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New trial to treat diabetic foot by using stem cells

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Woman who has battled spinal injury cites stem cells

Ten years ago, Leah Potts was a patient at Craig Hospital, after a skiing accident that broke her neck and damaged her spinal cord. The first doctors she saw warned her she might never walk again.

Today, Potts teaches Spinning, the popular and intense indoor group bicycling class. The Aspen resident can walk (with a cane). She skis again (with outriggers). And she blogs about her progress at leahpotts.com.

“I remember lying there in bed at the beginning,” she said. “I remember lying there thinking, ‘OK, this doesn’t sound too good. I have two choices: Lie here and cry about it,
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Cordlife: New stem cell banking technology / India as potential stem cell market target

CordLife, Asia Pacific’s largest network of stem cell banks, on Wednesday launched the most advanced umbilical cord banking technology in the country. The technology has the ability to isolate two cell types that help in hastening the healing process of diabetic foot ulcers.

The patented technology allows access epithelial stem cells that can rejuvenate skin and mucus membranes for treating non-healing wounds as is seen in diabetic ulcer patients, said Steven Fang, group CEO, CordLife. With over 4 crore people in the country diagnosed with diabetes and 1 in every 6 estimated to have an ulcer during the lifetime, CordLife
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MUMBAI – Dutch Stem cell co Cryo-Save plans expansion

CRYO-SAVE Group, the Netherlands-based stem cell company with a large Indian presence, plans to increase the number of stem cell donors
in the country by opening more representative offices. The company expects this would increase the number of clients and also extend its reach beyond the current five cities, group CEO Rob Koremans told ET.

Cryo-Save Group plans to invest e 2 million (about Rs 13 crore) in its Bangalore-based subsidiary for over three years.

LifeCell searching funds for public stem cell banking

Chennai-based LifeCell International, India’s largest umbilical cord stem cell bank is looking at raising funds for its new venture public stem cell banking. The company said the funds will be used for infrastructure, expansion and marketing.

The public stem cell banking—which will allow anyone to receive stem cells that match their requirements from a storage facility—is being implemented through LifeCell Foundation, a non-profit venture.

LifeCell has already raised Rs 18 crore. Of this, Shriram group chairman R Thiagarajan, one of the promoters of LifeCell, has contributed Rs 2.5 crore and Mayur Abhaya, MD & CEO of LifeCell, has given 2.5 crore
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