Monthly Archives: July 2015

Regenerating Cartilage and Bone, Naturally

Regenerating Cartilage and Bone, Naturally
The first cell-free, off-the-shelf implant that enables simultaneous bone and hyaline cartilage regeneration in a single-step procedure for superior results and fast rehabilitation.

The Agili-C™ implant offers a solution for the growing need of biological joint repair by treating both degenerative and non-degenerative articular cartilage and osteochondral lesions.

http://www.cartiheal.com/

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Osteoblasts and Osteoclasts

http://stemcellsarthritistreatment.com/

http://www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/features/stem-cell-treatments-false-hope-warning-signs

http://news.emory.edu/stories/2013/03/ortho_mautner_stem_cell_injections_osteo/campus.html… Read more

NantKwest – Immunotherapy company using the natural killer cell to treat cancer.


NantKwest – Immunotherapy company focused on harnessing the power of the innate immune system by using the natural killer cell to treat cancer, infectious diseases and inflammatory diseases. Natural killer, or NK, cells are the body’s first line of defense due to their innate ability to rapidly seek and destroy abnormal cells, such as cancer or virally-infected cells, without prior exposure or activation by other support molecules required to activate adaptive immune cells such as T-cells.… Read more

List of personal genomics companies

The following is a list of personal genomics companies providing DNA tests for health, traits and pharmacogenetics. This list is provided for information only. Inclusion on this list does not imply recommendation or endorsement by ISOGG. ISOGG welcomes additions and corrections to this list.

http://www.isogg.org/wiki/List_of_personal_genomics_companies … Read more

The 100,000 Genomes Project


The project will sequence 100,000 genomes from around 70,000 people. Participants are NHS patients with a rare disease, plus their families, and patients with cancer.

http://www.genomicsengland.co.uk/the-100000-genomes-project/
http://www.genomicsengland.co.uk/the-100000-genomes-project/understanding-genomics/… Read more

Immuno-Oncology Big Deals

The immune system is the body’s natural defence system. It is a collection of organs, cells and special molecules that helps protect you from infections, cancer and other diseases. When a different (foreign) organism enters into the body, for example a bacteria, the immune system recognises it and then attacks it, preventing it from causing harm. This process is called an immune response. Since cancer cells are very different from normal cells in the body, the immune system attacks them when it is able to recognise them. However, cancer cells … Read more