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

Cedars-Sinai Newsroom (Regenerative Medicine)

2020
April
17,
2020
| 03:00 PM 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 pa...
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January
31,
2020
| 04:30 PM 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...
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2019
November
30,
2019
| 03:00 PM 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
| 03:00 PM 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-Men...
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November
06,
2019
| 06:02 PM 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
| 05:02 PM 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
| 03:00 PM 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
| 03:00 PM 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
| 06:19 PM 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 scienti...
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April
19,
2018
| 08:51 PM 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 ...
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April
17,
2018
| 03:02 PM 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
| 08:00 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
| 09:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Contact: Jane Engle | Jane.Engle@cshs.org  ...
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February
16,
2018
| 09:00 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 f...
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2016
October
20,
2016
| 10:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai regenerative medicine investigators have received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to test a combination stem cell-gene therapy they developed to stall the progression of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a neurolog...
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2011
September
28,
2011
| 09:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Six leaders in stem cell research from the Cedars-Sinai Regenerative Medicine Institute will be key presenters at the world’s largest interdisciplinary stem cell meeting Oct. 3-5 in Pasadena, Calif. The World Stem Cell Summit, co-sponsored by the ...
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September
21,
2011
| 09:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
The Cedars-Sinai Regenerative Medicine Institute has opened a new Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell (iPSC) Core Facility to produce powerful cells capable of making all tissues of the body from adult human skin cells. One of the first to open in Calif...
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June
15,
2011
| 09:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai stem cell researchers investigating ways to prevent eye problems in diabetic patients have been awarded a $3 million grant from the National Eye Institute to develop gene therapy in corneal stem cells to alleviate damage to corneas that ...
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