stem cells http://kmuw.org en Trials Begin at University of Kansas Stem Cell Center http://kmuw.org/post/trials-begin-university-kansas-stem-cell-center <p>The Kansas Legislature created a new adult stem cell therapy facility at the University of Kansas Medical Center less than a year ago.</p><p>Officials with the Midwest Stem Cell Therapy Center told a legislative committee on Monday that they've started clinical trials.</p><p>Dr. Buddha Dawn says work has begun on a trial aimed at treating blood flow problems in the feet and legs.</p><p>There are also planned trials on new ways to treat cancer and heart problems.</p><p>"So these trials would help local patients to get access to adult stem cell therapy through our center," Dawn said.</p> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 15:52:38 +0000 Stephen Koranda 31312 at http://kmuw.org Governor Signs Bill Establishing KU Med Stem Cell Center http://kmuw.org/post/governor-signs-bill-establishing-ku-med-stem-cell-center <p>Gov. Sam Brownback has signed a bill that will establish a stem cell research center at the University of Kansas Medical Center. The new facility would work with adult stem cells and cells taken from umbilical cord blood.</p><p>Brownback signed the bill during a ceremony Monday at the Statehouse. He was joined by people who have successfully undergone medical treatments using stem cells.</p> Mon, 22 Apr 2013 20:39:03 +0000 Stephen Koranda 16051 at http://kmuw.org Top Morning News 4.8.13 http://kmuw.org/post/top-morning-news-4813 <p><em>University of Kansas Medical Center to start stem cell research; Lawmakers pass bill to reduce telecom regulations; Opponents see abortion bill as a new threat to choice in Kansas.</em></p><p><strong>Kan. Lawmakers Approve Adult Stem Cell Center</strong></p><p>Kansas lawmakers have approved a bill that would require the University of Kansas Medical Center to start a center to promote research and use of adult stem cells, cord blood and related stem cell therapies.</p> Mon, 08 Apr 2013 11:12:23 +0000 Briana O’Higgins & Kate Clause 15319 at http://kmuw.org Top Morning News 4.8.13 Bill Would Require Stem Cell Center At KU Med (UPDATED) http://kmuw.org/post/bill-would-require-stem-cell-center-ku-med-updated <p><em><strong>Updated at 7:19 a.m.&nbsp;</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Kansas House passed the bill late Tuesday evening.</span></em></p><p> Tue, 26 Mar 2013 20:37:32 +0000 Stephen Koranda 14740 at http://kmuw.org