February 2016 - Bioscience Americas

February 2016

Medellin — An Emerging Retirement Destination

Medellín may not be the first place that springs to mind when you're thinking of your perfect overseas retirement spot ... but perhaps it should be. At least, that is, if you're looking for a clean and vibrant culture-rich city that's just a short flight from the U.S., and with perfect weather and an overall low cost of living. Because that's exactly what you'll find in Medellín, Colombia's second-largest city (and third most-visited, after Bogota and Cartagena). Known as the City [...]

Bioscience Americas Research Team Meets With Stephen Hawking

Bioscience Americas, LLC, the leading international developer of adult stem cell therapy clinics, is pleased to announce that its science team at the Global Institute of Stem Cell Therapy and Research met recently with acclaimed physicist Stephen Hawking to discuss the Global Institute’s progress in the treatment of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) or Lou Gehrig's Disease. Dr. Hawking suffers from a rare early-onset, slow progressing form of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis commonly known as motor neuron disease that has gradually paralyzed [...]

Bioscience Americas Achieves Major Milestone

Bioscience Americas, LLC, a leading international developer of for-profit adult stem cell therapy centers, announced today that it has achieved a major milestone in its plan to become the first hospital affiliated for-profit provider of adult stem cell treatments for autoimmune diseases in the Western Hemisphere. The Company intends to bring to market therapies that are FDA approved or that are part of FDA sanctioned clinical trials created by its research partner and licensed from the Global Institute of Stem [...]

Colombia Leads Western Hemisphere in Economic Growth

According to economic data published last week in The Economist magazine, Colombia continues to lead all major nations in the Western Hemisphere in economic growth. Gross Domestic Product for Colombia for the latest quarter measured 3.2% exceeding not only all other countries in South America but also the United States (2.1%), Canada (1.2%), and Mexico (2.6%). As Bioscience Americas continues to make progress developing the Western Hemisphere's first adult stem cell clinic for the treatment of autoimmune diseases, we [...]