19.09.2012 [Seeking Alpha] - Neuralstem's financials were in poor condition, as it is a development-phase stemcell company with no current revenue. In its Q2 earnings, the company's financial situation was spelled out, and was much like the rest of the sector's financials. With
07.12.2011 [Nature.com] - One unexpected response seems to be temporal fine-tuning of stem-cell behaviour in the skin. See Article p.209 In general, the physiology and behaviour of most organisms follow a daily, or circadian, rhythm. This contributes to adaptations to
10.09.2012 [Seeking Alpha] - These facilities charge patients thousands of dollars for "stemcell therapies" that have recently been identified as being neither a drug nor involved with any actual stem cells. A purported cell therapy to treat autism has received a lot of attention
07.12.2011 [Nature.com] - Stem-cell scientists in Germany and transgenic-crop researchers in France have also been assailed by journalism out of step with the scientific evidence that it claims to examine. But there is a sense that the situation is more acute in tabloid-driven
05.12.2011 [Interactive Investor] - ReNeuron, the leading clinical-stage stemcell business, announced its interim results for the six months ended 30 September 2011 alongside an update on progress with the PISCES (Pilot Investigation of Stem cells in Stroke) clinical trial of its ReN001
29.11.2011 [Lexology (registration)] - 1 Stemcell research involves the use of embryonic cells, typically introducing them into damaged tissue in order to treat disease or injury. Stem cells are already in use in relation to bone marrow transplants, and researchers believe that stemcell
28.11.2011 [The Pharma Letter (subscription)] - Using culture dishes, they grew miniature human breast tumors, or mammospheres, that activated a certain stemcell gene (Oct4A). Then the mammospheres were exposed to natural estrogen - a known growth factor and potential breast tumor promoter - and
19.10.2012 This article compares and explores forms of 'public' participation in the development of bioethical governance of human embryonic stemcell research (hESR) in four Asian societies, and in doing so it contributes to the wider discussions on ...
13.11.2011 [SmartPlanet.com (blog)] - Luc Douay, of Pierre and Marie Curie University, Paris, created the artificial blood using a type of stemcell that gives rise to different kinds of mature blood cells. They extracted these cells, called hematopoetic cells, from a volunteer's bone
20.09.2012 [Science 2.0 (blog)] - There are legitimate arguments about the degree to which the FDA should regulate stemcell clinics and the point-of-care, for-profit stemcell industry. I've held debates about that on my blog with argument on both sides including a very valuable
27.09.2012 [Science Codex] - "This is good news for those with muscular dystrophy and other muscle wasting disorders that involve diminished stemcell function," says Se-Jin Lee, M.D., Ph.D., lead author of a report on the research in the August issue of the Proceedings of the
11.09.2012 [Science Codex] - UCLA stemcell researchers have found that a gene therapy regimen can safely restore immune systems to children with so-called "Bubble Boy" disease, a life threatening condition that if left untreated can be fatal within one to two years. In the 11
28.09.2012 [Patch.com] - Melissa Clifton has never met Shira Klein but something about her story, a mother of three battling Hodgkin's lymphoma and desperately in need of a stemcell donor, "tugged at (her) heart." "She is any one of us," said Clifton, an Oceanport mom, in an
28.09.2012 [Reuters] - Cryo-Save Group N.V. (Euronext: CRYO, 'Cryo-Save', or 'the Group'), the leading international family stemcell bank and the largest bank in Europe, announces that Marc Waeters…, co-founder and Executive Director of Cryo-Save, will resign as
28.09.2012 [Patch.com] - How You Can Help a NJ Mom Find a StemCell Match. Shira Klein, a Marlboro mother of three, has been battling Hodgkins Lymphoma since 2010. After several relapses after treatment, Klein is now looking for her stemcell donor as she undergoes another
28.09.2012 [Genetic Engineering News] - In vitro and in vivo studies by scientists at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), Kings College London, and Harvard StemCell Institute have found that the protein, fibroblast growth factor-2 (fgf2), is naturally overexpressed in aging muscles, and
28.09.2012 [CNNMoney] - This, in a nutshell, is the MO of our health care system, and it's precisely the reason that regenerative medicine -- and stemcell therapy in particular -- has been the subject of so much hope and hype over the past decade or so. Stemcell therapies
01.12.2011 [Nature.com (blog)] - The German federal research minister, Annette Schavan, has welcomed plans from the European Commission to continue to fund stemcell research in the Horizon 2020 research funding programme which will run from 2014-2020. Schavan's statement came in
29.11.2011 [Nature.com] - The stemcell niche is the local environment where stem cells reside. The niche instructs the stemcell to either self renew or differentiate. As such there is a great interest in the stemcell field to further characterize the niche as well as to
16.11.2011 [CTV.ca] - The exterior of stemcell research leader Geron Corporation, a biotechnology firm, in Melo Park, Calif., is seen in this Aug. 10, 2001 image. Geron Corp., a pioneer in stemcell research said late Monday, Nov. 14, 2011, that it's halting development of
28.09.2012 [DailyFinance] - "Global advances on multiple fronts of stemcell biology have established the foundation for an integrative business approach to consolidate and translate these discoveries into products that may revolutionize clinical medicine," said Thomas Okarma
08.12.2011 [Hemel Gazette] - Gilly Jenkins, of Hunters Park, Berkhamsted, has been diagnosed with Hodgkin's Lymphoma, a form of blood cancer, and doctors have told her that a stemcell transplant is her only hope of survival. But before she can have one, she will need to find a
27.09.2012 [Korea Times] - The team, led by professor Suh Yoo-hun at Seoul National University and RNL StemCell Research Institute head Ra Jeong-chan, said that their findings will open a new door to conquering Alzheimer's disease. ``When we started experiments of injecting
24.09.2012 [First Things (blog)] - This is soooo unsurprising: Wathdog David Jensen, author of the stellar California StemCell Report blog, discloses that California Institute of Regenerative Medicine has doled over a billion of Californians' borrowed money to recipients affiated with
24.09.2012 [UMSL Daily (blog)] - 28 in the Student Government Chamber at the Millennium Student Center at UMSL. Protecting stemcell research, its funding and access will be the focus of his talk. Klein will discuss how current legislation could threaten a family's access to
25.11.2011 [CTV.ca] - She was the second patient in Calgary to receive an autologous stemcell transplant which means the bone marrow was her own. Barry had Hodgkins disease and the transplant saved her life. "I was at the end of the rainbow as far as regular treatment goes
21.09.2012 [Wink News] - Dr. Zannos Grekos is listed as the Chief Medical Officer on the website for Intercellular Sciences, a new company that is "following in the footsteps of Regenocyte," a stemcell company started by Grekos. WINK News has not been able to confirm whether
27.09.2012 [The MDS Beacon] - Sixteen years of low blood cell counts with no treatments, one year of chemo plus stemcell transplantation and recovery, and now a statistically probable “cure.” Benign is not a good description of how it felt, but rather a true description of its
06.12.2011 [Imperial College London (blog)] - Panellists included Sir William Atkinson, Executive Head teacher, The Phoenix Canberra Schools Federation,;Dr Anthony Seldon, Master, Wellington College; Sir Richard Sykes, Chairman, UK StemCell Foundation and former Rector of Imperial; Hamish Common
01.12.2011 [Chorley Guardian] - The aim was to get Heather free of cancer or to dramatically reduce her tumours so she could undergo a stemcell transplant for which her sister Shelley, 30, had already agreed to be a donor. However, NHS Central Lancashire refused to fund the
25.09.2012 [Arizona Daily Star (blog)] - Less than a month after her wedding, she was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia (AML). A stemcell transplant is key to her treatment and could possibly save her life. Her friends and family have not yielded a match. Phyllis may have only weeks to live.
10.09.2012 [Fox11online.com] - A new stemcell treatment for dogs is providing relief for pets and their owners, and now it's being done here in the Green Bay area. It's designed to treat problems like hip dysplasia and arthritis. The procedure can cost thousands of dollars, but pet
30.11.2011 [Chorley Guardian] - The therapy, which combines three types of drugs unlike the procedures in the UK, must start within 100 days of Corey's stemcell treatment, and he'll be up to day 88 when he boards the plane. Joanna's sister, Julia White, said: “The family are working
21.11.2011 [Bracknell News] - She has since had two stemcell transplants and is in the clear. Ms Howe, who works as steward co-ordinator at the arts centre, said: "It is incurable, but I am clear now. "From the transplant you have two or three years before it comes back.
09.11.2012 It was, as Nature News wrote last month, a story that “seemed too good to be true:” Stem-cell transplant claims debunked Transplant of induced pluripotent stem cells to treat heart failure probably never happened Hisashi ...
16.11.2012 StemCell Therapy is a constantly evolving research tool that involves the harvesting of pluri-potential cells (stem cells) and the planting of those cells in the human body to regenerate damaged tissues, organs or body parts.
13.11.2012 Newly-crowned Nobel laureate Shinya Yamanaka on Monday cautioned that stem cells could still spur sharp debate, despite his achievement in creating cells that are not derived from embryos. The Japanese scientist was ...