Spain…..Soccer World Superstar. But what about Stem Cells?! If there was a World Cup for Stem Cells, Spain would get that too! While Spain is the world leader of Soccer, they are also the dominant player in a new arena of Stem Cell Research.
Adipose stem cells are stem cells that are derived from your own fat. Many people know about their ability to enhance fat grafts for breast reconstruction, but we hear very little in the general media about their ability to cure and treat many diseases. Unless you are a biotech investor hanging out in Cytori message boards, you may not know that many Phase I clinical trials with adipose stem cells have even been completed.
This week I will focus on whether each of the 54 existing adipose stem cell trials used autologous or allogeneic stem cells. This analysis therefore includes all adipose clinical trials, regardless of recruitment status.
New Fat Graft Procedure Promises Long-Term Results in Breast ReconstructionPR Web (press release)In autologous fat grafting, stem cells are separated from the patient's own fat tissue and then mixed back with the graft to help enhance its healing...