If trials on humans go the way they did on rats and pigs, a stem cell therapy to treat patients with Lou Gehrig’s disease could be on the market in four years…Read more
Now in its ninth year, the World Stem Cell Summit brings scientists, clinicians, philanthropists, companies and patient advocates from around the world to share breakthroughs that were once thought impossible. The Summit is interdisciplinary and provides a complete 360 view of the stem cell field. The Summit meets to accelerate the discovery and development of […]Read more
Laura Jackson awaits the day when patients like her will come to Michigan for a new chance at life. Her message to the 2010 World Stem Cell Summit meeting next week in Detroit will be: “I’m ready and prepared to be walking again.” Jackson, 21, of Livonia is one of more than 150 speakers who […]Read more
World Stem Cell Summit cited in "Ted Deutch, Ron Klein speak out against federal court ruling on stem cells"
U.S. Reps. Ted Deutch and Ron Klein, both Boca Raton Democrats, are speaking out on what they call the “urgent need” to lift a federal court injunction blocking federally backed embryonic stem cell research. They will be joined at a Wednesday afternoon news conference by Bernard Siegel, executive director of the Genetics Policy Institute and […]Read more
Being a cancer survivor himself, Bob Schieffer knows the importance of scientific research in the medical field. He comments on the federal injunction placing limits on stem cell research and compares the restraints on its research to those who once disagreed with Galileo’s studies.Read more
A U.S. judge blocked the federal government from funding research involving human embryonic stem cells, a surprise blow to one of the most promising yet controversial areas of current scientific research. The ruling, which could affect hundreds of millions of dollars in federal funding, was cheered by some Christian groups as a defense of human […]Read more
After a dismal period of huge losses and deep cuts that culminated in the Obama administration’s bailout of General Motors and Chrysler, the gloom over the American auto industry is starting to lift. Jobs are growing. Factory workers are anticipating their first healthy profit-sharing checks in years. Sales are rebounding, with the Commerce Department reporting […]Read more