Cesca Therapeutics Invited to Present at Aegis Capital Growth Conference, and the Stem Cell Meeting on the Mesa Conference

The Aegis Capital Healthcare & Technology Conference provides a forum to introduce small-cap companies in the life sciences and technology sectors to the investment community. This invitation-only event attracts a wide array of research analysts, fund …


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Promising New Stem Cell Treatment To Cure Blindness

A new stem-cell-based procedure was performed on a patient in the UK with the aim to restoring eyesight a month ago. The woman has since shown no complication. The treatment will be done for more patients in the near future. Vision loss is one of the …


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Koster criticizes ‘assault’ on Missouri stem cell research, group says it’s misrepresented

A contentious issue from 2006 has re-emerged in Missouri, ahead of next year’s election. Republicans and Democrats are looking for ways to drive more voters to the polls, and one way could be to put embryonic stem cell research on the ballot. Missouri …


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Stem Cells May Cure Blindness

John Barr aged seventy has his newly restored eye examined by an opthalmic surgeon at the Royal Liverpool University Hospital December 3. Dr David Wong and his colleagues restored the sight of Barr who was suffering from macular degeneration, using a …


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United Kingdom scientists start stem cell trial of potential blindness cure

Professor Lyndon Da Cruz from Moorfields Eye Hospital in London carried out the operation last month on a woman, who does not wish to be named. Prof Da Cruz goes on to say, that embryos were the “perfect source” for cells, adding: ” It’s the …


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Koster opposes stem cell restrictions, calls on GOP rivals to support research

Attorney General Chris Koster, engaged in a filibuster to block restrictions on embryonic stem cell research as a state senator, on Tuesday denounced renewed efforts to make the research illegal. Koster, the only major Democratic candidate for governor in …


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Human trials begin for blindness cure made from stem cells

UK-based surgeons have completed the first operation that will use embryonic stem cells as a potential way to cure blindness in patients suffering from age-related macular degeneration or AMD, launching human trials of the experimental treatment, reports …


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Sangamo BioSciences Announces Presentation At The 2015 Stem Cell Meeting On The Mesa

RICHMOND, Calif., Sept. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Sangamo BioSciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: SGMO), a leader in therapeutic genome editing, announced today that Elizabeth Wolffe, Ph.D., Sangamo’s vice president of corporate communications, will provide an update on …


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BitPay to Help The New York Stem Cell Foundation Get Donations via Bitcoin

Bitcoin has a reputation of being the currency of the, to put it politely, “privacy concerned,” but over the past two years it has slowly developed a human face. BitPay, the company known as “PayPal of Bitcoin,” is one of the companies responsible …


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Over 1500 People Sign up to Stem Cell Register During 30 Day Campaign

Today was the final day of a 30 day campaign to recruit people to join the stem cell donor register and save the lives of people with blood cancer and blood disorders. The campaign called Pass It On Leicester was organised by leukaemia survivor Rik Basra …


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