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Ruptured Achilles Tendon PRP and Stem Cell Therapy

May 23, 2013

Ruptured Achilles Tendon PRP and Stem Cell Therapy  Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater Acute and chronic ankle problems are common sports injuries. Aruptured Achilles tendon is a very difficult dilemma. Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) and Stem Cell Therapy has been previously used by sports stars with success. Now Kobe Bryant has a torn Achilles tendon confirmed on MRI.  Bryant has had injuries before, turning tonPlatelet-Rich-Plasma (PRP) for a knee problem. The road back to recovery from a ruptured Achilles tendon…

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Adipose (Fat) Stem Cells used to treat Heart Failure

May 16, 2013

Adipose (Fat) Stem Cells used to treat Heart Failure Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, FL Adipose stem cells have been used for a variety of medical disorders. Early work at UCLA in the 2000’s, revealed the adipose or fat tissue possessed a large reservoir of stem cells capable of differentiating into muscle, cartilage, and bone. Since then research and use of fat stem cells has grown significantly. Physicians at the Scripps Clinic have taken fat from the patient, and utilized…

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Stem Cell Therapy: Knee Joints and Horse Sense

Apr 24, 2013

Stem Cell Therapy: Knee Joints and Horse Sense Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Tampa, Fl A recent study by veterinary researchers, found that when different tissue horse stem cells are grown in a lab they are identical. The stem cells are equally distributed over a collagen scaffold by a special device known as a perfusion bioreactor, the stem cells are then grown to differentiate into bone or cartilage. The researchers found that both bone marrow and adipose stem cells that were…

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Sulfuric Acid Burns treated with Stem Cells

Apr 09, 2013

Sulfuric Acid Burns treated with Stem Cells Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, FL      Russian Bolshoi ballet artistic director Sergei Filin was attacked on January 17, in which sulfuric acid was flung in his face. Russian doctors used umbilical cord stem cells to assist in the healing of his eyes and are optimistic his sight will be saved. He will continue with the stem cell treatment. Stem cells are finding many new applications for modern medicine. Multiple trials with blindness…

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Stem Cell, Life Science Breakthrough Prize

Apr 02, 2013

   Stem Cell: Life Science Breakthrough Prize Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, Fl   As many wealthy philanthropists have supported the stem cell research, disease irradication and advancing age paradigm, Mark Zuckerberg, Sergei Brin, and Yuri Milner have upped the ante. The Facebook founder Zuckerberg, Google co-founder Brin and Russian investor Milner have announced a $33 million Breakthrough Prize towards curing incurable diseases and extending life. Stem cell research, gene and chromosome understanding for therapeutic applications are all being heavily invested…

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Japanese Study to Look at Stem Cells for Post Stoke Treatment

Mar 26, 2013

Japanese Study to Look at  Stem Cells for Post Stoke Treatment Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, FL   A Japanese study will examine the effects of bone marrow cultured stem cells used intravenously for the treatment of residual cerebral infarction (stroke). The initial clinical trial in 12 patients all demonstrated some improvement in function. Researchers hope to provide this treatment in clinical practice within three years if proven effective. Mesenchymal bone marrow stem cells have been used for treatment of…

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Dr. Lox Presents at The World Stem Cell Summit

Mar 26, 2013

Dr. Lox Presents at The World Stem Cell Summit  Tampa, Saint Petersburg and Clearwater, Fl Dennis M. Lox, MD, a Regenerative Medicine specialist in the Tampa Bay Florida area, attended and presented his findings at the 2102 World Stem Cell Summit, in West Palm Beach Florida.  Dr. Lox presented his findings on functional outcomes after stem cell therapy. The Stem Cell Summit, provides an opportunity for researchers, clinicians and those interested in promoting stem cell advances to gather and exchange…

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