Archive for June, 2011

Republican Offers Support for Stem Cell Bill

Pennsylvania Republican Rep. Charlie Dent, in opposition to the majority of Republicans, is the new lead co-sponsor of embryonic stem cell legislation, taking the place of Rep. Mike Castle, R-Del., reports The Hill . Rep. Diana DeGette, D-Colo., has …

Nevada study shows many Americans approve of stem cell research for curing serious diseases

While research using human embryonic stem cells has roused political controversy for almost two decades, little has been done to scientifically assess American attitudes on the subject. New research from the University of Nevada, Reno provides decision-makers with a much clearer picture of how their constituents truly feel about the subject.

Nervous System Stem Cells Can Replace Themselves, Give Rise To Variety Of Cell Types, Even Amplify

A Johns Hopkins team has discovered in young adult mice that a lone brain stem cell is capable not only of replacing itself and giving rise to specialized neurons and glia – important types of brain cells – but also of taking a wholly unexpected path: generating two new brain stem cells. A report on their study appears June 24 in Cell…

Stem Cell Therapeutics Corp Announces Appointment Of Mr. David Allan As Executive Chairman

Stem Cell Therapeutics Corp announced the appointment of Mr. David Allan as Executive Chairman of the Company to take immediate effect. Mr. Allan will be a member of the Board of Directors of the Company and be responsible for the Company’s operations.

Many Americans approve of stem cell research for curing serious diseases

While research using human embryonic stem cells has roused political controversy for almost two decades, little has been done to scientifically assess American attitudes on the subject. New research from the University of Nevada, Reno provides decision …

Study Shows Majority Of Americans Approve Of Therapeutic Cloning And Growing Stem Cells For Curing Serious Diseases

While research using human embryonic stem cells has roused political controversy for almost two decades, little has been done to scientifically assess American attitudes on the subject. New research from the University of Nevada, Reno provides decision-makers with a much clearer picture of how their constituents truly feel about the subject. The study, “U.S…

International Stem Cell’s Lifeline Cell Technology Subsidiary Expands Sales and Distribution While Enhancing Manufacturing Capability

International Stem Cell Corporation (OTCBB: ISCO : ) ( www.intlstemcell.com : ), the first company to perfect a method of creating human “parthenogenetic” stem cells derived from unfertilized human eggs, reports that its wholly owned subsidiary …

PHI Group Subsidiary Completes Merger With Humex Medical for Stem Cell Research and Therapy

PHI Group, Inc. (OTCQB: PHIE) (PINKSHEETS: PHIE) (FRANKFURT: PR7), a company focused on M&A consulting services, real estate development, natural resources, energy and special situations, announced today that its subsidiary Provimex, Inc. has completed its …

Cord Blood America Enters Agreement With Horizon Healthcare Services, Inc. to Offer Stem Cell Collection Services to Its Members

LAS VEGAS and NEWARK, N.J. , June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Cord Blood America, Inc . ( http://www.cordblood-america.com ) (OTC Bulletin Board: CBAI.ob – News ), the umbilical cord blood stem cell preservation company focused on bringing the life saving …

Improving Efficacy Of Transplanted Mensenchymal Stem Cells Using Serum-Free Cultures

Mensenchymal stem cells (MSCs), multipotent cells identified in bone marrow and other tissues, have been shown to be therapeutically effective in the immunosuppression of T-cells, the regeneration of blood vessels, assisting in skin wound healing, and suppressing chronic airway inflammation in some asthma cases…