In the Media Tag: stem cells

Dental school graduate searching for stem cell donor


A Memphis man recently diagnosed with leukemia celebrated graduation from dentistry school Friday morning, and now that he’s got the diploma, he just needs a stem cell donor. Just as Randy Bagay rounded the corner to reach the finish line and become a dentist, the race got even tougher. He was diagnosed with an aggressive… Read More

Exploring the Use of Stem Cells in Fat to Repair Damage From Diabetic Retinopathy

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an assistant professor at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, Gangaraju has relocated from Indiana School of Medicine—along with a $1-million grant from the National Eye Institute—to continue his quest to halt the damage that diabetes causes. His method? Repair the damage with stem cells, using a plentiful source: fat tissue.