Safety of Adult Stem Cell Therapy Demonstrated for First Time in US

The United States continues to lag far behind when it comes to treating patients with adult stem cells. Long in the grip of embryonic stem cell scientists, the medical and regulatory establishments in the US have refused to recognize adult stem cell therapy as the new medicine, even though many countries are now routinely treating …

Benefits of Adult Stem Cells vs Embryonic Stem Cells…Again

To date, there are hundreds of adult stem cell therapies available worldwide, and increasingly in the USA. But NOT ONE therapy using embryonic stem cells. Which is why people go overseas to Mexico, Thailand, and Panama for treatment of our most difficult  diseases. Like we have said many times to our students in one of …

Be Thankful for the “Unregulated Stem Cell Market” !!

A lesson for our graduate students. A story published July 2, 2016, and purporting to be ‘News”, is entitled: “Unregulated Stem Cell Market Thriving in US, Finds Study” The news report was published by Perfscience.com: http://perfscience.com/content/2144313-unregulated-stem-cell-market-thriving-us-finds-study and the complete article is here:  UnregulatedClinicsThriving The author and all persons quoted are concerned that they found “351 …

Panama College of Cell Science Lowers Tuition to $2,950 USD

May 1, 2016 Panama College of Cell Science returns to its roots, offering the tuition pricing that made us great: $2,950 USD with payment plan or $2,700 USD annually if paid in advance in a lump sum   Tuition fees include ALL textbooks and other learning materials. You will not have to pay anything further …

Stem Cell Musings- An Essay by Dr. Walter P. Drake, Director, Panama College of Cell Science

[Please Note: I am not opposed whatsoever to embryonic stem cell research which continues to lead to valuable understandings about cell-cell interactions. However, these synthetic laboratory models are not likely to lead to any patient therapies, which for many people, particularly patients with debilitating diseases,  is the most important goal of stem cell research.] It …

Welcome to Our Student Applicants from South Korea, India, and Nigeria

The Panama College of Cell Science is pleased by the interest shown in our program from applicants in South Korea, India, and Nigeria. More and more biology majors are realizing the exciting field of stem cell science is now opening and that this is a field well worth pursuing as an advanced degree. Manipal University …

Stanford Does Not Have the Only Graduate Program In Stem Cell Biology

In April 2011, Stanford University School of Medicine claimed to have established the "first PhD program in stem cell science in the world". You can read the story at: http://med.stanford.edu/ism/2011/april/stem-phd.html, stating that "Stanford is the first to create a free-standing doctoral program dedicated solely to stem cell biology and regenerative medicine". The article goes on …