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Rolling the Dice on Cancer

Posted on Tue, Jan 06, 2015 @ 03:00 PM

Last week, the journal Science published a paper by Johns Hopkins University cancer geneticist Bert Vogelstein and biostatistician Cristian Tomasetti reporting that two-thirds of all cancers are unavoidable.

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Tags: cancer research, stem cells

CIRM Wants to Turn Stem Cells Into Cures - Faster!

Posted on Tue, Dec 16, 2014 @ 03:00 PM

The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM), has completely overhauled its process for funding projects to develop stem cell-based treatments and therapies. Beginning  January 1, CIRM, which is California's voter-supported, grant- and loan-making agency funding stem cell research, will launch CIRM 2.0 which will shorten the time from application to funding from nearly two years to 120 days. 

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Tags: clinical trials, stem cells


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