First Stem Cell Therapy Centre in State Soon

Published: 15th April 2016 04:55 AM  |   Last Updated: 15th April 2016 04:55 AM   |  A+A-

BHUBANESWAR: GennRx, Odisha's first stem cell therapy centre, will very soon start operating at Kar Clinic and Hospitals here in the City.

Announcing this on Wednesday, Founder of  GennRx Dr Sujata Kar said the centre will provide therapy in hepatic, renal, orthopaedic, neurological disorders, diabetes as well infertility in the first phase of its operation. In the second phase, anti-ageing services are planned.

The centre, one of its kind unit in Eastern India, is being developed as a dedicated stem cell research and application unit and it has partnered with the best of technology providers from Switzerland which have their own patents. With the advanced technology, stem cells could be segregated by the latest non-touch digital technique in 30 to 45 minutes, MD of GennRx Dr Siddhanta Kar said.

GennRx will also benefit from the support and collaboration of Secretary General of Stem Cell Society (India) and Founder President of Anti Ageing Foundation Dr Prabhu Mishra who has more than 10 years experience in the field.

The therapy will be a half-day procedure under which the patient will go through a pre-treatment for two hours. Once the bone marrow is aspirated, prepared cells will be injected either intravenously or more specifically into the targeted organ within 30 minutes. Patient will receive one more hour of post-procedure care after which they will be discharged.

The GennRx aims to make stem cell therapy easily available to all classes of society in affordable and ethical manner, Dr Kar added.

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