Okyanos News

July 22, 2015

Saving Lives: Okyanos Cell Therapy Hits Milestone with Over 100 Patients Treated

Okyanos, the leader in adult stem cell therapy, celebrates the achievement of its first 100 patients safely treated, marking the noteworthy accomplishment within 6 months of opening. Located in Freeport, Grand Bahama, Okyanos has achieved remarkable results treating serious, chronic illnesses using patients’ own adult stem cells. read more »

June 17, 2015

Okyanos Cell Therapy Welcomes Community in First Open House

Okyanos Cell Therapy opened its doors Friday, June 12th, to an illustrious crowd of visitors to celebrate the approaching milestone of its first year safely treating patients. Located in the First Commercial Centre on East Mall in Freeport, Grand Bahama, the Open House welcomed nearly 200 visitors providing guided tours, refreshments from local chefs, and a demonstration of the science behind adult stem cell therapy. read more »

May 5, 2015

Okyanos Study Finds Orthopedic Patients Plagued with Pain

Okyanos, the leader in cell therapy, published its Orthopedic Lifestyle Report today. The study was conducted to determine the emotional impact and lifestyle influence orthopedic conditions such as osteoarthritis and sports-related injuries have had on those affected. The survey found chronic pain and stiffness was the most prevalent symptom reported at 73%, followed by 66% of respondents experiencing reduced functionality such as walking, standing and bending over. read more »

April 15, 2015

Okyanos Cell Therapy: From Burnout to Fearless

Amy was searching for a way to get her type 1 diabetes under control when she was referred to Okyanos, the leader in cell therapy. After years of regular visits to the hospital for diabetes, neuropathy and fibromyalgia, she was looking for something that would help her lead a healthier, more normal life. No stranger to pain, Amy has had more than her share of treatments, including meditation, biofeedback, physical therapy and medications, getting her to a point of ‘functional’ with very bad flare ups. read more »

February 6, 2015

Okyanos Stem Cell Therapy Success Brings Hope for a Normal Life

In just a few short months since Okyanos opened its doors, remarkable results are becoming a daily reality. In light of these mounting successes, Okyanos, the leader in cell therapy, has augmented its adult stem cell therapy for severe heart disease and expanded their offerings to include treatments for patients with other chronic unmet needs. Now, patients like Patsy and Dylan are experiencing the tangible benefits that Okyanos cell therapy provides. read more »

December 18, 2014

Okyanos Expands World-Class Cell Therapy Medical Team

Okyanos, the leader in cell therapy, announced the expansion of its medical team to accommodate the growing demand for cell therapy to treat patients with chronic unmet needs for which adult stem cell therapy using cells from a person’s own fat (adipose) tissue has been found to be safe and efficacious. read more »

November 25, 2014

Okyanos Adopts WAL/ body-jet® eco for Use in Cell Therapy

Okyanos, the leader in cell therapy, announced the adoption of body-jet eco for use in the harvesting of adult stem cells for use in cell therapy. The Okyanos procedure begins with the extraction of a small amount of body fat, a process done using advanced water-jet assisted liposuction technology. The body-jet® eco system is utilized during this procedure and allows a larger number of viable adult stem cells to be harvested. read more »

November 14, 2014

Okyanos Study Finds Heart Disease Patients Wish to Live a Normal Life

Okyanos, the leader in cell therapy, today published its Living with Heart Disease Report revealing the emotional toll and lifestyle impact heart disease is having on aging baby boomers in the United States. The survey revealed that though they wish they could live a normal life and still do things like exercise, sex and travel, the majority of heart patients are resolved to carry on. read more »

November 5, 2014

Okyanos Treats First Patients with Cell Therapy

Okyanos is the first to receive regulatory approval from the National Stem Cell Ethics Committee (NSEC) to provide adult stem cell therapy in its new state-of-the-art facility and has now begun treating patients. The licensing includes approval for cardiac cell therapy, as well as cell therapy for tissue ischemia, autoimmune diseases, and other chronic neurological and orthopedic conditions. The licensing criteria requires that approved protocols be supported by peer-reviewed papers showing substantial evidence of safety and efficacy. read more »

October 2, 2014

Okyanos Presents the Science, Safety, and Efficacy of Adult Stem Cell Therapy

Dr. Todd K. Malan, M.D., presented to the Grand Bahama Medical & Dental Association 14th Annual Scientific Educational Conference on the science, safety and efficacy of adipose- (fat) derived stem and regenerative cells (ADRCs) for ischemic heart disease and other unmet healthcare needs. read more »