Boy Gets First of Kind Stem Cell Transplant Doctors at Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Mich., led by Dr. Cindy Grines and Dr. William O'Neill, suggested an experimental treatment . The patient, 16-year-old Dimitri Bonnville, had a massive heart attack after being shot in the heart with a nail gun. "This treatment was Dimitri's only option, aside from a heart transplant," says William O'Neill, M.D., Beaumont's chief of cardiology
Cardio-Matrex : The New Paradigm
Regenerating the damaged human heart therapeutically is the new paradigm that was a heresy not too long ago. Regenerative cardiology is now a segment of one of the most heavily funded areas of medical research in human history.
In its Second Coming the drug development industry is back with a vengeance to conquer the eluding dream. The rush to get a non-invasive heart repair drug is unprecedented.
Such a scale of drug development initiative for a single category of indication has no parallel or precedence in the healthcare industry. It's nothing less than the Gold Rush of 21st Century.