Case Example: Knee Osteoarthritis

Case Example: Knee Osteoarthritis

Case Example: Knee Osteoarthritis How do stem cells introduced into a knee with osteoarthritis build new cartilage cells? Stem cells used in this application are thought to have a repairing effect through several different mechanisms: Trigger an anti-inflammatory...
Embryonic Versus Adult Stem Cells

Embryonic Versus Adult Stem Cells

Embryonic versus Adult Stem Cells What is an embryo? An embryo is formed within 5 days after an egg is fertilized by a sperm cell. Embryonic stem cells at this very early stage contain all the material necessary for the complete development of a human being. This is...
The Science of Stem Cell Therapy

The Science of Stem Cell Therapy

The Science of Stem Cell Therapy Back in the 1950s experiments with bone marrow revealed the existence of specialized cells that were given the name stem cells. They could literally “stem” regeneration of other damaged cells in the body by drawing on their unique...

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