June 29, 2021
Neurological complications of COVID-19
Ongoing COVID-19 pandemic posed unprecedented challenge for the healthcare system and changed a lot of aspects of our life. This disease caused by coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 that enters host cells due to interaction between S protein located in its surface with angiotensin converting enzyme 2 (ACE-2)...
February 22, 2021
Encouraging results of stem cell therapy for COVID-19
Major aim of healthcare system during ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is to decrease the death rate and ensure successful recovery of the patients. Due to unprecedented effort of medical scientists worldwide mechanisms of severe COVID-19 cases development and critically important targets for treatment of...
January 2, 2021
Pneumonia outbreak that started at the end of 2019 in Wuhan, China, was the beginning of global changes. Initially of unknown etiology, this disease caught attention of scientists all over the world, and soon its causative agent was determined - new coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 (Severe Acute Respiratory...
November 26, 2020
Emerging Role of Stem Cells in COVID-19 Pandemic
Stem cells are a special type of cells with unique natural and therapeutic properties. They have a remarkable ability to generate the new functionally active cells for replacement of damaged, dying, ageing or diseased ones. In other words, stem cells can be regarded as a natural physiological and...
September 25, 2020
Despite all efforts that have been taken by the international community of healthcare professionals to stop the COVID-19 pandemic, this disease still represents an unprecedented challenge to the medicine with burning need of new approaches for treatment and prevention. Scientific studies revealed...
August 19, 2020
Stem cells – basic properties and clinical applications
What makes stem cells so unique in contrast to all other cells of the body and why stem cell therapy is a promising treatment approach for a wide range of diseases? Somatic cells are building blocks of the tissues and organs of our body that can perform highly specialized functions. For example,...
August 14, 2020
Stem Сell Therapy for Liver Diseases
Liver is responsible for multiple vital functions of the body. Despite the considerable progress by pharmacological industry, liver diseases are still regarded as a very serious medical issue often leading to significant life quality decrease. Mechanisms of liver diseases share common...
March 26, 2020
Stem cell therapy for lung fibrosis
In some cases, after a successful recovery from severe coronavirus infection, patients can experience complications known as pulmonary fibrosis. This complication may occur as a consequence of long-lasting inflammation triggering a fibrotic process in the connective tissues of the lung and lead to...
March 2, 2020
The Chinese government is taking emergency measures to limit the epidemic of the new coronavirus that leads to many deaths in Wuhan. At the same time, specialists are trying to decrease the health risks for doctors who are working in this city. Professor, MD Bijie Hu (in 2014 was selected as the...