Some Urban Legends In Stem Cell Therapy

There are a number of misconceptions that have continued to propagate themselves. Perhaps the first of these legends is that we are not really performing stem cell therapy. When we are typically utilizing bone marrow aspirate we are using the “soup” of the bone marrow. To say that we are doing a stem cell transplant…

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The Flood Gates Have Opened

Having been involved in the Stem Cell field for several years I have seen quite a few changes and luckily these changes are for the better. Sure there are still hucksters out there promising they will cure everything with stem cells. These type of individuals are becoming fewer and fewer. Last week I witnessed a…

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Photo-Bio-Modulation

The above diagram was sent to me by Dr. Halasa. Dr. Halasa shares many of the same thoughts as my self concerning photo modulation and nitric oxide. We are now at a point that we are beginning to see that laser stimulation is going to be very important in the field of stem cell medicine.…

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What Works Better Fat Or Bone Marrow Stem Cells?

Recently a patient e-mailed me that he discovered an article ( http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23694810 )that stated fat stem cells ( AT-MSCs) were much more effective than bone marrow stem cells (BM-MSCs). It seems that this has been an ongoing controversy for years. The patient felt relieved that he could get a treatment to improve his knee by…

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The A5m Meeting In Melbourne

I am just returning from a very successful Stem Cell Workshop in Melbourne Australia. I had the good fortune to help organize the workshop. It was a day that began around 8:30 and ended a bit past 6:00 pm. The lectures were very encompassing and touched on many subjects in the stem cell arena. I…

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A Quantum Leap In Bone Marrow Aspiration

Of all the stem cell procedures performed, bone marrow aspirations have the most history. They have been successfully performed for many years. There is no doubt that this is an extremely safe procedure. In our clinic, we perform them on a daily basis using local anesthesia. The techniques for performing bone marrow aspirations have not…

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Cytokines Therapy

Cytokines therapy is a subject that has been talked about on a number of occasions. I could do a blog on cytokines every day of the year and still not run out of material. Cytokine therapy involves the use of signaling molecules which allow the body to repair itself. When our body is not able…

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