Latest Stem cell laws and policy in the United States Stories

2008-11-05 12:00:30

WASHINGTON, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The Repair Stem Cell Institute (RSCI; http://www.repairstemcells.org/) today announced that its Science Advisory Board member Zannos G.

2008-11-05 12:00:30

DEERFIELD, Ill., Nov. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, Michigan voters were asked to support Michigan's Proposal 2, a state initiative to accelerate medical research and develop new stem cell treatments for currently incurable diseases.

2008-11-03 12:00:26

Michigan voters will decide Tuesday whether to overturn a 30-year-old ban on destroying human embryos for medical research. "I'd call it a religious-ethical friction," said Leonard Fleck, a Michigan State University medical ethicist favoring the proposal.

2008-10-23 12:00:25

DEERFIELD, Ill., Oct. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Opponents of Michigan's stem cell research initiative -- Proposal 2 -- launched an ad yesterday using the tragic and universally reprehensible Tuskegee Experiments as a basis for comparison to stem cell research.

2008-10-20 09:00:41

NEW YORK, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NeoStem, Inc.

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.

2008-10-11 21:00:26

By Sandy Kleffman Four years after California residents captured worldwide attention by voting to spend $3 billion on stem cell research, many of the anticipated new therapies are at least 10 years away and numerous hurdles must be overcome. Yet the optimism remains.

2008-10-11 21:00:03

Former President Bill Clinton has urged Michigan voters to approve a referendum legalizing embryonic stem-cell research when they go to the polls Nov. 4.

2008-10-08 09:00:50

To: MEDICAL EDITORS Contact: Jack Wynn, Director of Communications of Repair Stem Cell Institute LLC, +1-703-623-4288, jackwynn@comcast.net BANGKOK, Thailand, Oct.

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.

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