Archive for March, 2009

Stem cell research: Not in my state!

A legislator in Texas has pushed forward a measure that could significantly limit future embryonic stem cell research in his state.

For now, lawmakers won't limit stem cell research

State Rep. Amos Amerson, R-Dahlonega, said a bill that places restrictions on embryonic stem cell research will not be passed this session.

State Earmarks $100 Million To Fund Stem Cell Research

STORMY CHAMBERLAIN, a postdoctoral fellowat the University of Connecticut Health Center in Farmington, learned that the research project she is taking part in will receive a share of the state’s 10-year, $100 million effort to fund stem cell research …

Stem cells put to the test in stroke treatment

Houston doctors have launched the nation’s first experimental trial treating stroke with a patient’s own stem cells, following similar pioneering work in the Texas Medical Center with heart patients and brain-damaged children. A University of …

Religious head asks Obama to rethink abortion

The head of the religious order that founded the University of Notre Dame has asked President Barack Obama to reconsider his support of abortion rights and embryonic stem cell research before he speaks at the school’s May 17 commencement. “Mr …

Budget Rider Would Ban Stem Cell Research Funding

Debate begins Wednesday over a single sentence that would effectively cut out other procedural nonsense and dispute over the messy topic of stem cell research by simply refusing to fund the practice.

Notre Dame religious head asks Obama to rethink abortion

SOUTH BEND, Ind. — The head of the religious order that founded the University of Notre Dame has asked President Barack Obama to reconsider his support of abortion rights and embryonic stem cell research in the weeks leading up to his speech at the …

Local bishop to skip Notre Dame commencement because of Obama views on Stem Cells

The head of the religious order that founded the University of Notre Dame has asked President Barack Obama to reconsider his support of abortion rights and embryonic stem cell research in the weeks leading up to his speech at the school’s May …

Religious head asks president to rethink abortion

SOUTH BEND, Indiana (AP) – The head of the Congregation of the Holy Cross in Rome has asked President Barack Obama to reconsider his support of abortion rights and embryonic stem cell research. The Rev. Hugh W. Cleary, the superior general of the …

Hundreds of fish dead at Big Eau Pleine Reservoir

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) – The head of the religious order that founded the University of Notre Dame has asked President Barack Obama to reconsider his support of abortion rights and embryonic stem cell research in the weeks leading up to his speech at …