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Stem Cells breakthrough at Univeristy of Pennsylvania


#1

While studying the role of stem cells in skin regeneration, researchers at the University of Pennsylvania medical center say they’ve been able to regenerate new hair follicles in adult mice. They weren’t trying to cure baldness, but they say that they may have, by combining stem cells with a secret compound.

This is different from hair loss drugs like Propecia and Rogaine, which help people maintain their hair but don’t grow new hair.

As Dr. Nancy Snyderman said, this treatment could be on the market for humans within three years.
The Video link is below with Matt Lauer. My apologies if this is old news,since I haven’t been on the forums for a while after my hair transplant.

http://tinyurl.com/2rpt7h


#2

» The Video link is below with Matt Lauer. My apologies if this is old
» news,since I haven’t been on the forums for a while after my hair
» transplant.

This IS old…Infact its been discussed to death already. Now everyone is waiting for results from their trials.


#3

» » The Video link is below with Matt Lauer. My apologies if this is old
» » news,since I haven’t been on the forums for a while after my hair
» » transplant.
»
» This IS old…Infact its been discussed to death already. Now everyone is
» waiting for results from their trials.

thanks for posting…it wasn’t on my radar


#4

It’s very nice to hear, we went from within 5 years to within 3 years… :smiley:


#5

it was about a time … we have been being promised a cure within 5 years for two decades already


#6

Cry wolf too long and eventually everyone stops listening to you.

But that doesn’t mean the wolf is never coming.


#7

posted by cal,
Cry wolf too long and eventually everyone stops listening to you.
But that doesn’t mean the wolf is never coming.
oh the wolf is coming… and it’s going to eat hanging.

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#8

» While studying the role of stem cells in skin regeneration, researchers at
» the University of Pennsylvania medical center say they’ve been able to
» regenerate new hair follicles in adult mice. They weren’t trying to cure
» baldness, but they say that they may have, by combining stem cells with a
» secret compound.
»
» This is different from hair loss drugs like Propecia and Rogaine, which
» help people maintain their hair but don’t grow new hair.
»
» As Dr. Nancy Snyderman said, this treatment could be on the market for
» humans within three years.
» The Video link is below with Matt Lauer. My apologies if this is old
» news,since I haven’t been on the forums for a while after my hair
» transplant.
»
» http://tinyurl.com/2rpt7h

Dr. Nancy Snyderman said it could be on the market within 3 years. From what date is she talking about? 3 years from when? Some posters are saying this is an old article/news. It seems to me that if this is an old article then perhaps it was 2 years ago that Dr. Nancy Snyderman made her statement about this treatment being on the market in 3 years. Perhaps there’s only 1 year left to wait.


#9

Well Washenik said they will have something within 5 years 7 years ago. so perhaps they have something for two years already but forgot to start selling it.


#10

Two years, three years, four years, commercializing stage#3 . . . whatever.

I’m just glad that I’m probably not gonna die bald.


#11

» so perhaps they have something for two years already but forgot to start
» selling it.

lol


#12

» I’m just glad that I’m probably not gonna die bald.

Yes! That’s the point, that changes everything, ok maybe we’ll have to wait but now we know almost for sure that there will be one day we can feel a full head of hair again… and that day will be a day of joy only few people get in one life. we know our condition is not permanent anymore. that makes me feel great!


#13

» Dr. Nancy Snyderman said it could be on the market within 3 years. From
» what date is she talking about? 3 years from when? Some posters are
» saying this is an old article/news. It seems to me that if this is an old
» article then perhaps it was 2 years ago that Dr. Nancy Snyderman made her
» statement about this treatment being on the market in 3 years. Perhaps
» there’s only 1 year left to wait.

Here is a link to a website which gives insight into when exactly this information was presented by the media. Notice the date on the article.

click me


#14

the notice is of 28 january… see the video too…


#15

They did the study on mice, it’s always easier, it means nothing unless they start doing human trials.


#16

ipod:
They did the study on mice, it’s always easier, it means nothing unless they start doing human trials.
Apparently, Follica already grew human hair on human skin grafted on a mouse.

Also, one of Follica’s Principlals stated the following:
" We have seen numerous clinical reports of patients showing sustained hair cycling when exposed to conditions similar to the treatment Follica is pursuing (in a carefully directed and controlled way). "

Absolute proof - Not yet.
Promising - ABSOLUTELY !!!

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#17

» ipod:
» They did the study on mice, it’s always easier, it means nothing unless
» they start doing human trials.
» Apparently, Follica already grew human hair on human skin grafted on a
» mouse.
»
» Also, one of Follica’s Principlals stated the following:
» " We have seen numerous clinical reports of patients showing sustained
» hair cycling when exposed to conditions similar to the treatment Follica
» is pursuing (in a carefully directed and controlled way).
"
»
» Absolute proof - Not yet.
» Promising - ABSOLUTELY !!!

Is Follica a public traded on the stock exchange like Intercytex ?


#18

ipod:
Is Follica a public traded on the stock exchange like Intercytex ?

No. It’s a private venture, but they’re founded by PureTech (a group of leading academics committed to commercializing life sciences), Dr. George Cotsarelis remains Follica’s co-founder (meaning the technology wasn’t passed on to some half-wit - it’s staying with the man who discovered the concept), and the company’s patents seem associated with Gillette (aka proctor and gamble). This is definitely serious - nothing like Aderans for example.

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#19

» ipod:
» Is Follica a public traded on the stock exchange like Intercytex
» ?
»
» No. It’s a private venture, but they’re founded by PureTech (a group of
» leading academics committed to commercializing life sciences), Dr. George
» Cotsarelis remains Follica’s co-founder (meaning the technology wasn’t
» passed on to some half-wit - it’s staying with the man who discovered the
» concept), and the company’s patents seem associated with Gillette (aka
» proctor and gamble). This is definitely serious - nothing like Aderans for
» example.
»
»
»
» .

yawn


#20

hanging:
yawn
Small world; I was thinking the same when I read your response. yawn.

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