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Stem cells: An exciting future for medicine

Published: March 21, 2010

Ben Sykes, executive director of the UK National Stem Cell Network gives an overview of where stem cell research is heading

Few readers of this article will not have read a news story or heard a news report about stem cell research and its current and potential medical applications. After all, it is an exciting and promising area of science.

Hansen announces $200-million global initiative for spinal-cord research

Published: March 21, 2010

VANCOUVER — Rick Hansen is a man on the move again.

On Sunday, the 25th anniversary of the start of his Man in Motion World Tour, Hansen launched another global adventure in his quest to find a cure for spinal cord injury.

This time, he’s set the goal of raising $200 million for spinal-cord research, within the 26 months it took him to circle the globe in his wheelchair.