Delivery of stem cells into heart muscle after heart attack may enhance cardiac repair and reverse injury

As seen in Science Daily October 19, 2014 Summary: Delivering stem cell factor directly into damaged heart muscle after a heart attack may help repair and regenerate injured tissue. A novel SCF gene transfer delivery system induced the recruitment and expansion of adult c-Kit positive (cKit+) cardiac stem cells to injury sites that reversed heart […]

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Major Advance Using Ethical Stem Cells

As seen in NRL News October 2014 Cellular Dynamics International (CDI), a Madison, Wisconsin-based company, has been awarded a $1.2 million contract from the National Eye Institute to engineer stem cells acquired ethically for potential treatment of macular degeneration, one of the leading causes of blindness. This contract represents CDI’s first venture into making cells […]

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Nadal Set for Spinal Procedure

As seen in AP – Nov 12, 2014 BARCELONA, Spain — Rafael Nadal’s doctor says the 14-time Grand Slam winner will receive stem cell treatment on his ailing back. Angel Ruiz-Cotorro told The Associated Press by phone on Monday that, “we are going to put cells in a joint in his spine” next week in […]

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Featured Team Members

  • Ken Knaus

    Ken Knaus is happily retired from 25+ years as a sales professional in healthcare. He spends much of his time working wi...

  • Greg Schleppenbach

    Greg Schleppenbach is State Director of the Bishops’ Pastoral Plan for Pro Life Activities. He is in charge of coordin...

  • Carol Szczepaniak

    Carol has 34 years of combined Scientific Research, Teaching, and Pharmaceutical Sales with a proven track record in exc...

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The Nebraska Coalition for Ethical Research is a statewide advocate for biomedical research that promotes the life, dignity and rights of every human being at each developmental stage.

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