Geeta Shroff

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Cellphones have the potential to improve education for the millions of underprivileged users in the developing world. However, mobile learning in developing countries remains under-studied. In this paper, we argue that cellphones are a perfect vehicle for making educational opportunities accessible to rural children in places and times that are more(More)
The present study evaluated the efficacy and safety of human embryonic stem cell (hESC) therapy in patients with CP. This analysis included patients (30 days-18 yr) with documented diagnosis of CP. The study consisted of four treatment phases (T1, T2, T3, T4) separated by gap phases. Efficacy of hESC therapy was evaluated based on Gross Motor Function(More)
Copyright: © 2014 Shroff G, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited. Abstract Background: Use of human embryonic stem cells (hESCs) has been explored for(More)
Regeneration of damaged neurons in neurodegenerative disorders like cerebral palsy and spinal cord injury is a major challenge. The possibility of replacing the non-functional neurons remains an attractive but an unflinching approach. We describes a novel human embryonic cell (hESC) line that has been developed in animal-free conditions during derivation(More)
BACKGROUND Spinal cord injury (SCI) is a neurological condition which paralyses the patient below the level of injury and could occur due to damage, infection and tumors. Presently, there is no cure for SCI. The treatment options used for SCI include corticosteroid (methylprednisolone sodium succinate), surgical interventions, and physiotherapy and lowering(More)
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Nicholas Kristof argues that in this century the paramount moral challenge will be the struggle for gender equality around the world. In this paper, we present a design model for empowering low-income women in the developing world, in ways that cut across individual application areas. Specifically, this model characterizes(More)
International Journal of Case Reports and Images (IJCRI) is an international, peer reviewed, monthly, open access, online journal, publishing high-quality, articles in all areas of basic medical sciences and clinical specialties. Aim of IJCRI is to encourage the publication of new information by providing a platform for reporting of unique, unusual and rare(More)