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2009-09-01 04:00:00

BOSTON, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Stemgent, Inc. announced today that it has pledged a financial gift to the Harvard Stem Cell Institute (HSCI) Seminar Series Fund in support of the HSCI 2009 - 2010 Seminar Series.

2009-08-06 08:00:00

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- iPierian, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company focused on changing the paradigm of drug discovery and development through the application of cellular reprogramming, today announced the appointments of Dr. Chad Cowan and Dr.

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2009-07-10 11:55:00

For years researchers have been searching for a way to treat diabetics by reactivating their insulin-producing beta cells, to no avail. Now, they may be one step closer.

2009-07-08 01:02:00

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and BOSTON, July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- iZumi Bio, Inc. and Pierian, Inc. today announced they have merged to form a new company, iPierian, Inc.

2009-01-14 10:00:00

- National Poll Reveals Three-Quarters of Americans Want President-Elect Obama to Deliver on Campaign Commitment to Lift Restrictions on Embryonic Stem Cell Research - WASHINGTON, Jan.

2008-12-31 15:54:27

The successful creation of the first induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cell line from adult monkey skin may have important implications for direct reprogramming capabilities across different species.

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2008-10-13 13:15:00

Researchers said on Sunday they found a shortcut to transforming ordinary skin cells into powerful stem cells by "sprinkling" a chemical onto the cells.

2008-08-29 03:00:10

By Malcolm Ritter NEW YORK - Talk about an extreme makeover: Scientists have transformed one type of cell into another in living mice, a big step toward the goal of growing replacement tissues to treat a variety of diseases.

2008-08-29 00:00:11

By The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) - Talk about an extreme makeover: Scientists have transformed one type of cell into another in living mice, a big step toward the goal of growing replacement tissues to treat a variety of diseases.The cell identity switch turned ordinary pancreas cells into the rarer type that churns out insulin, essential for preventing diabetes.

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.


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