroke Patients Treated Outside the Standard Eight-Hour Window

...ued Nogueira, when brain imaging studies revealed that a significant number of late-presenting stroke patients showed evidence of salvageable brain tissue in the area of the stroke, it was an important avenue to pursue. This meant that endovascular therapy (performed by neurointerventional specialists w...

VisEn Molecular Imaging Technology Enables Key Insights Into Newly Discovered Biologic Pathway Published in SCIENCE

... the Massachusetts General Hospital's Center for Systems Biology found that monocytes were held in concentration in the spleen and released to injured tissue sites in the body to participate in wound healing. As presented in the findings, the reporting scientists discovered and detailed the biologic pathwa...

Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine Herald New Agreement To Continue Forty-Plus Year Historic Relationship

... programs at the North Division. Distinguished centers of excellence at Montefiore include cardiology and cardiac surgery , cancer care , tissue and organ transplantation, children's health , women's health , surgery and the surgical subspecialties . Montefiore is a national leader in...

Wyeth Reports Publication of Phase 3 Data for Bazedoxifene/Conjugated Estrogens, an Investigational Compound Being Studied for the Treatment of Menopausal Symptoms

...ert.org/inpress . Titles and Summary of Findings From Published Manuscripts 1. Endometrial Protection in Menopausal Therapy with a tissue Selective Estrogen Complex (TSEC) Containing Bazedoxifene/Conjugated Estrogens (Pickar JH, et al) To evaluate endometrial effects, biopsies w...

Cryo-Cell Announces C'elle(SM) Research and Development Collaboration with Cryopraxis Cryobiology Ltd.

...rus grows outside of the uterus, resulting in scar tissue that causes severe pelvic pain and may lead to inf...Cryopraxis is primarily dedicated to stem cell and tissue banking. Cryopraxis is a leader in stem cell, bone...te-of-the-art Good Manufacturing Practice and Good tissue Practice (cGMP/cGTP)-compliant facility. Cryo-Cell...

World's First Cardiac Adult Stem Cell Patient Receives Infusion

...ed with his own cardiac stem cells into heart scar tissue using a minimally-invasive cardiac catheterization...is own atrium, the upper chamber of the heart. The tissue was then sent to Piero Anversa, of Harvard Univers...rial. We hope to help the heart regenerate its own tissue and improve heart function." Bolli is collaboratin...

First Skin Cancer Patients Treated With Electronic Brachytherapy (eBx) At University of Wisconsin Riverview Cancer Center

...ivers a high therapeutic dose to a cancer tumor while sparing nearby normal tissue by using a miniaturized X-ray source rather than radioactive isotopes. ...o the region at risk with minimal radiation exposure to surrounding healthy tissue and without the complex handling, resource logistics and costs associated w...

Injection Reverses Heart-Attack Damage

...m cells BOSTON, July 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Injured heart tissue normally can't regrow, but researchers at Children's Hospital Boston have now laid the groundwork for regenerating heart tissue after a heart attack, in patients with heart failure, or in children with c...

National Cancer Institute Research Identifies Unique Mechanism of Brostallicin's Anti-Tumor Effectiveness

...antly hematologic toxicities. Activity was demonstrated in a number of solid tumor types. A phase II study of brostallicin in relapsed/refractory soft tissue sarcoma met its pre-defined activity and safety hurdles and resulted in a first-line phase II study that is currently being conducted by the European ...

First Potential Lupus-Specific Treatment in Sight

...ite . About Lupus Lupus is an acute and chronic autoimmune disease in which the immune system is unbalanced, causing inflammation and tissue damage to virtually any organ in the body. Its health effects include heart attacks, strokes, seizures, miscarriages, and organ failure. Ninety percen...

Bionovo's Estrogen Receptor Beta Selective Drugs Have Unique Gene Expression and Cell Type Specificity

...f their drugs to safely and effectively treat menopausal symptoms. "It is essential that new drug candidates demonstrate drug selectivity and tissue specificity in order to minimize adverse effects, particularly when the drug is being developed for the treatment of common, recurring symptoms associ...

Elbit Imaging Ltd. Announces - Swiss Team Uses InSightec's ExAblate(R) 4000 Brain System to Treat Patients With Functional Brain Disorders

...utcome in real time - and high intensity focused ultrasound to target brain tissue non-invasively. MR thermometry allows the physician to control and adjust t...real time to ensure that the targeted area is fully treated and surrounding tissue is spared. The ExAblate 4000 is a platform for a variety of transcranial in...

University of Michigan Study Shows SEQUENOM's MassARRAY Technology Identifies HPV Infections Missed by Standard Hybridization Test

... HPV DNA using the HC2 test, the most widely used clinical HPV test, and 77 tissue samples taken from tumors in confirmed cervical cancer patients were analyz...of the 15 HPV genotypes in liquid cytology samples from cervical smears and tissue biopsy samples. The AttoSense test is currently available for Research Use...

Risks of Delaying ACL Reconstruction in Young Athletes May Be Too High, Study Shows

...the decision was made to delay treatment, patients were instructed to wear a custom ACL brace. All patients who underwent the surgery utilized a soft tissue graft with anatomically placed tunnels and fixation devices that did not cross the growth plate. Patients were also followed for a minimum of one-year...
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