Archive for September, 2010

U-M stem cell trial shows promise against breast cancer

Detroit — University of Michigan scientists have launched groundbreaking clinical trials that researchers hope will lead to a breakthrough in treatment for cancer with stem cells. The trials are being conducted on women with advanced stage breast cancer and a

Scientists say they’ve found more efficient way to make alternative to embryonic stem cells

NEW YORK – Scientists reported more progress Thursday with a method of creating stem cells without using embryos. The advance in cell reprogramming by researchers in Boston was praised as a more efficient way of turning skin cells into stem cells, a step …

Neuralstem Chairman and Chief Scientific Officer to Take Part in World Stem Cell Summit Plenary Session

ROCKVILLE, Md. , Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ — Neuralstem, Inc. (NYSE Amex: CUR) announced that the Chairman of its Board of Directors and Chief Scientific Officer, Dr. Karl Johe , PhD, will take part in a plenary discussion entitled, “Current and Future …

Neuralstem Chairman and Chief Scientific Officer to Take Part in World Stem Cell Summit …

ROCKVILLE, Md. , Sept. 30 — Neuralstem, Inc. (NYSE Amex: CUR) announced that the Chairman of its Board of Directors and Chief Scientific Officer, Dr. Karl Johe , PhD, will take part in a plenary discussion entitled, “Current and Future Clinical Trials and …

Court rules funding for stem cell research can resume

A federal appeals court ruled federal funding for embryonic stem cell research at the University of Wisconsin and research centers around the country can resume while an injunction goes through the appeals process. The appeals court ruled Tuesday that Pres …

U-M stem cell trial promising

Detroit — University of Michigan scientists have launched groundbreaking clinical trials that researchers hope will lead to a breakthrough in treatment for cancer with stem cells. The trials are being conducted on women with advanced stage breast cancer and a

Summit showcases stem cell trials

More than two million fetal stem cells have been injected into the spines of six Lou Gehrig’s disease patients as part of the first clinical trial of its kind. The treatment is being used on patients who can no longer walk, and it’s been shown to be safe, said

Federal funding for stem cell research OK for now

WASHINGTON — An appeals court ruled Tuesday that government funding of embryonic stem cell research can continue for now. The U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington granted the Obama administration’s request to allow the funding from the National Institutes …

McLean Hospital researchers awarded $1.9 9 million grant for stem cell, blood research

Belmont, MA?Researchers at Harvard-Affiliated McLean Hospital have been awarded a $1.9 million National Institutes of Health Director’s Opportunity Award to continue their research into creating human induced pluripotent (iPS) stem cells using a method aimed a

Appeals court approves U.S.-funded embryonic stem cell research for now

WASHINGTON — An appeals court ruled Tuesday that government funding of embryonic stem cell research can continue for now. The U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington granted the Obama administration’s request to allow the funding from the National Institutes …