First-of-its-kind study explores whether stem cells might lessen inflammation in CF patients

A team of researchers at University Hospital’s Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospitals are conducting the first ever stem cell trial for cystic fibrosis (CF). Researchers will follow trial participants who receive a single infusion of human mesenchymal stem cells for a year to ensure the safety of the treatment. The goal of the trial is […]

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Texas Congressman Pete Olson dedicates vote for 21st Century Cures Act in honor of Celltex client Sarah Hughes

The U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed the 21st Century Cures Act on Wednesday, November 30. The bill, which had widespread bipartisan support, will work to promote medical innovation, speed, and access to new drugs and will provide a breakthrough for medical research funding. The bill also includes provisions that address the advancement of regenerative […]

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Stem cells shown safe, beneficial for chronic stroke patients

Some 800,000 people suffer a stroke each year in the United States and many suffer severe loss of function. According to a clinical trial led by Stanford University School of Medicine investigators, chronic stroke patients who received modified, human, adult, mesenchymal stem cells directly into their brains noticed restored motor functions. The 18 participants, all […]

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