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Disease in a Dish: Using Stem Cells to Model Huntington’s Disease and Spinal Muscular Atrophy

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Sep 09 2011

(Part 6 of 7) Bill Johnston, a Huntington's disease patient advocate, and Virginia Mattis, a postdoctoral fellow at Cedar-Sinai Medical Center, spoke at "Synapses Firing: Connections Made", a patient advocacy event hosted by the California stem cell funding agency (CIRM). The 100+ people in attendance heard from patient advocates about living with neurodegenerative disease and from scientists about recent progress in stem cell research that may lead to new treatments.

Adult Stem Cell Sucess Stories – Laura Dominguez

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Sep 09 2011

If there was ever a woman on a mission, it's Laura Dominguez. Doctors once told her she'd never walk again. And while she's not ready to run a marathon, she's already proving them wrong, with the best yet to come.

CIRM Bridges: Training the Next Generation of Stem Cell Scientists

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Sep 09 2011

The CIRM Bridges to Stem Cell Research Awards are training the next generation of stem cell scientists and laboratory technicians by funding courses and research internships for undergraduates and masters-level students. At the 2011 CIRM Bridges Trainee Meeting, 160 students from the 16 Bridges programs presented posters that describe the research results from their internships and learned about career opportunities in stem cell science.

Doctors recommend StemSave for banking stem cells from teeth for those parents who missed the opportunity to save their childrens cord blood

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Sep 09 2011

As seen on the nationally syndicated CBS program The Doctors, powerful stem cells found in teeth provide parents with a second opportunity to save stem cells.

My first day of apheresis at Duke Medical Center

Stem Cell Medical Center | Posted by admin
Sep 09 2011

This is my first day of stem cell collection at Duke. My blood is being removed from my body and the stem cells aer being filtered out. You can see them in the bag

Preserving Stem Cells: Regenerative Medicine

Stem Cell Medicine | Posted by admin
Sep 09 2011

Dr. Ed Park of Recharge Biomedical Clinic explains stem cells and interviews Dr.

Battling and Beating Cancer — Stem Cell Transplantation Part 1

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Sep 09 2011

Dr. Henry Fung, Director of the Section of Stem Cell Transplantation at Rush University Medical Center joins Chicago Blood Cancer Foundation founders Charlene McMann and Scott Seaman to discuss stem cell transplants.

Mayo Clinic Study Shows Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells Repair Heart

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Sep 09 2011

In a proof-of-concept study, Mayo Clinic investigators have demonstrated that induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells can be used to treat heart disease. iPS cells are stem cells converted from adult cells.

Stem Cell Doctor Robert Trossel

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Sep 08 2011

HIV/AIDS: Spotlight on Stem Cell Research – Loren Leeds

Stem Cell Medical Center | Posted by admin
Sep 08 2011

Loring Leeds, spoke at the "Spotlight on Disease Team Awards: HIV/AIDS," an educational event presented at the CIRM Governing Board meeting on April 29, 2010. Leeds is a patient advocate and was introduce by John Zaia, MD, chairman in department of virology at the Beckman Research Institute at the City of Hope. The CIRM-hosted event was presented at City of Hope in Duarte, California



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