Volume 1 Issue 1
Mechanism of Ventricular Volume Improvement after Autologous Stem Cell Implantation in Acute Myocardial Infarction
Alvaro Merino* MD PhD, Antoni Gaya MD PhD, Cristina Imízcoz RN, Javier Calvo MD PhD, Teresa Jimenez-Marco MD PhD, Enrique Girona-Llobera MD PhD, Ricard Jordá, MD
We tried to obtain a significant number of CD133+ and CD34+ haematologic precursors from systemic circulation by aphaeresis, and analyzed necrosis area reduction by Tc-91 myocardial perfusion scanning and left ventricular diameters by cardiac ultrasound in a group of patients who received stem cell therapy in the first week after a myocardial infarction.
Directed Differentiation of Late Stage islet Lineages Remains a Knowledge Gap in Pancreatic Endocrine Development
Fang-Xu Jiang*, Grant Morahan
Directed differentiation of human embryonic stem cells(ESCs) and induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) into approximately210 types of functional cells in our body is theultimate goal of regenerative medicine. The latter is a type of new medicine which is to replace/restore those cells lostthrough injury or disease with functional new cells. Type 1and type 2 diabetes mellitus are pandemic metabolic disorders that currently affect approximately 400 million peopleworldwide, characterized by absolute and relative loss of insulin-secreting β cells and hence are candidate diseases for regenerative medicine.