Archive for October, 2010

International Stem Cell Completes First Manufacturing Run of Lifeline Skin Care’s Stem Cell …

International Stem Cell Corp. announced that its subsidiary, Lifeline Skin Care, Inc., in partnership with an experienced OTC drug licensed manufacturer of cosmetic products, successfully manufactured its first scaled-up lots of stem cell-based skin creams …

Human induced pluripotent stem cells generated to further treatments for lung disease

Researchers have generated 100 new lines of human induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSC) from individuals with lung diseases, including cystic fibrosis and emphysema. The new stem cell lines could possibly lead to new treatments for these debilitating diseases. The findings demonstrate the first time lung disease-specific iPSC have been created in a lab.

Top stem cell researcher at Upstate Medical University under investigation

Upstate Medical University is investigating one of its top researchers who oversees $6.2 million in stem cell research grants. Gerold Feuer, a professor of microbiology and immunology who runs Upstate’s Humanized SCID Mouse Center and Stem Cell …

Another Round of Filings in Stem Cell Court Case

The paperwork continues to pile up in the lawsuit challenging the legality of the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH’s) stem cell guidelines, the latest installments being two more briefs from attorneys on both sides. A district court judge could rule on …

Maven Semantic: Cancer Stem Cell Research Database

Maven Semantic ( www.mavensemantic.com : ) announces updates to their Cancer Stem Cell research database. The new database is now available to marketing, business development, competitor intelligence, KOL, medical affairs and related departments in the …

Storyboard: More on ‘All Natural’ Stem-Cell Breast Augmentation

The cover story of the November issue of Wired magazine takes a good, hard look at breast-augmentation surgery — that’s right, boob jobs. Much more than a superficial read, the article takes a smart and in-depth look at an ambitious new method of …

Advancements in Stem Cell Research and Multiple Sclerosis Treatments

PRLog (Press Release) – Oct 29, 2010 – Multiple sclerosis is a disease of the immune system that affects the central nervous system, or brain and spinal cord. A form of auto-immune disease, the disease damages the nerves and may affect separate or …

Keck opens new stem cell research center on HSC

The Keck School of Medicine welcomes the new Eli and Edythe Broad CIRM Center for Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research today with the grand opening of a $80-million, five-story building. The dedication ceremony will begin at 10:30 a.m. and will …

Feingold targets Johnson on stem cell stance

U.S. Senator Russ Feingold says cutting off embryonic stem cell research would be an inhuman thing to do. Feingold is attacking Republican opponent Ron Johnson over his opposition to embryonic stem cell research. The Middleton Democrat says Johnson’s …

Flash Fiction: “Stem Cell Stock Exchange”

It didn’t take long for China, Japan, and Russia to lock in the United States to a large degree, thanks to the fake gold and the threat of war. The three dominant countries joined in efforts of creating their perfect human version, whether it be killing …