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MS Trial Begins Comparing Stem Cell Transplantation to Best Available Drugs

Researchers have begun trial testing an experimental stem cell treatment against the best available biologic therapies for severe forms of relapsing multiple sclerosis (MS). The ...

By |January 14th, 2020|

New treatment for ‘silent’ heart attack survivors could make hearts stronger and repair scar tissue

People who suffer "silent" heart attacks could make dramatic recoveries under a new treatment that could also revolutionize the repair of scar tissue throughout the ...

By |January 14th, 2020|

Partnerships, broad support helping UNMC close in on a cure for HIV

OMAHA — Human immunodeficiency virus was deemed incurable for decades as scientists were unable to overcome its resistance to vaccines and were incapable of preventing ...

By |January 9th, 2020|

Editorial: Here are New Year’s wishes for 2020 progress for the Midlands

The arrival of 2020, only a few days away, provides an occasion to turn our thoughts toward the opportunities and challenges of the new year. ...

By |January 2nd, 2020|

CIRM funded study may help explain why some people with cystic fibrosis are less prone to infection

Cystic fibrosis is a disorder that mostly affects the lungs. It is caused by a mutation in a gene called cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator ...

By |December 24th, 2019|

Patient’s own cells engineered to wage war on cancer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UlpgwfPmaTs&feature=emb_title CAR T-cell Therapy Two Years Later: Nick's Story - Nebraska Medicine After traditional therapies weren't effective, lymphoma patient Nick Howe was one of our ...

By |December 9th, 2019|

Can stem cells help people recovering from a stroke? You asked, and the experts answered

We recently held our first ever Facebook Live event. It was focused on the use of stem cells and recovery from a stroke and featured ...

By |December 9th, 2019|

Bad Batch podcast’s dark picture of perinatal stem cell industry

I finished listening to the first 6 episodes of the Bad Batch podcast last week. The series is by medical journalist Laura Beil. I think there will ...

By |December 9th, 2019|

Some Nebraskans sickened by unapproved stem cell treatments, officials say

By |December 9th, 2019|

Researchers create a better way to grow blood stem cells

Blood stem cells are a vital part of us. They create all the other kinds of blood cells in our body and are used in ...

By |December 4th, 2019|