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2013-12-04 16:25:47

WASHINGTON, Dec. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council (FRC) is encouraged by a new story from the Washington Times highlighting recent findings from the Charlotte Lozier Institute on state funding for stem cell research. The institute has found that the bulk of stem cell funding grants in California and Maryland are now going to ethical stem cell research, and not unethical embryonic stem cell research - a decided shift in focus for these states. (Logo:...

2013-11-21 20:21:34

DUBLIN, November 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/zn99vd/stem_cell) has announced the addition of the "Stem Cell Research: Opportunities, Tools & Technologies" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/zn99vd/stem_cell ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) To facilitate research resulting from interest in the far-ranging applications of stem cells, a...

2013-11-06 11:14:22

The European Science Foundation reports on the scientific and policy issues surrounding human stem cell research across Europe A strategic report from the European Science Foundation examines the key scientific questions for human stem cell research in the context of the rapidly emerging field of regenerative medicine. In parallel to the potential new treatments for incurable diseases resulting from stem cell research, heated ethical and legal debates have arisen across the world. This...

2013-10-04 23:18:34

RnRMarketResearch.com adds latest report on “Opportunities in Human Embryonic Stem Cell (hESC) Products – Trends and Forecasts to 2017” to its store. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) October 04, 2013 This report is available at a flat 10% Discount on all license types till October 31, 2013. Listed above are original prices and the discount is applicable on the same. Stem cells are primitive cells found in all multi-cellular organisms that are characterized by self-renewal and the capacity to...

2013-01-02 05:04:20

Centagen has developed a breakthrough stem cell therapy that rejuvenates a patient's own adult stem cells. The Company has found a way to expand a patient´s own stem cells in the lab millions of times while rejuvenating the cells. For example, a patient´s blood pleuropotent stem cells could be rejuvenated and expanded in the lab and then re-injected to repair and rejuvenate organs and tissues damaged by aging or disease. Centagen has announced a funding campaign at...

Stem Cells Produced From Peripheral Blood Through Novel Technique
2012-11-01 12:56:14

Jove (Journal of Visualized Experiments) Stem cells are a valuable resource for medical and biological research, but are difficult to study due to ethical and societal barriers. However, genetically manipulated cells from adults may provide a path to study stem cells that avoid any ethical concerns. A new video-protocol in JoVE (Journal of Visualized Experiments), details steps to generate human induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSC) from cells in the peripheral blood.  The technique...

2012-10-10 19:22:51

WASHINGTON, Oct. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Alliance Defending Freedom and the Jubilee Campaign together with Tom Hungar of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher today filed a petition for certiorari with the U.S. Supreme Court in the case Sherley v. Sebelius, which seeks to end federal funding of human embryonic stem cell research. Of the petition David Prentice, Ph.D., senior fellow for life sciences at the Family Research Council's Center for Human Life and Bioethics, made the...

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2012-08-26 10:17:58

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A three-judge panel at the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia refused to order the Obama administration to stop funding embryonic stem cell research on Friday. This ruling comes despite complaints that the research is dependent on destroyed human embryos. Opponents to the research claim the National Institutes for Health (NIH) is violating the 1996 Dickey-Wicker law which prohibits taxpayer financing for work...

2012-08-24 10:22:45

WASHINGTON, Aug. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council (FRC) expressed disappointment in today's Appeals Court ruling that upholds the Obama administration's efforts to use taxpayer funds for human embryonic stem cell research. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO) Dr. David Prentice, Family Research Council's Senior Fellow for Life Sciences, made the following comments: "We are disappointed that the Appeals Court panel did not agree that the...

2012-08-13 22:10:47

Even after being frozen for 18 years, human embryos can be thawed, grown in the laboratory, and successfully induced to produce human embryonic stem (ES) cells, which represent a valuable resource for drug screening and medical research. Prolonged embryonic cryopreservation as an alternative source of ES cells is the focus of an article in BioResearch Open Access, a new bimonthly peer-reviewed open access journal from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. The article is available free online at the...