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Uruguay – state monopoly on use of stem cells

Another project is added to the controversial law that could be adopted this year to regulate all matters relating to the conservation and use of stem cells. MPP deputy Alvaro Vega drives its nationalization.

The Frente Amplio (FA) reopened the file a bill that allows the conservation and use of newborn stem cells to cure genetic diseases.

Rep. Alvaro Vega (MPP) told El Pais that the initiative is a priority in the Health Commission, so that from the FA will promote parliamentary approval this year.

The bill for the “collection and use of human tissues and cells” must be based on that
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Stem Cells To Heal Bone Marrow

Pluristem Therapeutics, a leading developer of placenta-based cell therapy products, announced today that it has been issued Patent No. EP2366775B1, titled “Methods for Cell Expansion and Uses of Cells and Conditioned Media Produced Thereby for Therapy”, by the European Patent Office. This patent addresses use of adherent stromal cells from placenta or adipose tissue, expanded according to Pluristem’s methods of three dimensional culturing, for treating conditions that may benefit from facilitation of hematopoietic stem cell engraftment.

As described in the patent, Pluristem’s therapeutic cells are designed to promote the success of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation, which is used to treat
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