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The Successes and Challenges of CAR T-cell Therapy 

The four pillars of cancer treatment have always been surgery, chemotherapy, radiation therapy and targeted therapy. Recently, there have been developments leading to what scientists and medical professionals are referring to as the fifth pillar — immunotherapy.  Immunotherapy, or therapy that utilizes a patient’s own immune system to help illnesses, has been proven to be … Continued

Bone Marrow Aspirate Concentrate vs. Surgical Intervention

From injuries that can happen in an instant to normal wear-and-tear from physical activity over time, when there is something wrong with your joints or ligaments, it can cause discomfort and pain that can severely disrupt your way of life. Sometimes, the best way to correct these issues is through surgery, but many physicians will … Continued

The Role Testing Plays in the Management of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Testing has played one of the most crucial roles in managing this current global COVID-19 pandemic so far. From helping identify active cases, to tracking those who have been infected and, ultimately, mitigating the spread. Throughout the history of modern medicine, testing has been one of the main tools public health officials have turned to … Continued

ThermoGenesis Provides Regenerative Medicine Solutions

Regenerative medicine is a term that refers to a group of biomedical approaches to clinical therapies that may involve the use of stem cells. It is the process of replacing or “regenerating” human cells, tissues or organs to restore, or establish, normal function. The human body is an incredible machine, equipped with the ability to … Continued

Answering Your COVID-19 Testing Questions

With the number of COVID-19 cases rapidly rising, it is important to stay up to date with accurate information surrounding coronavirus testing. Throughout this global pandemic, the internet along with the media have played an essential role in facilitating how we receive information and updates regarding the coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2). Sometimes the information presented is somewhat … Continued

The Technology Behind Bone Marrow Cellular Processing: The PXP® System

Cell therapies involve the transfer of live cells into a patient to help treat, prevent or potentially cure diseases. One category of cell therapy focuses specifically on the use of stem cells, or cells within the body that have the potential to replace those that are lost through injury or disease. Their versatility and ability … Continued

Breaking Down ThermoGenesis’ Recent Patent for Its Breakthrough Serological Test Reader Technology

ThermoGenesis recently announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has accepted a patent application for the company’s new breakthrough lateral flow immunoassay test reader technology.   What is an Antibody Lateral Flow Immunoassay Test? An antibody lateral flow immunoassay (LFIA) test is a simple diagnostic device used to confirm the presence or … Continued

ThermoGenesis Distributes FDA Emergency Use Authorized COVID-19 Antibody Test Kit. What Does it Mean?

ThermoGenesis recently announced it has entered into a supply agreement with Biohit Healthcare to distribute its COVID-19 Antibody Test Kit. This agreement is significant because  Biohit Healthcare has already received Emergency Use Authorization from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.   What is Emergency Use Authorization? The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) plays an … Continued

The Technology Behind Cord Blood Processing: AXP® II System

Cells are the basic building blocks of all biological life. Within these cells are small sections of proteins in DNA that possess all our genetic information, called genes. According to The Human Genome Project, it’s estimated that humans have between 20,000 and 25,000 genes. These genes all carry vital instructions for making proteins, which in … Continued

Convalescent Plasma Therapy for Coronavirus Patients

As scientists around the world work tirelessly to design new medicines for COVID-19, doctors have turned to convalescent plasma therapy to see if it could be a viable treatment option for coronavirus. While conservative measurements place the widespread availability of a coronavirus vaccine around somewhere in early 2021, convalescent plasma may potentially serve as a … Continued

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