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Epicel(TM) Wins Marketing Approval for Severe Burn Victims

... First FDA-Approved xenotransplantation Device CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Genzyme Corporation (Nasdaq: GENZ ) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administ...

BioReliance Appoints Executive Chairman to be Interim CEO and Announces Recent Senior Executive Additions

... director of Q-One Biotech which was acquired by BioReliance in 2003. He is a member, or former member, of several advisory groups including the FDA's xenotransplantation Advisory Committee and the World Health Organisation's Expert Advisory Panel on Biological Standardization. Dr. Onions is a Fellow of the Royal Societ...

Cross-species transplant in rhesus macaques is step toward diabetes cure for humans

...d for immune suppression and that is a major obstacle we have overcome." The researchers' results appear online and will be published in the journal xenotransplantation in November. Although the transplants fell short of producing sufficient insulin to cure the macaques' diabetes, Hammerman predicts that with additi...

LCT Reports Major Step for Islet Transplantation in Diabetes Patient

...d carried out under local anaesthetic. Patients will then be monitored by LCT’s well established protocols, which are in accordance with international xenotransplantation guidelines. "This is strong evidence that LCT’s DiabeCell product holds significant potential to address the key issues of finding renewable don...

Transplanted Pig Cells in Human Produce Insulin

...ntific paper published in the March 2007 issue of the international journal xenotransplantation outlines how LCT has demonstrated the long-term safety, viability and funct...CT’s well-established protocols, which are in accordance with international xenotransplantation guidelines. “This is strong evidence that LCT’s DiabeCell product h...

Xenotransplantation “breakthrough”

...on to hyperacute rejection by the human immune system, other hurdles facing xenotransplantation include delayed rejection, coagulopathy and chronic T-cell-mediated rejecti...f the major technical hurdles and scientific risks overcome, the promise of xenotransplantation is now a reality, with the potential to revolutionise the transplant indust...

Animals can give us a second chance at life

...has been know that since the early 1990s about 16 people have died in human xenotransplantation trials. There have been patients in Parkinson’s disease trials who have had... slowly. Researchers also say cloned pigs may play an important role in xenotransplantation and this is even mre controversial. ...

Animals Can give us a second chance at life

...has been know that since the early 1990s about 16 people have died in human xenotransplantation trials. There have been patients in Parkinson’s disease trials who have had...slowly. Researchers also say cloned pigs may play an important role in xenotransplantation and thisis even more controversial. ...

Pig cloning for organs

...d the sheep Dolly, scientists say they produced four piglets without one of two genes that lead to the massive rejections that have plagued efforts at xenotransplantation -- the process of replacing human organs with animal organs. "We've knocked out one copy of the gene known to cause this immune response," said Ra...
Xenotransplantation in Medical Definition

Medical procedure

... Hand surgery Laminectomy Hemilaminectomy Laparoscopic surgery Lithotriptor Lobotomy Knee cartilage replacement therapy xenotransplantation Other Autopsy Screening (medicine) Interventional radiology See also Invasive (medical) Non-invasive ...
Xenotransplantation in Medical Dictionary

Androgen

..., summaries, research information, and more. ... most active androgen is testosterone, produced ... Androgen Scientific Group's proposal. Cell xenotransplantation for testicular Leidig cells. ... A Brief Summary of Androgen Scientific Research Group activity: ... In fact, minimal androgen requirements fo...
Xenotransplantation in Biological News

Diabetes researchers pioneer islet cell xenotransplantation in primate studies

A team of researchers from the University of Alberta, the Yerkes National Primate Research Center of Emory University and the Emory Transplant Center has successfully transplanted insulin-producing neonatal porcine islet cells into monkeys, a procedure the researchers say represents a promising int...

Empire State Stem Cell Board awards $12.7 million to Albert Einstein College of Medicine

... Stem Cell Center. The center will consist of three units: The Human Pluripotent Stem Cell Unit that will produce patient specific stem cells; the xenotransplantation Unit through which researchers will transplant human cells in small animal models, an essential component of experiments that have to be performed bef...

Breakthrough research identifies how cells from pigs may cure diabetes

...ring will present the latest research on pig islet xenotransplantation at the Diabetes Research and Wellness Foundation S...ansplant Association (IPITA) and the International xenotransplantation Association (IXA) for the first time in history. ...k of infectious disease transmission is lower with xenotransplantation of islets. Bioengineering of islet implanta...
Xenotransplantation in Biological Technology

Spring Point Project Welcomes Second Generation 'Medical-Grade' Piglets

...O Henk-Jan Schuurman, PhD, who is an experienced researcher in the field of xenotransplantation -- the transplantation of living cells, tissues or organs from one species ...e from the 'medical grade' pigs in our facility." Other groups working in xenotransplantation see Spring Point Project more and more as a leader in this arena as well. V...

Spring Point Project Gains Support of Lions Clubs

...Project closer and closer to a diabetes cure," says Spring Point Project CEO Henk-Jan Schuurman, PhD, who is an experienced researcher in the field of xenotransplantation -- the transplantation of living cells, tissues or organs from one species to another. "We appreciate all supporters of our mission," Schuurman adds...

Breakthrough research identifies how cells from pigs may cure diabetes

...ring will present the latest research on pig islet xenotransplantation at the Diabetes Research and Wellness Foundation S...ansplant Association (IPITA) and the International xenotransplantation Association (IXA) for the first time in history. ...k of infectious disease transmission is lower with xenotransplantation of islets. Bioengineering of islet implanta...
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