Articles tagged with 'Regenerative Medicine' | Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Cedars-Sinai Newsroom (Regenerative Medicine)

2022
October
28,
2022
| 13:46 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai has been awarded a five-year, $8 million grant from California’s stem cell agency to launch an innovative new clinic that will expand patients’ access to stem cell and gene therapies, increase research and training in regenerative medici...
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October
07,
2022
| 07:03 AM America/Los_Angeles
A new method developed by scientists at Cedars-Sinai makes it easier to visualize the cell populations in organ chips, the technology that recapitulates true-to-life biology outside the body.Induced pluripotent stem cell and organ-chip technologies a...
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September
05,
2022
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai investigators have developed an investigational therapy using support cells and a protective protein that can be delivered past the blood-brain barrier. This combined stem cell and gene therapy can potentially protect diseased motor neur...
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August
04,
2022
| 08:05 AM America/Los_Angeles
Investigators at Cedars-Sinai and the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) have identified a component in the intestine that plays a critical role in repairing damaged tissue.Scientists found that endothelial cells in the lymphatic vessels ...
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May
20,
2022
| 09:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Two recent discoveries co-led by scientists at Cedars-Sinai may help lead to new ways to treat patients with Allan-Herndon-Dudley syndrome (AHDS), a brain development disorder that causes severe intellectual disability and problems with movement.   I...
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May
17,
2022
| 06:12 AM America/Los_Angeles
There's a huge urgency worldwide to find new therapies that help patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a fatal neurological disorder that causes people to eventually lose the ability to walk, talk, eat and breathe.ALS attacks nerve cells...
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April
15,
2022
| 12:38 PM America/Los_Angeles
Already pioneers in regenerative medicine, scientists at Cedars-Sinai are launching their expertise into space to see if they can elevate the next generation of stem cell and gene therapies by harnessing the near-zero gravity conditions of spacefligh...
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February
21,
2022
| 06:03 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cancer treatments save lives. They also might cause heart damage in the process.Cedars-Sinai research scientist Arun Sharma, PhD, wants to be able to predict when this might happen. As the head of a new laboratory in the Cedars-Sinai Board of Governo...
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February
04,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
A new cloud-based data resource co-developed by scientists at Cedars-Sinai provides the research community with a comprehensive set of tools to help identify new subtypes of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a fatal neurological disorder.The web-b...
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2021
December
30,
2021
| 08:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
The secret to producing large batches of stem cells more efficiently may lie in the near-zero gravity conditions of space. Scientists at Cedars-Sinai have found that microgravity has the potential to contribute to life-saving advances on Earth by fac...
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December
28,
2021
| 08:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
Stem cell scientists have revealed the origins of a common ovarian cancer by modeling fallopian tube tissues, allowing them to characterize how a genetic mutation puts women at high risk for this cancer. The created tissues, known as organoids, hold ...
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November
11,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Scientists from Cedars-Sinai are gearing up to send stem cells into space to test whether it is possible to produce large batches in zero gravity for use in treating a variety of diseases back on Earth.The investigators are partnering with a private ...
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June
23,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai has been awarded $11.99 million by California's stem cell agency to launch a clinical trial testing a potential gene and stem cell therapy for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).ALS, or Lou Gehrig's disease, is a progressive neurodegene...
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May
06,
2021
| 08:40 AM America/Los_Angeles
A team of researchers from UCLA, Cedars-Sinai and the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation has developed a first-of-its-kind molecular catalog of cells in healthy lungs and the lungs of people with cystic fibrosis.The catalog, described today in the journal Na...
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2020
December
04,
2020
| 08:11 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai has launched a center to manufacture the next generation of stem cell and gene therapies that will enable biomedical researchers, government medical programs, commercial entities and others to develop new biologic drugs and propel novel ...
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June
30,
2020
| 07:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
A new study shows that SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19 (coronavirus), can infect heart cells in a lab dish, indicating it may be possible for heart cells in COVID-19 patients to be directly infected by the virus. The discovery, published t...
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April
17,
2020
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Is the future of personalized medicine out of this world? Cedars-Sinai is trying to find out by launching special stem cells into space to see if they multiply better there.The Cedars-Sinai Board of Governors Regenerative Medicine Institute is partne...
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January
31,
2020
| 07:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
Orthopaedic surgeons increasingly rely on new therapies to treat a range of muscular-skeletal conditions. But surgeons do not always agree on the use or effectiveness of the treatments that include stem cells and platelet-rich plasma.Now a center, co...
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2019
November
30,
2019
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Geek Wire recently featured the five recipients of the 2019 Allen Distinguished Investigators award, including Clive Svendsen, PhD, professor of Biomedical Sciences and Medicine and director of the Cedars-Sinai Board of Governors Regenerative Medicin...
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November
25,
2019
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
While most of us are stuffing ourselves with turkey and pumpkin pie at home on Thanksgiving Day, the staff at one Cedars-Sinai laboratory will be on the job, feeding stem cells."Stem cells do not observe national holidays," says Loren Ornelas-Menende...
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November
06,
2019
| 09:02 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai investigators have received funding to launch a clinical trial to test the safety of using stem-cell technology as a potential treatment for retinitis pigmentosa, an inherited eye disease with no known cure. The trial, approved by the Fo...
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June
06,
2019
| 08:02 AM America/Los_Angeles
Scientists can't make a living copy of your brain outside your body. That's the stuff of science fiction. But in a new study, they recreated a critical brain component, the blood-brain barrier, that functioned as it would in the individual who provid...
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January
09,
2019
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
A special edition of National Geographic on "The Future of Medicine" highlights the innovative stem-cell science of Cedars-Sinai, showing how investigators are seeking to use stem cells and Organ-Chips to tailor personalized treatments for individual...
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2018
October
22,
2018
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
A new method developed at Cedars-Sinai may revolutionize how severe injuries are treated by harnessing stem cells to regrow tissue damaged by major trauma, such as traffic accidents or war injuries. The new tissue-regeneration technique recently e...
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August
01,
2018
| 09:19 AM America/Los_Angeles
Why isn't there a drug to cure ALS? What are the promising paths toward developing treatments for it? How do I find ALS clinical trials?These questions and more were tackled Tuesday by two renowned Cedars-Sinai investigators and two other scientists ...
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April
19,
2018
| 11:51 AM America/Los_Angeles
Scientists have re-created brain neurons of obese patients using "disease in a dish" technology, offering a new method to study the brain's role in obesity and possibly help tailor treatments to specific individuals."We have taken the first step in d...
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April
17,
2018
| 06:02 AM America/Los_Angeles
Investigators at Cedars-Sinai are exploring a new way to treat amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) by transplanting specially engineered neural cells into the brain. Their new study shows the transplanted cells delayed disease progression and extende...
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March
23,
2018
| 00:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
A new study has revealed that the human brain's tiniest blood vessels can activate genes known to trigger spinal motor neurons, prompting the neurons to grow during early development. The findings could provide insights into how amyotrophic lateral s...
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February
20,
2018
| 00:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Contact: Jane Engle | Jane.Engle@cshs.org ...
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February
16,
2018
| 00:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Investigators have demonstrated how cells of a human intestinal lining created outside an individual’s body mirror living tissue when placed inside microengineered Intestine-Chips, opening the door to personalized testing of drug treatments.The findi...
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