Archive for June, 2009

Tumor suppressor gene in flies may provide insights for human brain …

SINGAPORE and DURHAM, N.C. – In the fruit fly’s developing brain, stem cells called neuroblasts normally divide to create one self-renewing neuroblast and one cell that has a different fate. But neuroblast growth can sometimes spin out of control …

Stem Cell Therapeutics Corp. Announces Presentations at Public Forum Discussing Stem Cell Therapies in Alberta

Regenerative Medicine: Stem Cell Therapeutics, the Future of Health Care

Letters: Pancreas transplants

I am sick and tired of the debate over stem-cell research. The embryonic stem cells they are proposing to use are being sent to the incinerator anyhow. Let the scientists use what is to become garbage. There have been a lot of medical procedures that …

South Africa: Stem Cell Couple Still Await Extradition

A Cape Town couple, wanted in the US for allegedly exploiting patients with promises of miracle stem cell cures, could have been extradited months ago.

NeoStem Featured in Business Week; 'Promising' Adult Stem Cell Market …

To read the “Inside Wall Street” column taking the above into account please use the following link: http://www.businessweek.com/magazine/content/09_26/c4137insidewal637710.htm?chan=magazine+channel_personal+business To read the Fortune/CNNMoney.com …

Cord Blood America Continues International Expansion

Cord Blood America (OTC Bulletin Board: CBAI) is the parent company of CorCell, which facilitates umbilical cord blood stem cell preservation for expectant parents and their children. Its mission is to be the most respected stem cell preservation …

Pregnancy from stem cells

Actor Megan Fahlenbock, director Alison Reid (centre) and actor Angela Vint pose for a photo on the set of The Baby Formula. In the new Canadian film, two lesbians become pregnant using sperm derived from each other’s stem cells. The premise of the …

Novel Automated Stem Cell High Content Screening Platform

A new technical poster, available from Agilent Automation Solutions, describes how researchers at I-STEM (Evry, France) have used a BioCel 1800 platform to automate high content screening of small molecules for muscular dystrophy therapeutic research.

New NIH rules good for stem cell research

For a federal bureaucracy, this is fast work. Just five weeks after President Obama signed an executive order lifting restrictions on embryonic stem cell research, the National Institutes of Health has drafted new guidelines for the work. Here’s more …

The Alliance for the Advancement of Adult Stem Cell Therapy and …

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla.–( BUSINESS WIRE )–Zannos Grekos, MD, Associate Clinical Professor at Nova Southeastern University, has announced six month follow-up results for a patient treated with adult stem cells in a clinical study of idiopathic dilated …