Archive for January, 2011

Time to Buy Into Stem Cells?

New developments bring this Fool a step closer to opening his wallet.

Stem cell study bids to ‘mend broken hearts’

Scientists are to fight the growing epidemic of heart failure through regenerative medicine – using stem cells and other technologies to repair or replace damaged tissues. One result could be a pill to …

Pacifican recovers from rare illness after receiving experimental stem cell treatment

Pacifican Alice DiCroce, wracked with a devastating illness, spent many a day over the last few years wondering if she would ever fully recover, but never losing hope that she would. A San Francisco police officer, DiCroce faced danger every day she … and Nutra Pharmx Group Launches Anti-Aging Products Utilizing Stem Cell Technologies

PRLog (Press Release) – Jan 31, 2011 – HTTP:// and Nutra Pharmx announced today that three of Dr. David Summers unique, all-natural products will launch on several differenct web sites next week. Dr. David Summers is a specialist in the …

Preventing GVHD by protecting gut stem cells

A protein that protects stem cells in the gut relieves a potentially lethal complication of bone marrow transplantation in mice, according to a study published online on January 31 in the Journal of Experimental Medicine (

UCSF gets $20M gift from Ray and Dagmar Dolby for stem cell center

The University of California San Francisco said Monday that Ray Dolby , founder of Dolby Laboratories Inc. , and his wife Dagmar have donated $20 million to help fund a stem cell building on UCSF’s Parnassus campus. The large gift is the second by the …

UCSF receives second major gift from Dolbys for stem cell building

Ray and Dagmar Dolby this week donated $20 million to the University of California, San Francisco to provide funding for a stem cell building on the Parnassus Campus. In honor of their generosity, the building will be named the Ray and Dagmar Dolby Regeneration Medicine Building.

UConn, Yale make key stem cell discovery

Researchers from the University of Connecticut and Yale University announced Monday they have uncovered a key gene in human embryonic stem cell development also enhances stem cell growth and survival.

Stem cell marker regulates synapse formation

Among stem cell biologists there are few better-known proteins than nestin, whose very presence in an immature cell identifies it as a “stem cell,” such as a neural stem cell. As helpful as this is to researchers, until now no one knew which purpose nestin serves in a cell.

EHSI Takes a Look at Biotech Firm OceanBASIS’ Stem Cell Project

Emerging Healthcare Solutions, Inc. is examining the business plans and product lines of German biotech firm OceanBASIS as part of the company’s due diligence towards a potential profit sharing agreement. In a release, the Company said that it signed an …