Navigation Links
Stem Cell Pioneer Recognized for 20 Years of Discovery and Innovation
Date:11/20/2012

TUCSON, Ariz., Nov. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. David Harris, Professor of Immunology at the University of Arizona and a scientific pioneer in the field of stem cell banking, was the recipient of the Arizona BioIndustry Association™ (AZBIO) 2012 award for "20 Years of Discovery and Innovation". The annual AZBIO Awards is Arizona's premier bioscience event and was held at the Phoenix Convention Center.

Dr. Harris is a graduate of Wake Forest University, the leading center for stem cell regenerative medicine and tissue engineering in the world today.

In 1991, Dr. Harris became the first person to bank stem cells for future use.  He did so by banking his first child's cord blood stem cells. In 1992, Dr. Harris founded the Arizona Cord Blood Bank which later evolved to become the Cord Blood Registry™ [CBR], the largest cord blood stem cell bank in the world. Dr. Harris continues as Chief Science Officer at CBR.

In 2011, Dr. Harris founded AdiCyte™, an adult stem cell banking company preserving adipose-derived [mesenchymal] stem cells for future use in regenerative medicine and tissue engineering. Adipose tissue, the medical name for 'fat', is the richest source of mesenchymal stem cells in the human body.

"I believe adipose stem cells have enormous potential in regenerative medicine and healing" Harris said. "My vision is to enable people to bank their stem cells for later use in treatments. Adipose stem cells can differentiate into other tissues such as heart muscle, bone, cartilage, nerve and more. Already, doctors have had success in restoring function after a heart attack, and engineering new organs such as a bladder, trachea or new blood vessels using a patient's own stem cells."

The Arizona BioIndustry Association is comprised of member organizations in business, research, government, and other professions involved in biosciences. AZBio supports the members of the Arizona bioscience community by provid
'/>"/>

SOURCE AdiCyte
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related biology technology :

1. Space Research Institute Honors Senator Hutchison with Pioneer Award
2. Imaging Contract-Research Pioneer, Donald P. Rosen, MD, Named CEO of ACR Image Metrix™
3. Air Force Office of Scientific Research hosts nanotechnology pioneer
4. Dr. Michael Yaremchuk, Leading Performer of Custom-Designed Facial Implants, Pioneers Bespoke Plastic Surgery
5. Glencoe Software and The Journal of Cell Biology Pioneer Publishing of Massive, Ultra-Resolution Images
6. Researchers pioneer worlds first HIV/AIDS nanomedicines
7. Genomatica, Inc., Award-Winning Industrial Biotechnology Pioneer, Selects Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. for Long-Term, Mission-Critical R&D Facility and Corporate Headquarters
8. Metabolex Gout Program Recognized in Windhovers Top 10 Most Interesting Projects to Watch
9. Celebrating 65 Years of Providing Superior Healthcare Products, Mission Pharmacal Continues to Thrive
10. Machine Preservation Significantly Improves Kidney Transplant Survival Over 3 Years Compared to Traditional box of ice
11. Expanded Findings for FirstMarks Completed Clinical Study for Predicting Near-Term (2-3 Years) MI
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/27/2015)... Empowering biomedical researchers with richer, more ... today announced its MR Compatible Small Animal PET ... uses silicon photomultiplier detector technology, so it can ... manufacturers like Bruker and Agilent,” said James Schellenberg, ... enables simultaneous PET and MRI data acquisition with ...
(Date:5/27/2015)... 2015  Northwest Biotherapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: NWBO ) ... therapies for cancer, announced today that Dr. Marnix ... will be making an Industry Expert Theater Presentation at ... on Saturday, May 30, 2015, from 3 ... in McCormick Place. Dr. Bosch will provide ...
(Date:5/27/2015)... , May 27, 2015  Ceres, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... awarded a U.S. patent for a genetic sequence derived ... such as research, product development and plant transformation. The ... key biosynthetic processes that are the target of a ... seed companies a commercial license to the innovation, including ...
(Date:5/27/2015)... Mass. , May 27, 2015  RXi ... company focused on discovering and developing innovative therapies ... today provided an update on the status of the ... Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130917/NE80755LOGO ... were 3,085 and 21 shares of Series A ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Cubresa Launches Simultaneous PET/MRI Technology 2NW Bio To Present Overview Of DCVax-Direct Phase I Trial In Chicago This Weekend 2NW Bio To Present Overview Of DCVax-Direct Phase I Trial In Chicago This Weekend 3Ceres Awarded Patent for Innovation in Soybean 2Ceres Awarded Patent for Innovation in Soybean 3RXi Pharmaceuticals Provides an Update on Series A and Series A-1 Preferred Stock 2RXi Pharmaceuticals Provides an Update on Series A and Series A-1 Preferred Stock 3
... 2003 might have passed into history as the little year ... that may still be the case. Nothing much happened in ... some activity in the 12th month, the markets barely moved. ... carefully made 12 months ago are almost exactly the predictions ...
... Technology Network (WTN) just turned one! It is both rewarding ... accomplished in just 12 months of online publishing. , ,According ... Goggle) wistechnology.com has obtained the largest readership in ... news, business and feature websites in the Midwest. WTN is ...
... - Now that the promise of Silicon Valley has joined ... it is an appropriate time to revisit the importance of ... have been spent on marketing the so-called new economy, one ... industry than goes out! , ,In this post-technology age, ...
Cached Biology Technology:The Year Ahead in IT 2The Year Ahead in IT 3The Year Ahead in IT 4The Year Ahead in IT 5WTN's First Year 2Look at the New Economy, Just Like the Old Economy 2
(Date:5/11/2015)... , May 11, 2015  Through a well-rounded UAS ... had a strong showing at AUVSI,s Unmanned 2015 ... representatives of Ohio,s UAS industry met ... abroad from all points along the UAS ecosystem. ... Coalition,s (DDC) Vice President for Aerospace Rich Knoll . ...
(Date:5/6/2015)... Israel , May 6, 2015 LifeBEAM, ... most established helmet producer, announced today that they will ... Helmet, the world,s first bio-sensing cycling helmet and the ... released in two new colors in order to give ... the product. In addition, LifeBEAM and Lazer announced their ...
(Date:4/21/2015)... Canada , April 21, 2015 ... and evolving government policies are boosting access control systems ... According to a recently published report by ... Opportunities, 2020 ", the access control systems market in ... nearly USD1.2 billion by 2020.The access control systems market ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Ohio Flies High at Unmanned '15, Sets Stage for Ohio UAS Conference 2LifeBEAM and Lazer Announce Expanded Partnership in Bio-Sensing Sports Gear 2LifeBEAM and Lazer Announce Expanded Partnership in Bio-Sensing Sports Gear 3Saudi Arabia Access Control Systems Market to Touch USD1.2 Billion by 2020 Says TechSci Research 2Saudi Arabia Access Control Systems Market to Touch USD1.2 Billion by 2020 Says TechSci Research 3
... that conservatives and liberals don,t see the world in the ... that is exactly, and quite literally, the case. In ... reaction to "gaze cues" a person,s tendency to ... movements, even if it,s irrelevant to their current task ...
... Winter graduation deadlines have spurred a flurry of ... (STEM). However, for many women and students from underrepresented ... fellowship to faculty appointment in STEM is one of ... combat the loss of diversity in STEM fields, a ...
... the first time that the most common malignant ... diseases, each arising from distinct cells destined to ... dramatically alter the diagnosis and treatment of this ... Hospital investigators led the international effort, which confirms ...
Cached Biology News:Look: What your reaction to someone's eye movements says about your politics 2STEM workshop set to advance women, minorities 2Different origins discovered for medulloblastoma tumor subtypes 2Different origins discovered for medulloblastoma tumor subtypes 3
... FailSafe™ PCR System is the only PCR ... time and every time. It provides accuracy, ... the source or the property of the ... PCR Enzyme Mix, a unique blend of ...
... A cleaning agent for removing ... countertops, and pipettors. It ... RNase contamination from microcentrifuge tubes ... ,RNase Zap (R) ...
A set of five proteins which can be used to calibrate a Matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization time-of-flight (MALDI-TOF) or Electrospray Ionization (ESI) mass spectrometer....
... This CLS number is a ... easily match Cornings product number. ... please order under the old ... customer service for assistance. ...
Biology Products: