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2011-06-17 12:40:00

The first two patients with common but incurable diseases of the eye that can lead to blindness have been enrolled early in a two phase groundbreaking clinical trial of therapy that researchers are hoping will heal the damage caused by the conditions. Advanced Cell Technology Inc. (ACT) announced Thursday the enrollment of the patients in the trials for Stargardt's Macular Dystrophy (SMD) and Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration (Dry AMD). The patients were enrolled at the Jules Stein Eye...

2011-06-16 07:59:00

MARLBOROUGH, Mass., June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced Cell Technology, Inc. ("ACT"; OTCBB: ACTC), a leader in the field of regenerative medicine, announced today the enrollment of the first patients in its two Phase 1/2 clinical trials for Stargardt's Macular Dystrophy (SMD) and Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration (Dry AMD) using retinal pigment epithelial (RPE) cells derived from human embryonic stem cells (hESCs). The patients were enrolled at the Jules Stein Eye Institute at the...

2011-05-10 09:22:00

LOS ANGELES, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The UCLA Longevity Center, a non-profit organization dedicated to enhancing and extending productive and healthy lives through research and education, honors two-time Academy Award winning actress Jane Fonda, entrepreneur and philanthropist James A. Collins and Founding Director of the Jules Stein Eye Institute, Bradley R. Straatsma, M.D., J.D. at its 20th Anniversary ICON Awards Gala, June 4th at The Beverly Hilton Hotel. Jennifer Lopez will...

2011-04-28 07:00:00

MARLBOROUGH, Mass., April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Advanced Cell Technology, Inc. ("ACT"; OTCBB: ACTC), a leader in the field of regenerative medicine, announced today that the Jules Stein Eye Institute at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) has received institutional review board (IRB) approval to be a site for its Phase 1/2 human clinical trials for Stargardt's Macular Dystrophy (SMD) and Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration (Dry AMD) using retinal pigment epithelial (RPE)...


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