Archive for March, 2012

Stem cell institute to work with foreign agencies

California’s $3 billion stem cell agency, now more than 7 years old, has joined research partnerships with science and health agencies in eight foreign countries, the San Francisco institute announced. The agreements call for collaboration in …

Hema-Quebec to Chinese community: please register stem cells

MONTREAL — It only takes 10 minutes and it could save a life – it’s stem cell registration. Montreal’s Chinese community held a drive Saturday to urge people to register their stem cells with Hema-Quebec. The organization, which seeks to provide blood …

Diversity of intestinal stem cells is greater than previously thought

Tales from the crypt are supposed to be scary, but new research from Vanderbilt University, the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology and colleagues shows that crypts can be places of renewal too: intestinal crypts, that is. Intestinal crypts …

House panel seeks funding cut to U-M, MSU over stem cell research, health insurance [Detroit Free Press]

March 30–Republican members of the Michigan House higher education committee flexed their muscles Friday, passing a budget recommendation that would strip state aid from Michigan’s two most prominent universities over disagreements on stem cell research …

Panel seeks funding cut over stem cell research, health insurance

(Detroit Free Press)- Republican members of the Michigan House higher education committee flexed their muscles Friday, passing a budget recommendation that would strip state aid from Michigan’s two most prominent universities over disagreements on stem …

House panel seeks funding cut to U-M, MSU over stem cell research, health insurance

Michigan House Republicans flexed their muscles Friday, passing a budget recommendation that would strip some state aid from Michigan’s two most prominent universities over disagreements on stem cell research and mandatory student health …

Stem cell, health insurance stances may cost U-M, MSU state aid

Michigan House Republicans flexed their muscles Friday, passing a budget recommendation that would strip some state aid from Michigan State University and the University of Michigan over disagreements on stem cell research and mandatory student health insurance. At risk is U-M's and MSU's share of nearly $40 million in performance funding.

Researchers identify new population of intestinal stem cells

Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center researchers have identified a new population of intestinal stem cells that may hold clues to the origin of colorectal cancer. This new stem cell population, reported March 30 in the journal Cell, appears to be …

Stem Cell Treatments Take Alzheimer’s Patients Down Memory Lane

StemGenex™, a US based company, is helping Alzheimer’s patients regain cognitive function through the use of stem cells. La Jolla, CA, March 30, 2012 – (PressReleasePoint) – Alzheimer’s is a heartbreaking disease. According to Alz.org, there are …

Motor Neurone Disease Sees Stem Cell Breakthrough

A breakthrough in a stem-cell programme funded by the UK-based MND Association has greatly improved the chances of developing effective treatments for Motor Neurone Disease (MND) of which the predominant form is Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)…