Latest California Institute for Regenerative Medicine Stories

2009-03-09 12:33:00

Lauds Lifting of Ban and Calls on President Obama to Follow Policies Established by California Stem Cell Agency SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer Watchdog today praised President Obama for lifting Bush era restrictions on federal funding of stem cell research and called on him to implement further policy changes that would allow taxpayers to share in any profits from research they have funded. In a letter to President Obama, the nonpartisan nonprofit Consumer...

2008-12-16 10:15:11

The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM), the state's stem cell agency, this week awarded two University of California, Berkeley, researchers new grants totaling $1.8 million to create new tools to speed the translation of basic stem cell research into clinical therapies.Robert Tjian, professor of molecular and cell biology and newly appointed director of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and David Schaffer, professor of chemical engineering and bioengineering, will...

2008-11-07 12:00:23

Aldagen, a biopharmaceutical company developing proprietary regenerative cell therapies, and UC Davis Health System have announced that they will collaborate to explore the activity of Aldagen's unique adult stem cell population in a preclinical model of ischemic stroke.

2008-10-12 21:00:25

By Sandy Kleffman Universities throughout California will soon embark on an unprecedented, $830 million building blitz to create laboratories for stem cell science. Financed with voter-approved bond money, the facilities will free scientists to do work opposed by the Bush administration.

2008-10-08 09:00:50

Billionaire helps to build U.S. largest stem cell research center at Stanford LOS ANGELES, Oct. 6 (Xinhua) -- Stanford University School of Medicine will build the nation's largest stem cell research center, thanks to a 75-million-U.S.-dollar donation from Business Wire founder Lorry I.

2008-10-06 12:00:42

Lorry I. Lokey, the Business Wire founder and philanthropist, is giving $75 million to the Stanford University School of Medicine to help build what is expected to be the nation's largest center for stem cell research, the medical school announced Oct. 6.

2008-09-16 09:00:52

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The San Diego Consortium for Regenerative Medicine today announced that it has received a generous $30 million donation from T. Denny Sanford of South Dakota.

2008-08-28 18:00:51

The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM), the state stem cell agency, issued the following statement regarding the research published today in Nature by a team from Harvard that showed it is possible to take a type of adult pancreas cell that doesn't normally produce insulin and reprogram them to produce insulin.

2008-08-13 18:00:43

A fifth young scientist from the Stanford University School of Medicine has received funding from the California Institute of Regenerative Medicine through its efforts to foster the next generation of stem cell researchers.

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