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Dr. Carlos Lima, Adult Stem Cell Pioneer, Dies.

Dr. Carlos Lima, a pioneer in adult stem cell research to treat spinal cord injuries (sci), died suddenly on June 21. Dr. Lima, who was based in Portugal, developed a procedure for chronic, severe...

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The Ethical Stems of Good Science

by Gene Tarne (Click here to the PDF version of this report) The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) characterizes itself as the “largest source of funding for stem cell research...

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Santorum Launches Campaign for Stem Cell Research Institute

By Nora Sullivan/CLI Research Assistant Last week, Former GOP Presidential candidate Rick Santorum returned to Iowa.  This time he was not there to campaign for public office but to instead announce...

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No Run on this Bank

By Gene Tarne It would seem that the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) is not alone as it increasingly moves away from human embryonic stem cell research (hESCR) and towards adult...

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The Trend Towards Ethical Stem Cell Success Continues

By Gene Tarne  Two recent developments involving the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) again serve to underscore the reality that adult and other non-embryonic avenues of stem cell...

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Dr. Yamanaka’s Nobel Prize a Victory for Ethical Stem Cell Research

By Gene Tarne/CLI Senior Advisor The Nobel Prize for Medicine awarded to Japan’s Shinya Yamanaka last month is a thoroughly deserved recognition of his groundbreaking work in regenerative medicine,...

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Possible Adult Stem Cell Therapy for Blood-Disorders in Down Syndrome

By Gene Tarne/CLI Senior Advisor A recent study from researchers at the University of Washington announced a major step forward in the treatment of genetic diseases and specifically in treating Down...

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Major Step Forward for Ethical Stem Cell Research

by Gene Tarne/CLI Senior Advisor A major New England biotech company recently announced that it would begin the process that it hopes will result in the first clinical trial using induced pluripotent...

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Living up to Potential: Prospects for a Midwest Center for Stem Cell Therapy

Living up to Potential:  Prospects for a Midwest Center for Stem Cell Therapy Testimony of David A. Prentice, Ph.D., February 7-8, 2013 The following is the written testimony of Dr. Prentice before a...

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New California Grants Once Again Bolster Ethical Stem Cell Alternatives

by Gene Tarne/CLI Senior Advisor The most recent round of grants by the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) demonstrates – again – where the future of stem cell research lies. As...

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Stem Cell Alternative Campaign Progressing in the European Union

By Nora Sullivan A European grassroots initiative with the bold objective of protecting human life even in its most vulnerable embryonic state has gained considerable support across the continent –...

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Adult Stem Cells Imitate Human Brain, Are Hope for Neurological Disorders

By Nora Sullivan A study published last week has shown that adult stem cells derived from ethical sources can be used to create living tissues that imitate the developing human brain.  In their...

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Maryland Joins Trend for Ethical Stem Cell Research

By Gene Tarne and Andrew Mullins (Click here for full PDF version of this report) The Maryland Stem Cell Research Commission (Commission) is charged with overseeing the distribution of state funds for...

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Ethical Stem Cells: Back to Basics

(Click here for full PDF version of this report.) By Gene Tarne The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine’s (CIRM) initial round of grants for 2014 provides an interesting perspective on a...

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Ethical Stem Cells Provide Model for Progress in Down Syndrome Research

By Gene Tarne Researchers using ethically uncontroversial induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) have achieved what appears to be a major breakthrough in understanding the origin and development of...

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iPSCs: A New Gold Standard in Regenerative Medicine?

A recent press release from the National Institutes of Health calls attention to a study, published in Stem Cell Reports, that researchers have “developed a clinical-grade stem cell line, which has the...

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Video: To the Brink and Back, A Story of Recovering from Cancer using an...

Today the Charlotte Lozier Institute releases its fourth Stem Cell Research Facts video; this story features Cindy Schroeder’s recovery from multiple myeloma after an adult stem cell transplant....

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Grants for Stem Cell Research Favor Ethical Approaches

The Maryland Stem Cell Research Fund (MSCRF) has awarded two rounds of grants since the Charlotte Lozier Institute last analyzed the Fund’s pattern of grant making for stem cell research, in the fall...

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Minnesota’s Funding of Stem Cell Research Echoes Trend toward Ethically...

In 2014, Minnesota became the most recent of a handful of states that provide state funding for all types of stem cell research, including human embryonic stem cell research (hESCR).[i]   The law...

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Video: Dr. Joel McGuirk and the Adult Stem Cell Revolution

Today the Charlotte Lozier Institute releases its sixth in its series of Stem Cell Research Facts videos. This story features the work of Dr. Joseph McGuirk, an adult stem cell expert at the University...

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