Tag Archives: Stem

Exploring California's $210 Million Search for a Sickle Cell Cure, Plus an Online Look at Stem Cell Over Excitement

CIRM mounted another Facebook Live event last week, which haschalked up nearly 2,000 views.Hype, hope and sickle cell anemia — all were part of Internet videos last week involving the $3 billion California stem cell agency.The San Francisco Chronicle mounted … Continue reading

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Article Postponed on Folsom baby and the Stem Cell Agency

Due to circumstances beyond the control of the California Stem Cell Report, the promised article on a legislative appearance by a Folsom father of an infant involved in a stem cell agency clinical trial has been delayed until Monday.The father … Continue reading

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Can there be third party placements under STEM OPT?

An April, 2018 update to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) website has raised questions about third party placements of F-1 graduates under the STEM Optional Practical Training (OPT) program. The agency appears to place additional limits on STEM … Continue reading

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California's Stem Cell 'Gold Rush:' Nearly 14 Years of Prospecting

A committee of the California Legislature today examined the state's $3 billion stem cell agency. Officials of the agency and others presented their perspective. Here is the text of prepared remarks by David Jensen, publisher of this blog, who appeared … Continue reading

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California Lawmakers Schedule Update Next Week on the State's $3 Billion Stem Cell Agency

The parents of this child will be testifying next week at a state legislative hearingFor the first time in many years, a California state legislative committee is going to take a look at the state's $3 billion, 13-year-old stem cell … Continue reading

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