Friday, April 16, 2021

Tag: Stem Cell Research

Families flying toddlers to China for stem-cell treatments

Bush-era limit on research leaves U.S. lagging Driven mostly by hope, two California families will travel more than 6,000 miles to China for an experimental stem-cell treatment for their children. Aleesha and Michael Klomp...

The quest for a cure: Stem cells’ potential for 10 vexing illnesses

With President Barack Obama's recent lifting of the ban on federal funding for embryonic stem cell research, scientists now have new prospects for developing medical treatments. Excitement over the embryonic cells comes from their...

A Father’s Quest to Cure His Daughter

Stem cell research has been getting a lot of attention lately. Last month, President Obama lifted the Bush administration’s strict limits on human embryonic stem cell research.

Meeting with Congress

UCI scientist will visit Capitol Hill to share plans he has with other researchers regarding stem-cell treatments. A leading neuroscientist and co-director of UCI’s stem cell research center will meet with members of Congress today...

Spinal Cord Injury- Is the Cure in China?

http://vimeo.com/2559414 "Spinal Cord Injury: Is the Cure in China?" Dr. Wise Young talks about his experience visiting over 100 hospitals in China and beginning the Spinal Cord Injury Network of China and the future of spinal...

Stem-Cell Research Underway at UCI

Hans Stegmann Keirstead, assistant professor and researcher at the Reeve-Irvine Research Center, is revolutionizing medical science through work which prevents rats from suffering degenerative paralyzing effects after spinal cord injuries. Through the use of...