Why Our Online Biology PhD Program is Better Than Lab-Based

  The Panama College of Cell Science offers a well regarded online biology PhD in stem cell biology. Still the only online stem cell biology doctoral program in the world, we have been operating over 15 years. Our biology PhD degree is equivalent to a regionally accredited US college or university. And our online biology …

Current Stem Cell Treatment for Scleroderma

The Panama College of Cell Science offers the only 3 year online Ph.D. program in stem cell biology in the world. The mission of the College is to train physicians, bio-medical research scientists, clinical researchers, and others concerned about the cure and control of our most difficult diseases, in stem cell procedures. We emphasize treatment …

15 Years of Stem Cell Education-Panama College of Cell Science

The Panama College of Cell Science continues to offer the only 3 year online Ph.D. program in stem cell biology. The only online stem cell doctoral program in the world, the College continues to train students in the new field of stem cell medicine.  Emphasizing the study of adult stem cells, the College teaches the …

Umbilical Cord Stem Cells Coming On Strong…Or Are They?

Presented by Walter P. Drake, Director, Panama College of Cell Science Where we are in the US as of November 1, 2019, is that the SVF fraction of stem cells from fatty tissue, collected from patients via liposuction, is still not generally permitted. SVF stands for “stromal vascular fraction”, which is isolated from fatty tissue …

The Subversion of Stem Cell Therapy in the United States

Walter P. Drake. October 1, 2019. The best stem cell therapy is still overseas. And stem cell therapy in the US, applied routinely overseas to cure and control our most debilitating diseases, is being subverted by powerful forces bent on requiring the use of expensive off the shelf products that can be “dispensed” like drugs. …

Panama College of Cell Science Revised Curriculum for September 2019

The Panama College of Cell Science offers the world’s only 3 year online PhD degree program in Stem Cell Biology, focusing on the “new medicine” that is patient specific stem cell therapy. We were the first program, starting in 2005, and we are still the best stem cell biology program in the world. With the …

A New Bell Finally Rang: FDA Now On Board with Adult Stem Cell Therapies

In 2005, the Panama College of Cell Science was formed to train scientists and clinicians in the new medicine of adult stem cell therapy. The College offered the only PhD program at that time which contained any courses espousing the benefits of adult stem cell therapy, and presenting the advancements in adult stem cell therapy …

Mixed Cell Regenerative Medicine and the 21st Century Cures Act: The Law Authorizing Adult Stem Cell Therapy in the United States

Message from Walter P. Drake, Director Panama College of Cell Science March 26, 2019 For our students, graduates, and others interested in Adult Stem Cell Therapy With the passage of the game-changing 21 Century Cures Act (enacted Decemeber 13, 2016), the use of adult stem cell therapy in the United States has finally been authorized. The …

Stem Cell Clinics Should Be Regulated by Medical Boards, Not the FDA

A new way of licensing adult stem cell clinics should be considered. Actually at this  time, there is no licensing pathway. And why? Because in what would appear to be a power grab, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has declared living cells in our bodies to be “drugs”. How is a living …

Kristin Comella PhD: Leading the Way to Adult Stem Cell Therapy

  Dr. Kristin Comella, PhD Image From: U.S. Stem Cell Clinic [https://usstemcellclinic.com/about-us/ ] This month we are highlighting the achievements of one of our graduates, Kristin Comella, Ph.D. Dr. Comella is a world-renowned expert on regenerative medicine with a focus on adipose (fat) derived stem cells.  Terrapin, the organizer of the Annual World Stem Cells …

Cutting Edge in Cancer Treatment : Combination Therapy with Oncolytic Viruses

The following paper, exemplary of the fine work of our graduate students, explores the current thinking on the use of oncolytic viruses to destroy tumors. The paper was authored by Sayali Kale Kandari. Please scroll the article and if desired, Click on the "full screen" icon in the lower right. The Panama College of Cell …

What a Great Exam Looks Like at the Panama College of Cell Science

This Final Exam in our course, Blood-Components, Separation, Labeling was presented by our graduate student, Sayali Kale Kandari. It represents a sample of the kind of work and effort we and our students strive to produce. The online Ph.D. program in stem cell biology offered by the Panama College of Cell Science is the only …