Early Studies Show That Mesenchymal Stem Cells May Be a Promising Treatment in Spinal Cord Injuries

Researchers in Brazil have found that Mesenchymal Stem Cells (MSCs) may hold the potential to treat chronic spinal cord injuries. Spinal Cord Injuries (SCI) can differ in severity, however, treatment for such trauma is limited due to the stretching and tearing of the nervous tissue as well as the scar formations around the spine. In […]

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Adipose Derived Stem Cells May Help Restore Paralysis and Loss of Sensation Caused by Neurodegenerative Diseases

Neurodegenerative disorders, which arise due to chronic progressive neuronal death, result in chronic neurological diseases such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s and Huntington’s disease. These disorders all share the common characteristic of degenerative irreversibility, which makes them incurable. However, researchers have recently discovered the promising potential of using adipose derived stem cells (ADSCs) […]

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Stem cell transplant alleviates symptoms in lupus animal models

Researchers in Korea have discovered that adult mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) may help to reduce inflammation in mice suffering from Lupus. The discovery came after researchers injected mice suffering from systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), an autoimmune disease that produces immune reactions which leads to a variety of symptoms including kidney inflammation or nephritis, with adult […]

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Stem Cell Therapy May Improve Outcomes in Knee Surgery and Osteoarthritis: Optimum Performance

A research article published by the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (JBJS.org) found that mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) have the potential to improve knee joints after surgery.  The study, a phase I/II randomized, double blind, controlled study of MSCs that were delivered by a single injection after a knee surgery, involved 60 patients between […]

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Walking Miracles: Houston-area JIA duo complete Walk to Cure Arthritis 5K after stem cell therapy

Celltex Therapeutics Corporation superheroes, 24-year-old Sarah Hughes and seven-year-old Tucker Beau Hyatt, were able to complete, for the first time ever, the annual Walk to Cure Arthritis on Saturday, May 16. Diagnosed with systemic Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA) at a young age, the duo attended last year’s 2014 Walk to Cure Arthritis, but were not […]

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Study Showing How Stem Cells Slow Aging May Lead to New Heart Failure Treatments

Dr. Yanjie Lu, M.D, Ph.D., a professor at Harbin Medical University in China and a world-renowned expert on myocardial infarction has published a study in STEM CELLS Translational Medicine on mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) and their potential to protect the heart from further damage after a cardiac incident. The study, which involved studying rats who […]

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Virtuosi of Houston Honors Celltex CEO David Eller for Excellence in Business

On Saturday, April 25, Celltex Therapeutics Corporation Founder and CEO, David Eller, was honored by Virtuosi of Houston as a top Entrepreneur in Houston. The “Legends of the Future: Celebrating Heroines & Heroes Gala” was held at the Royal Sonesta Hotel and included a concert by the talented young musicians of Virtuosi Houston. Every year, […]

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Study Promotes Bone Growth as Possible Therapy for Osteoporosis and Obesity

Dr. Joshua Hare, M.D. director of the interdisciplinary stem cell institute at the Miller School of Medicine, and his team have authored a new study demonstrating that mesenchymal stem cells can create bone cells by triggering a biochemical switch. The study was conducted using mice that lacked the enzyme that regulates the body’s level of […]

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