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CBC 2009 Winners and Losers

CBC’s list of winners and losers in 2009 has just been posted. Share Tweet +1 Stumble Share Pin

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The Center for Bioethics and Culture Network

We’ve decided to run in its entirety the speech Dr. Gilbert Meilaender gave on May 2, 2009 when he received the Paul Ramsey award. You can read his speech here: The Center for Bioethics and Culture Network Posted using ShareThis Meilaender quotes in his speech, one of my favorite Paul Ramsey quotes from his book […]

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A Second Chance for Chloe

When Chloe Levine was just 9 months old her parents noticed that she didn’t use her right hand to hold her bottle. Then they noticed she wasn’t crawling and instead chose to bounce herself around using her weaker right leg only as a prop. At 12 months of age, a cat scan revealed her left […]

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Osiris Therapeutics Touts Stem Cell Trial Results

Excellent update on the Phase II trial being done by Osiris, using adult stem cells. Prochymal, for treatment of patients with acute myocardial infarction (heart attack)is ‘designed to provide therapeutic benefit by controlling inflammation, promoting tissue regeneration, and preventing scar formation.’ Important findings from their report state: * The trial met its primary endpoint demonstrating […]

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First is was Texas – Now It is Oklahoma

Oklahoma is investing in adult stem cell research. From this article: “State lawmakers have given preliminary approval to legislation that could provide nearly $2 million for adult stem cell research in Oklahoma.” Which is pretty cool news. Like this news from Dr. Burt at Northwestern. Dr. Burt’s research is with patients who have been diagnosed […]

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Texas Governor Rick Perry Praises Adult Stem Cell Research

Governor Rick Perry, in his State of the State Address yesterday gave an enthusiastic support to adult stem cell research and the great promise it holds to Texans. Here is a clip of his speech where he speaks directly on biotechnology and stem cell research. “Now it’s time to take the next step by covering […]

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Pioneering Adult Stem Cell Research in Texas

More good news in adult syem cell research – since this is about helping sick people, right? “Central Texans could soon be among some of the first people in the country to get relief from conditions ranging from diabetes to knee injuries through adult stem cell therapy. Scott & White health system, in conjunction with […]

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