New Lab Based Research Option Available

The Panama College of Cell Science now offers an exciting laboratory-based option to students who prefer to complete a dissertation based on actual stem cell research. Up to now, our graduate students have done elegant “reviews” to meet their dissertation requirement. These review papers have been published in peer reviewed journals as well as through …

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 …

Welcome to Our New Students from Nigeria and Tanzania in Africa, as Well as from the US, UK, and India

The Panama College of Cell Science would like to welcome our new students from  Nigeria and Tanzania in Africa, as well as from the US, UK, India, and Australia. In association with Blue Marble University, we are now serving 5 continents!! The Panama College of Cell Science... Still the Best and Only Online Graduate School …

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 …

Dissertation for Online PhD Degree in Stem Cell Biology

The Panama College of Cell Science offers the world’s only online PhD degree in stem cell biology, what is now becoming the “New Medicine”. It is an exciting new field, and quite possibly the hottest field in biology today. So, how does the dissertation requirement work? A dissertation, also known as a thesis, is a …

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 …

A Summary of Stem Cell Expansion Protocols prepared by graduate student, Paul Faduola, Panama College of Cell Science

Graduate Studies at the Panama College of Cell Science- Sample Work From time to time we like to post particularly good work by our graduate students. In this Assignment from the course, "Stem Cell Laboratory Protocols", students were asked to present reviews of the current state of expansion protocols for stem cells. Expansion of stem …

Online Biology Graduate Students Get Private Student Website

The Panama College of Cell Science has announced that it has developed a unique system for providing student content. Called a "private student portal", online biology students can access all their course content, syllabus for every course, downloadable resources and video links, assignments, academic records, and billing records. With this private web page, our students …

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 …