Pulmonary disease and stem cells

Transl Res. 2010 Sep;156(3):188-205. Epub 2010 Jul 7. Stem cells and cell therapy approaches in lung biology and diseases. Sueblinvong V, Weiss DJ. Source Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Allergy, Department of Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA. Abstract Cell-based therapies with embryonic or adult stem cells, including induced pluripotent stem cells, have emerged…

Stem cells and cardiac repair

STEM CELL THERAPY Br Med Bull. 2010;94:65-80. Epub 2010 Mar 2. Cell therapy for cardiac repair. Lee J, Terracciano CM. Source Imperial College London, National Heart and Lung Institute, Harefield Heart Science Centre, Harefield, Middlesex, UB9 6JH, UK. Abstract Heart failure is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. The current strategies for treatment…

Intracoronary and intramyocardial stem cell therapy

J Am Coll Cardiol. 2011 Sep 6;58(11):1095-104. 10 years of intracoronary and intramyocardial bone marrow stem cell therapy of the heart: from the methodological origin to clinical practice. Strauer BE, Steinhoff G. Source Heinrich-Heine University of Duesseldorf, Duesseldorf, Germany. Abstract Intracoronary and intramyocardial stem cell therapy aim at the repair of compromised myocardium thereby–as a…

Mesenchymal stem cell therapy for the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Expert Opin Biol Ther. 2010 May;10(5):681-7. Mesenchymal stem cell therapy for the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. D’Agostino B, Sullo N, Siniscalco D, De Angelis A, Rossi F. Source Department of Experimental Medicine, Second University of Naples, Section of Pharmacology L Donatelli, via S Maria di Costantinopoli, 16-80138 Napoli, Italy. bruno.dagostino@unina2.it Abstract Recent studies…

Stem cells and Asthma

Curr Stem Cell Res Ther. 2010 Jun;5(2):111-5. Immunomodulatory effects of adipose-derived stem cells in airway allergic diseases. Cho KS, Roh HJ. Source Department of ORL-HNS and Medical Research Institute, Pusan National University School of Medicine, Busan, South Korea. Abstract Allergic rhinitis and asthma are inflammatory airway allergic diseases caused by Th2-driven immune response. Several studies…

RENAL FAILURE: Improve Renal Function in Preclinical Acute Kidney Injury Study

PRESS RELEASE Oct. 5, 2010, 8:50 a.m. EDT • Adipose-Derived Stem & Regenerative Cells Reduce Mortality, Improve Renal Function in Preclinical Acute Kidney Injury Study Data Published Today SAN DIEGO, Oct 05, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Preclinical data was published today on research performed by Cytori Therapeutics /quotes/comstock/15*!cytx/quotes/nls/cytx (CYTX 4.98, +0.28, +5.96%) showing adipose (fat)-derived…

Hair Regeneration

Cell. 2011 Sep 2;146(5):761-71. Adipocyte lineage cells contribute to the skin stem cell niche to drive hair cycling. Festa E, Fretz J, Berry R, Schmidt B, Rodeheffer M, Horowitz M, Horsley V. Source Departments of Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology, Yale University, 219 Prospect St., New Haven, CT 06520, USA. Abstract In mammalian skin, multiple…