Stem Cell Storage: Intermediary companies fail, but there are still Biobanks to rely on like SSCB

“The failure and mismanagement of other Biobanks for Stem Cell Preservation ruin our sector”, speaks Dr. Luca Mariotta, Scientific Director of SSCB.
Last week, Ticinonews reported on a young couple who were looking for their baby’s cells after the company they had contracted with, Genico, disappeared. Cantonal pharmacist Giovan Maria Zanini said he was concerned about Switzerland’s free-market policy in such a sensitive area.

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Fat as a source of stem cells for regenerative and aesthetic medicine

Did you know that SSCB offers you the possibility to store stem cells from fat tissue? Fat tissue is a rich source of stem cells that are widely used in regenerative and aesthetic medicine. But how is fat tissue harvested? The fat is easily and safely harvested through mini-liposuction, which is performed by a doctor.

Thanks to this minimally invasive procedure, you can store your fat and avoid major liposuction or the use of synthetic fillers. 

Stem cell secretome from adipose tissue as a biotherapeutic agent to inhibit growth of triple-negative breast cancer 

n this experimental study, a protocol was developed for processing a formulation derived from secretome obtained from adipose tissue mesenchymal stem cells at different concentrations. Its molecular composition and in vitro efficacy was evaluated when applied to breast cancer cell lines. In addition, the ability of the formulation to suppress the growth of triple-negative breast cancer when infused into a mouse model of the disease was verified.

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Outcomes of adipose tissue stem cell transplantation for the treatment of refractory lupus nephritis

To date, the immunomodulatory capacity of mesenchymal stem cells is well known. In this phase one clinical trial, the efficacy of these cells for the treatment of refractory lupus nephritis (LN) was verified. Specifically, 9 patients received systemic infusion of mesenchymal stem cells derived from adipose tissue and followed up for a 12-month follow-up period.

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