Keck School of Medicine of USC Signs On as Co-Organizer of the 2011 World Stem Cell Summit

The Keck School of Medicine is a co-organizer for the upcoming World Stem Cell Summit, an international gathering of scientists, advocates, government representatives, and other stakeholders involved with stem cell research. The summit, held for the seventh year, is scheduled Oct. 3 – 5, 2011 at the Pasadena Convention Center in Pasadena, Calif. More than […]

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Keck School of Medicine of USC to Co-Organize 2011 World Stem Cell Summit, Pasadena, Oct. 3 – 5

<p>LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Genetics Policy Institute (GPI), producer of the 2011 World Stem Cell Summit, and Keck School of Medicine of University of Southern California announced today that the Keck School has joined the Summit as a co-organizer. This year, the interdisciplinary Summit is the largest stem cell meeting in the United States and one of […]

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Provisional Program and Confirmed Speakers Now Posted!

GPI is delighted to report that the provisional program for the 2011 World Stem Cell Summit is now posted on the Summit web site. You can also find a listing of the first of 40 confirmed speakers representing leaders from science, industry, government and advocacy. In the coming weeks, the entire program will expand to […]

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Blocking progress on stem cells

Time magazine last month touted recent advances in stem cell research as one of the world’s “10 best shots for tackling our worst problems.” But Minnesota and Oklahoma are hellbent on blocking progress. A bill to criminalize embryonic stem cell research in Minnesota passed committees in the House and Senate last week, and the Oklahoma […]

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Genetics Policy Institute (GPI) and World Stem Cell Report to be Published in Regenerative Medicine

March 31, 2011 — The Genetics Policy Institute (GPI) and Future Medicine have announced that its 2011/12 World Stem Cell Report will be published as a special supplement to the award- winning, peer-reviewed journal Regenerative Medicine. It was also announced that Regenerative Medicine becomes the platinum media sponsor of the GPI’s 2011 World Stem Cell […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Pasadena, CA. to Host 2011 World Stem Cell Summit October 3-5

PASADENA, Calif.–(EON: Enhanced Online News)–Genetics Policy Institute announced today that the 2011 World Stem Cell Summit is scheduled for Oct. 3 – 5 at the Pasadena Convention Center. Genetics Policy Institute, City of Hope, Cedars-Sinai Regenerative Medicine Institute, California Institute of Technology and the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) have united to organize the […]

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World Stem Cell Summit Opens Doors for Collaborative Research between US and China

The annual World Stem Cell Summit was held in Detroit, USA in October 2010. The most comprehensive stem cell conference of the world aimed to promote stem cell research and its clinical application to develop therapies for debilitating conditions like Brain and Spinal Cord Injuries. The summit also offered good opportunity to exchange knowledge, make […]

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UC & Wisconsin file briefs in stem cell case

Both the State of Wisconsin and the University of California filed amicus curiae (friend-of-the-court) briefs on Tuesday in the stem cell case before the United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia. The Court is considering whether a lower court was wrong to issue a preliminary injunction halting stem cell research.

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NIH supporters line up to file legal stem cell arguments

Numerous friends of human embryonic stem cell research are lining up to support the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in a major court case challenging the agency’s ability to fund the research.

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Taubman gives Hadassah $300,000 to fight ALS

Detroit-based philanthropist Alfred Taubman has given $300,000 to Hadassah, the Women’s Zionist Organization of America, for stem cell research to fight Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, also known as Lou Gherig’s disease.

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First patient gets embryonic cells

Doctors in Atlanta are monitoring the first patient to receive an injection of millions of human embryonic stem cells in a government-sanctioned attempt to test the promising but ethically fraught therapy.

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