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Investment in the Regenerative Medicine Space

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Chris Centeno, MD - This week I was asked to speak to Wall Street analysts on many different companies in the regenerative medicine space. While fielding their questions, a number of themes kept emerging, so I thought I would write about those. Let’s dig in.
Regenerative Medicine Reality vs. Hype

Irrational hype has driven regenerative medicine investing from the start. So what’s real and what’s fiction? Which parts of the exuberance are real and which parts should be ignored? While I’ll focus on orthopedic offerings, much of what I’ll talk about in this blog applies to all clinical applications of stem cells.

I can break a bad investment in a regenerative medicine company into the following categories:
Animal modelsPhase 1 garbageMaking the blind see and the crippled walkLipstick on a pigThe HLA mismatch and the responder groupAutologous competitorsAnimal Models

The single biggest thing that needs to be ignored in regen med investing is what I call the animal model game. For example, cart…

Your Trusted Stem Cell Provider Network

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We currently offer the latest in cord tissue-derived, mesenchymal stem cell therapy, which can be deployed systemically via IV, or injected locally to target specific sites, depending on patient needs.
Stem cells have been used extensively for many proven indications like leukemias or genetic disorders like thalassaemia. There is a lot of evidence for stem cell therapy in blood disorders.
The stem cell is a potent cell capable of self-renewal and also differentiating into many different types of tissues. Due to its potential, stem cell therapy has also been explored into newer indications as shown below: Diabetes Mellitus: As of June 2020, more than 5000 studies have been published on PubMed.gov on stem cell therapy and diabetes mellitus. More than 200 studies have been launched to investigate the benefits of stem cell therapy and diabetes mellitus. You can review the status of these trials on clinicaltrials.gov.Knee Osteoarthritis: As of June 2020, more than 100 studies have been lau…

Find Stem Cell Therapy Clinics in Malaysia

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Stem cells have been used extensively for many proven indications like leukemias or genetic disorders like thalassaemia. There is a lot of evidence for stem cell therapy in blood disorders. Cord blood banking is also becoming popular in Malaysia due to the potential of stem cells. The stem cell is a potent cell capable of self-renewal and also differentiating into many different types of tissues.

Due to its potential, stem cell therapy has also been repurposed into newer indications as shown below:
Diabetes Mellitus: As of June 2020, more than 5000 studies have been published on PubMed.gov on stem cell therapy and diabetes mellitus. More than 200 studies have been launched to investigate the benefits of stem cell therapy and diabetes mellitus. You can review the status of these trials on clinicaltrials.gov.Knee Osteoarthritis: As of June 2020, more than 100 studies have been launched to investigate the benefits of stem cell therapy and knee osteoarthritis. You can review the status of…

About Us

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We are a network of specially trained multi-disciplined medical doctors, medical specialists and scientists providing advanced, research-driven, regen medicine and lifestyle medicine treatments in Malaysia. Treatments include evidence based stem cell therapy, PRP (for face, hair and knees), hormone replacements and evidence based supplements for men and women.



We have strategic specialised lab partners to provide research grade premium stem cell therapy at affordable prices. Their stem cells are produced in their cutting edge labs and we welcome you to visit our facilities in Malaysia. We will take you through the whole process and guide you in every step of the way with our highly experienced consultants.

We also have working relationships with medical professionals, research teams and universities, as well as hospitals and clinics in Malaysia. We are open to expand our eco-system to new partnerships in the area of regenerative medicine in three core areas:

1. Research Partners: We …

Wellness and Illness

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Scroll down to see a list of the conditions covered by our treatment protocols. Our protocol calls for the deployment of cord tissue-derived mesenchymal stem cells, sourced from our certified GMP lab located in Malaysia.


Anti-Aging Protocol: Our advanced protocol to help improve ones quality of life through the reduction of inflammation in the body.Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord.Alzheimer's disease is a, progressive brain disorder that slowly destroys memory, the ability to think and eventually, the ability to complete simplest tasks.An autoimmune disease is a condition in which your immune system mistakenly attacks healthy cells in your body.COPD includes: chronic bronchitis, a long-term cough with mucus or emphysema, which involves damage to the lungs over time.A prolonged inflammatory response that involves a progressive change in the type of cells present at the site of inflammatio…

Stem Cell Therapy: Update and Clinical Trials 2020

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Trying to keep up with the latest stem cell therapy evidence? There are more than 50,000 scientific publications published on "stem cell' on the National Library of Medicine. As of July 2020, more than 7,000 studies have been launched to investigate the potential of stem cell therapy under the U.S. Clinical Trial Registry.

Just on UC-MSC (umbilical cord derived mesenchymal stem cells) alone, there was 178 registered clinical trials and 98 publications about cell therapy that employ UC-MSC, for the years 2007–2017.

Stem cell therapy has gained popularity as a promising treatment option for conditions where the current medical treatment protocols have been exhausted. However, there is also a lot of confusion due to the overwhelming mixing of credible scientific information and marketing hypes available on the internet.

Due to the fast-changing pace of research and technology, new evidence accumulates rapidly and clinical guidelines need to be periodically updated.



If you are ne…

Is Stem Cell Legal in Malaysia?

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In order to answer the above question, we have extracted below the relevant information from The STAR and the Malaysian Guidelines for Stem Cell Research and Therapy 2009, so that you can understand and make a better informed decision.



Guidelines for Cell and Gene Therapy Products

According to The Star, Guidelines for cell and gene therapy products (CGTPs) issued by the Health Ministry will be enforced from 2021, says Dr Lee Boon Chye (Deputy Health Minister).

MACT (Malaysian Association for Cell Therapy) president Dr Lim Teck Onn said the effective use of stem cell for medical purposes was evidence-backed, but cell therapy might be controversial for aesthetic applications.

“The use of stem cell for genuine medical therapy has never really been an issue. There are data and proven trials and even US Food and Drug Administration-approved indications. The big problem however is its use in wellness, anti-aging and some beauty products. As an industry association, we have an obligation to …