Benefits of Adult Stem Cells vs Embryonic Stem Cells…Again

To date, there are hundreds of adult stem cell therapies available worldwide, and increasingly in the USA. But NOT ONE therapy using embryonic stem cells. Which is why people go overseas to Mexico, Thailand, and Panama for treatment of our most difficult  diseases. Like we have said many times to our students in one of …

Be Thankful for the “Unregulated Stem Cell Market” !!

A lesson for our graduate students. A story published July 2, 2016, and purporting to be ‘News”, is entitled: “Unregulated Stem Cell Market Thriving in US, Finds Study” The news report was published by Perfscience.com: http://perfscience.com/content/2144313-unregulated-stem-cell-market-thriving-us-finds-study and the complete article is here:  UnregulatedClinicsThriving The author and all persons quoted are concerned that they found “351 …

The Importance of the Paired Mice Experiments to Adult Stem Cell Therapy

Here at the Panama College of Cell Science, we have spent a good amount of time on the "Paired Mice " experiments. Although for our purposes, the seminal paper was issued over 10 years ago in 2005, the importance of the paired mice experiments has yet to be fully appreciated by clinicians, physicians, and clinical …

Suggestions for Graduate Students Completing Dissertations at Panama College of Cell Science

 by Walter P. Drake, Director Panama College of Cell Science November 2015 "Do not pay any fees to view scientific articles. Boycott all "pay to view" scientific journal publishers." At the Panama College of Cell Science, we require dissertations as part of our 3 year online PhD degree in stem cell biology. So when our …

Dissertation for Online PhD Degree in Stem Cell Biology

The Panama College of Cell Science offers the world’s only online PhD degree in stem cell biology, what is now becoming the “New Medicine”. It is an exciting new field, and quite possibly the hottest field in biology today. So, how does the dissertation requirement work? A dissertation, also known as a thesis, is a …

Stem Cell Musings- An Essay by Dr. Walter P. Drake, Director, Panama College of Cell Science

[Please Note: I am not opposed whatsoever to embryonic stem cell research which continues to lead to valuable understandings about cell-cell interactions. However, these synthetic laboratory models are not likely to lead to any patient therapies, which for many people, particularly patients with debilitating diseases,  is the most important goal of stem cell research.] It …

Why We Teach Adult Stem Cell Therapies At Our Graduate School

Repair Stem Cell Institute October Newsletter details some current adult stem cell treatments. And this is why, at the Panama College of Cell Science, our three year online PhD program introduces our graduate students to international stem cell therapies available now. Except of course in the United States, where few if any stem cell therapies …

A Summary of Stem Cell Expansion Protocols prepared by graduate student, Paul Faduola, Panama College of Cell Science

Graduate Studies at the Panama College of Cell Science- Sample Work From time to time we like to post particularly good work by our graduate students. In this Assignment from the course, "Stem Cell Laboratory Protocols", students were asked to present reviews of the current state of expansion protocols for stem cells. Expansion of stem …

Portable Stem Cell Expander Needed

Note to Students: A desk top adult stem cell multiplier apparatus is needed worldwide The website of the Drake Biomedical Institute recently published rudimentary design criteria for the Stem Cell Expresso Machine, a desk top stem cell expansion bioreactor for use in physicians' offices and small clinics. As Dr. Walter Drake has stated: "We do …

Online Biology Graduate Students Get Private Student Website

The Panama College of Cell Science has announced that it has developed a unique system for providing student content. Called a "private student portal", online biology students can access all their course content, syllabus for every course, downloadable resources and video links, assignments, academic records, and billing records. With this private web page, our students …

New Course on Blood Is Added to Curriculum

The Panama College of Cell Science recently revised its 3 year online curriculum to include a new course: "Blood- Components, Separation, Labeling, and Culture". Because of the importance of the study of hematopoietic stem cells and mesenchymal stem cells, which can be harvested from the blood, the new course was added. "Blood is going to …

Panama College of Cell Science Announces Tuition Reduction

Tuition Reduced from $3,900 USD per year with payment plan to $2,950 USD per year, and Application Fee cancelled!! The Panama College of Cell Science, which offers the only 3 year doctoral degree in stem cell biology that can be completed entirely online via the internet, is pleased to announce a reduction in tuition fees. …

Welcome to Our Student Applicants from South Korea, India, and Nigeria

The Panama College of Cell Science is pleased by the interest shown in our program from applicants in South Korea, India, and Nigeria. More and more biology majors are realizing the exciting field of stem cell science is now opening and that this is a field well worth pursuing as an advanced degree. Manipal University …