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2008-10-31 12:00:32

StemCells, a clinical-stage biotechnology company, has reported that its proprietary HuCNS-SC product candidate, when transplanted into a well-established animal model, can protect the retina from progressive degeneration. This promising study was conducted by Raymond Lund, a researcher and professor at the Casey Eye Institute at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) and his research team. In this preclinical study, Dr Lund and his co-investigator at OHSU, Peter Francis,...

2008-10-03 12:00:27

StemCells, a clinical-stage biotechnology company, has received a $305,000 grant from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases to research and develop a potential cell-based therapeutic for liver disease arising from infection by the hepatitis C virus. The grant will fund work over the next year to investigate whether the company's proprietary human liver engrafting cells can be made resistant to infection by the hepatitis C virus. The studies will be done in...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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