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Monthly Archives: May 2014

StemCells, Inc. Posts Letter to Shareholders

NEWARK, Calif., May 29, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- StemCells, Inc. (Nasdaq:STEM), a leading stem cell company developing novel cell-based therapeutics for disorders of the central nervous system, posted today the following Letter to Shareholders...

Stem Cell Agency Invests $32 Million Toward Therapies For Spinal Cord Injury and HIV/AIDS

San Diego, CA – A promising treatment for patients with spinal cord injuries and a therapy aimed at helping HIV patients create an AIDS-resistant blood system were approved today by the state’s stem cell...

Motocross Star, Bruce Cook, Works Toward Recovery from Spinal Cord Injury

Life in the fast lane is just that - fast. For motocross enthusiast, Bruce Cook, things happened all too quickly. In an attempt to complete the first-ever double front-flip before a live audience; Cook, 26...

Living ‘an Active Life with Inactive Feet’ After Spinal Cord Injury

A cautioning inspirational quote—Expect Nothing. Be ready for anything.—might be wise words to live by, but with a spinal cord injury, nothing like it is even on your radar screen, and it’s virtually impossible...

HEALTH LINE: No Diving Into Lakes, Rivers and Oceans

Experts Advise Against Diving Into Natural Bodies of Water What lurks beneath the water? It sounds like a horror story title, and it certainly can be when a spinal cord injury results from diving into natural...

IndyCar’s Sam Schmidt set to unveil SCI Challenge in bid to cure paralysis

In 2000, Indy Racing League driver Sam Schmidt sustained a severe spinal cord injury in a testing crash at Walt Disney World Speedway and became a quadriplegic. But he has soldiered on as both a...

Rick Hansen: We can all be difference-makers in the world

Thursday, May 22, celebrates the 27th anniversary of the end of the original Man In Motion World Tour. Here, Rick Hansen reminisces on the day that changed his life and the challenges still faced...

Stanford engineer invents safe way to transfer energy to medical chips in the body

A wireless system developed by Assistant Professor Ada Poon uses the same power as a cell phone to safely transmit energy to chips the size of a grain of rice. The technology paves the...

Art For The Able: How A Quadriplegic Filmmaker Created Change

Ever since he was little, Jonathan Sigworth wanted to make movies. As a kid, he would make home movies with his LEGO pieces. Through high school, Sigworth and his friends made amateur horror films...

Newborns a hope for spinal injuries

It all started at a symposium five years ago. Catherine Gorrie, an expert in spinal cord injury, was listening to a presentation about the differences between the developing brains of children and the mature...