Mining the Stromal Vascular Fraction (SVF) for Stem Cell Therapy

  Our Graduate Students Are Mining SVF-Stromal Vascular Fraction Message From Walter P. Drake to Graduate Students, Panama College of Cell Science October 4, 2022 At the Panama College of Cell Science, we have been teaching our graduate students Stem Cell Therapy using SVF. For over 15 years. While autologous stem cell therapy using a …

Blockbuster Court Ruling in Favor of Autologous Stem Cell Therapy

September 22, 2022 The Panama College of Cell Science offers the only online Ph.D. in Stem Cell Biology in the world. And we have been offering our stem cell doctoral program since 2005.  As hopes that embryonic stem cells could lead to cures evaporated over the years, stem cell therapies using adult stem cells grew …

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 …

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. …

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 …

New Lab Based Research Option Available

The Panama College of Cell Science now offers an exciting laboratory-based option to students who prefer to complete a dissertation based on actual stem cell research. Up to now, our graduate students have done elegant “reviews” to meet their dissertation requirement. These review papers have been published in peer reviewed journals as well as through …

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 …

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 …