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Down to its Last $67 Million: California Stem Cell Agency Awards $4 Million to Improve Bone Healing

A look at the the spinal affliction targeted by CIRM-backed research. Video by NuVasiveIncOAKLAND, Ca. — California's state stem cell agency is down to its last $67.3 million following a decision today to back research to enhance bone healing in elderly … Continue reading

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The Scientist discusses retraction by the Lancet of a Harvard paper on stem cells

from The Scientist:Update (March 15): The Lancet sent The Scientist the retraction notice, which states that the data from Harvard “cannot be held to be reliable.” The editors note that they believe the clinical work conducted in Louisville was done … Continue reading

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California Stem Cell Agency to Award $24 Million for Three Clinical Trials

If all goes according to plan, in just three days the California stem cell agency will be down to its last $69 million for clinical trials.Directors are set to give away $24 million on Wednesday for three clinical trial programs … Continue reading

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The Odd Stem Cell Position of the Golden State: Hype, Hope and Dubious Clinics

The California stem cell agency and the Golden State's robust scientific stem cell community received some notice this week in the the Los Angeles Times, the state's largest circulation newspaper. It came in the form of an op-ed article that decried … Continue reading

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The Golden State's Stem Cell Agency Sells its 'Powerful' Story: 2,700 Discoveries, 50 Clinical Trials, Billions Awarded

Ronnie's California stem cell story"Something Better Than Hope" — That's the new anthem of California's $3 billion stem cell research program, which is scheduled this year to run out money for new awards.The 14-year-old stem cell agency trumpeted its new … Continue reading

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