Magnetic Attraction of Stem Cells to ...

Magnetic Attraction of Stem Cells to the Injured Heart Creates More Potent Treatment for Heart At...

There are 4 comments on the Newswise story from Apr 9, 2010, titled Magnetic Attraction of Stem Cells to the Injured Heart Creates More Potent Treatment for Heart At.... In it, Newswise reports that:

Researchers at the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute have found in animals that infusing cardiac-derived stem cells with micro-size particles of iron and then using a magnet to guide those stem cells to the area of the heart damaged in a heart attack boosts the heart's retention of those cells and could increase the therapeutic benefit of stem cell ...

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Stemcellblogger

New Castle, DE

#1 Apr 14, 2010
NASA spent 3 billion on developing a zero grav pen for use in in space…the Russians used a pencil.
Likewise, as the biotech industry spends hundreds of millions on smart/nanotechnology devices to send medicines and cells to specific sites or organs…Cedars-Sinai uses a magnet and iron dust.

Sometimes, old school is definitely the way to go... http://repairstemcell.wordpress.com/heart-dis...
http://repairstemcell.wordpress.com/2010/04/1...
NW Hominid

Seattle, WA

#2 Apr 14, 2010
Until utes gotta pass thru that airport scanner...
toto

Netherlands

#3 Apr 19, 2010
good
elvi

Netherlands

#4 Apr 19, 2010
great

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