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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Reminder We Have Rolling Admissions, Classes Begin Every Four Months

The Panama College of Cell Science wants to remind potential new applicants to its three year online PhD program in stem cell biology, that Applications are accepted all year long, and a student may begin studies at the start of any of our three terms (January, May, or September). Come join our exciting and novel …