Cure For Baldness? Mouse Study Shows Human Hair Regrowth From Stem Cells

No, it’s not the mouse version of a Mohawk. These creatures, the subjects of a new study, were implanted with follicles made from human cells, which soon took root and grew normally. Only slightly less creepy than this mouse with human ear cells on its back, the animals would even grow their new hairs back if they were plucked out. … Read More

Tissue Engineers Regenerate Afghanistan Veteran’s Leg Muscle from Pig Bladder Cells

ACell’s MatriStem® technology is a naturally occurring, non-crosslinked, completely resorbable, acellular material. MatriStem devices are unique from other scaffold technologies in that they fundamentally change healing by triggering abundant new blood vessel formation and recruiting numerous cell types to the site of injury. It appears that these cells, including progenitor cells, have the potential to differentiate into numerous types of … Read More

The Ballet, Calvary, and High Line

This past Tuesday night, the School of American Balletheld its annual Workshop Performance Benefit honorting Robert Fribourg with a performance at the Peter Jay Sharp Theater at Lincoln Center. Mr. Fribourg has been the Chairman of the SAB Board from 2004 until this year. He has also been a major supporter of the School and the ballet. The annual Workshop … Read More

ACell (Matri-stem) Suspended in Arterial Blood Serum/PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) to Retard Genetic/Other Types of Hair Loss and Possibly Re-grow Miniaturizing Scalp Hairs.

Much has been written as of late in the use of PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) Injections to slow down or stop balding as well as to re-grow miniaturizing scalp hairs.  Much of the early reported variable successes (Greco1) have been attributed to the fact that there are significant vital proteins (Collagen IV etc.) as well as multiple growth factors (ie: … Read More