In The News

TriCity Herald – Adult Stem Celll Therapy Offers a Second Chance for Mailia
Diagnosed with Eisenmenger syndrome and secondary pulmonary hypertension, 15-year-old Mailia couldn’t walk more than a few steps without tiring. Since having adult stem cell therapy last year, Mailia not only can walk a little farther — she has been doing a little dancing. “I feel fantastic,” the smiling now 17-year-old said.

Regenocyte Successfully Treats Cystic Fibrosis Using Patients’ Own Adult Stem Cells
Erida, 14, has never known a year where she had not been hospitalized at least four times. Born with cystic fibrosis, she’s battled chronic symptoms including constant coughing and congestion and the disease has left her susceptible to serious viruses. After her adult stem cell treatment18 months ago, her hospitalizations are down nearly 90 percent, she’s going to school regularly, and playing sports.

Chicago Sun Tmes – Quadriplegic’s progress called “phenomenal” after Adult Stem Cell Therapy
Bill Orr, 52, has been a quadriplegic since a car accident in 1986. Today, he’s walking after undergoing Adult Stem Cell Therapy. Both Dr. Grekos and Bill are over-the-top excited about He can now do 200 sit-ups and pushups, as well as 20 leg squats in the therapy pool and he does so without any muscle spasms.

Fox News Morning Blend – Lung Cell Patient Glenna Irwin & Dr. Zannos Grekos of Regenocyte
Glenna Irwin’s once active lifestyle took a back seat to her failing lungs after being diagnosed with 3 lung diseases.  She gained hope after attending a seminar by Dr. Zannos Grekos. Today, at 82, Glenna no longer needs oxygen and can take long walks.

FoxNews Morning Blend – Heart Adult Stem Cell Patient Neim Malo & Dr. Zannos Grekosof Regenocyte
At 47, Neim Malo suffered a heart attack. “Half my heart died at that point.”  He had 3 stents put in and was told he’d be dead in 5 years.  After his Adult Stem Cell Thearapy, his ejection fraction rate has increased from 28% to 42%, much closer to normal.

Regenocyte Patient Karen Velline featured in Popular Science
Karen Velline has hypersensitivity pneumonitis and is dependent on three liters of oxygen a day. Doctors at the Mayo Clinic told her that the only hope of reversing her condition was a lung transplant. After her adult stem cell therapy, “My oxygen at rest is staying higher than it normally does for longer periods of time.” And she’s been jogging on a treadmill every day to build up her strength.

Cardiomyopathy patient treated by Regenocyte with Adult Stem Cell Therapy
Cardiomyopathy patient, Les Nachman, was successfully treated with his own adult stem cells. Six months following the procedure, his Ejection Fraction – the rate at which the heart is able to expel blood – has improved a remarkable 18 percentage points.

Regenocyte patient Ron O’Leary featured in Men’s Health Magazine
Ron O’Leary suffers from idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy. His heart is so damaged that it struggles to pump blood to his lungs, leaving the former restaurant owner unable to work and barely able to walk 40 yards without wheezing. Traditionally, he’s a prime candidate for a heart transplant.

SW Florida Health & Wellness – Her Eyes. His Heart. Their Story of Adult Stem Cell Therapy
A congenital retinal disease known as Stargbartes, a form of macular degeneration, was diagnosed when Sandra Mueller turned 28. For the past 30 years she has functioned legally blind. She attended a seminar on adult stem cell therapy and found Dr. Zannos Grekos of Regenocyte. Never being able to register sight on a basic eye chart, she can now read 4 complete lines after her adult stem cell transplant.

Saturday Evening Post Investigates: The Other Stem Cells – Adult Stem Cells
Leonard Narracci, 67, was living with cardiomyopathy, or heart failure—a condition affecting about 5 million Americans. “One week after the procedure, I was absolutely astounded,” he says. “I felt my energy coming back. At my one-year follow up, my ejection fraction was 52 percent. Now, I trim palm trees, do yard work, and exert myself without getting tired. Life is worth living again.”

Dr. Zannos Grekos discusses Adult Stem Cell Therapy on the Dave Elliott show

CNN Situation Room – Special coverage on Regenocyte COPD patient
A year ago, Barbara McKean, underwent Adult Stem Cell Therapy to treat her COPD. Today, her family physician vouches for the amazing improvement in what previously has been an incurable lung disease.

Ischemic Cardiomyopathy Patients – Zannos G. Grekos, MD
Dr. Zannos Grekos discusses the science behind Adult Stem Cell Therapy and why it may be the way patients  with debilitating conditions will be treated in the future.

US Congressman Randy Forbes Discusses the Patients First Act H.R. 877 and Adult Stem Cell Therapy
Congressman Forbes discusses the benefits of adult stem cell research and human clinical trials using stem cells that are ethically obtained and that show evidence of providing near-term clinical benefit for human patients. Forbes speaks first-hand about the benefits for Parkinson disease, diabetes and 70 other diseases.

WDAY News – Fargo man returns from Regenocyte Stem Cell Treatment
Kevin Scufsa discusses his Adult Stem Cell Treatment for life-threatening lung disease. At the time of his treatment, his only other option was a double lung transplant. Scufsa plans on using his experience to urge lawmakers to allow stem cell treatments in the states.

US Congress – Stem Cell Special Order, Congressman Gus Bilirakis
Rep. Bilirakis (FL) urges Congress to allow Adult Stem Cell Therapy in the U.S.

Mar 2009 – Naples Daily News – Stem Cells, Miracle or Myth?
Unlike the more controversial embryonic stem cell therapy, adult stem cells are taken from the patient’s own blood, expanded in culture and then reintroduced into the patient to treat a number of conditions including congestive heart failure, peripheral artery disease, coronary artery disease, kidney disease, pulmonary disease, early senile dementia and more.

Naples Daily News – Stem Cells: Politics, Processes and Potential
A discussion of the differences between embryonic, cord blood and adult stem cells. Adult stem cells circulate throughout our bodies and act as natural healers. As a treatment option, they are considered extremely safe because they are also autologous, coming directly from the patient. For more than 40 years, adult stem cells have been used to treat cancers, particularly leukemia.

Medical News Today – Stem Cells Poised to Grow Organs for Transplant
Dr. Zannos Grekos presented the benefits of using adult stem cells in treating cardiac, vascular, pulmonary and kidney disease to the 16th Annual World Congress on Anti-Aging Medicine & Regenerative Biomedical Technologies.

CNBC – Regenocyte Reports Successful Treatment of Cardiomyopathy
An international team of physicians and scientists at Regenocyte have discovered a way to
treat cardiomyopathy (heart disease) with adult stem cells, including a rare metabolic condition otherwise requiring heart transplant.

SW Florida Health & Wellness Mending Broken Hearts with Adult Stem Cell Therapy
A powerful way to heal heart disease with adult stem cell therapy. Regenocyte patients discuss their cases before and after their treatment with adult stem cells.

SW Florida Health & Wellness – Pulmonary Hypertension Treated with Stem Cells
Regenocyte’s international medical team announces patient results in adult stem cell clinical study for pulmonary hypertension.

Quantum Health – Stem Cell Therapy with Zannos Grekos, MD

Pulmonary Hypertension and Cardiomyopathy Patient Results after Adult Stem Cell Treatment
Dr. Grekos reports that the average patient had an ejection fraction increase 21 percentage points and had reversed heart muscle damage. Dr. Grekos also stated that his patients on average had gone from Stage IV Heart Failure (End Stage Heart Failure) and then improved to Stage II Heart Failure in approximately 6 months.

PR Newswire – Zannos Grekos, MD to Present Clinical Results of Regenerative Stem Cell Treatments to the Dubai Congress on Anti-Aging and Aesthetic Medicine
Dr. Zannos Grekos presented treatment results for COPD using adult stem cell therapy. Results include the existence of viable myocardium where previously heart tissue had been destroyed and blood flow through new vessels generated by the injected Stem Cell population.

WorldHealth.net – Zannos Grekos, MD – Stem Cell Research
Dr. Zannos Grekos delivers a presentation in Washington DC about stem cell research. Stem cells are being used for the regeneration of tissue and organs. He highlights the advantages and disadvantages of each type of stem cell, from embryonic to cord, to adult stem cells.

 Reuters – Authority on Adult Stem Cell Therapy Astounds Over 200 Physicians at Anti-Aging Conference in Nation’s Capital
Dr. Grekos takes his groundbreaking work in regenerative biomedical technology to an international arena that has never before seen the dramatic clinical success achieved with his end-stage disease patients.

Top Doctors – Zannos Grekos, M.D. – Naples Top Cardiologist

SW Florida Health & Wellness – Saving lives using a patient’s own stem cells.
For more than 40 years, Adult Stem Cells have been used to treat cancer patients.  Recent advances have been astounding, safe and effective.

SW Florida Health & Wellness – Adult Stem Cell Therapy is Safe
Adult Stem Cell Therapy offers Acute Renal Failure and Chronic renal insufficiency another treatment option to dialysis and kidney transplant.

SW Florida Health & Wellness – Peripheral Artery Disease and Adult Stem Cell Treatments
Howard Lindeman traded quadruple bi-pass surgery for the less invasive adult stem cell treatment administered by Regenocyte and avoided open heart surgery.

 SW Florida Health & Wellness – Adult Stem Cells: Treating people without controversy
There is no possibility of the body rejecting its own Stem Cells or the new tissue formed. Tens of thousands of patients have been treated effectively with Adult Stem Cells.

Naples Daily News – Stem cell treatment gives Naples man another chance
Mel Forbis was running out of time. He would live, perhaps, another seven or eight months due to congestive heart failure. Then one evening his son saw a program on The Discovery Channel about adult stem cells, from one’s own blood, being cultivated and injected into the heart to grow new muscle and improve heart function.

NBC News—Heart Health
Mark Cohen of Men’s Health discusses the advancement of adult stem cell therapy throughout the world, reporting on patient results and weighing the pros and cons.

Simply Ageless—Stem Cell Therapy Around the World
While the American medical community is just beginning to discover the advantages of adult stem cell therapy, countries in Europe and Asia are making significant inroads in stem cell research to enhance quality of life, health and vitality. Many Americans are travelling the globe to receive treatment.

Health & Wellness—Pulmonary Disease and Adult Stem Cell Therapy—One Woman’s Story That Will Leave You Breathless
Glenna Irwin had three incurable lung diseases: COPD-Emphysema, Pulmonary Hypertension and Bronchiectasis. Before her treatment with adult stem cells, she was winded just walking. Now, she’s singing in the church choir.

Stem Cells Improve Heart Function In Patients With Cardiomyopathy through Adult Stem Cell Therapy
Dr. Zannos Grekos is using stem cell therapy to treat patients who suffer from a range of heart, lung and vascular illnesses. The results have been extraordinary. Utilizing adult stem cell therapy, such diseases as congestive heart failure, coronary artery disease, ischemic heart disease, cardiomyopathy, peripheral artery disease and severe pulmonary disease can be treated.

Published Articles

Anti-Aging Medical News – Ischemic Cardiomyopathy Patients Treated with Autologous Angiogenic and Cardio-Regenerative Progenitor Cells
This study exemplifies that ACP’s can improve the ejection fraction in patients with severely reduced cardiac function with benefits sustained to six months.

Treatment of Patients with Severe Angina Pectoris
Findings of this study demonstrate that a progenitor cell population can be readily isolated from peripheral blood. It has a high safety profile and significantly improves clinical symptoms in patients with angina pectoris.

 British Journal of Hematology – Isolation of an adult blood-derived progenitor cell population capable of differentiation into angiogenic, myocardial and neural lineages
Blood-derived adult stem cells were previously considered impractical for therapeutic use because of their small numbers. However, this study reports the simple and rapid method of SCP generation and the resulting considerable quantities of lineage-specific precursor cells makes it a potential source of autologous treatment for a variety of diseases.

European Journal of Heart Failure – A comparison of cell delivery routes
Human angiogenic cell precursors (ACPs), delivered via intramyocardial or intracoronary injection, engrafted into damaged cardiac tissue and improved cardiac function within 4 weeks through effects on scar morphology and blood vessel formation.