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 …

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 …

Panama College of Cell Science Lowers Tuition to $2,950 USD

May 1, 2016 Panama College of Cell Science returns to its roots, offering the tuition pricing that made us great: $2,950 USD with payment plan or $2,700 USD annually if paid in advance in a lump sum   Tuition fees include ALL textbooks and other learning materials. You will not have to pay anything further …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Acting Dean of Panama College of Cell Science Resigns from the International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR)

Dr. Walter P. Drake, Acting Dean of the Panama College of Cell Science, resigned his membership in the ISSCR. In a letter directed to the President of the International Society for Stem Cell Research, he criticized the organization for its one sided support of embryonic stem cell research to the exclusion of research with adult …

Biology Graduate School Announces Next Class Begins January 1, 2012

The Panama College of Cell Science, offering a 3 year online PhD degree in stem cell biology, announces that the next class of new graduate students is forming for the trimester beginning January 1, 2012. Applications may be submitted now, and in any event no later than November 15 and upon acceptance, tuition payments must …