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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.

2008-08-13 12:00:56

The Genetics Policy Institute (GPI) will hold its annual Stem Cell Action Awards dinner on Monday, September 22, at Alliant Energy Center as part of the 2008 World Stem Cell Summit in Madison, Wisconsin. The 2008 awards dinner is underwritten by Promega Corporation.


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