PALO ALTO, CA – Today, United States Senator Edward Markey (D-MA)announced his endorsement of Proposition 14 – the California Stem Cell Research, Treatments and Cures Initiative of 2020. Senator Markey
We, the undersigned individuals who serve on the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) Board, represent voices from California’s most dedicated patient advocates, world renowned research and medical institutions and
Here’s a synopsis of all 12 measures, along with The Tribune’s recommendations. PROPOSITION 14 A $5.5 billion bond measure that would allow continued research on stem cell treatments. Our recommendation: Yes
The Fresno Bee Editorial Board recommends the following candidates and choices for local measures and California state propositions. This list will be updated as editorials are published. Recommendations, like editorials,
Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have discovered a way to regenerate, in mice and human tissue, the cushion of cartilage found in joints. Loss of this slippery and shock-absorbing
PALO ALTO, CA — The Californians for Stem Cell Research, Treatments and Cures coalition (YES on Proposition 14) today announced endorsements from multiple esteemed physicians, scientists and academic professionals joining
PALO ALTO, CA — The Californians for Stem Cell Research, Treatments and Cures coalition (YES on Proposition 14) today announced endorsements from multiple patient advocacy organizations joining the growing, broad
PALO ALTO, CA — The California Democratic Party today announced their endorsement of Proposition 14, officially joining the broad coalition of leading scientists, physicians, Nobel Prize winners and more than
Human induced pluripotent stem cell-derived cardiomyocytes (heart cells) shown in green and blue, are infected by the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 (red). Image Courtesy of UCLA Broad Stem Cell Center There
One of these institutes is the Gladstone Institute of Virology and will be lead by Dr. Melanie Ott. The immediate focus of this newly formed institution will be the current coronavirus pandemic. Additionally, it will focus on searching for new therapies against future infectious diseases. The Gladstone Institute of Virology will focus on how viruses interact with human cells to cause disease and how to intervene in that process. Dr. Ott’s goal is to identify pathways these viruses use to infect human cells as a way to develop innovative treatments.
We cannot overestimate the stakes of the battle we are in. In America alone, approximately 70,000 children, women, and men have died from the COVID-19 virus — and nearly a million and a half are infected.
PALO ALTO, CA — The California Stem Cell Research, Treatments and Cures Initiative of 2020 today finished submitting approximately 925,000 signatures to California’s counties to be counted and verified to
Backers of a potential $5.5 billion funding plan for California's stem cell research agency are going electronic to collect the final signatures on petitions to place the measure on the November ballot.
Supporters of a proposed $5.5 billion bond measure that would keep California’s stem cell research institute in business are asking thousands of people to mail in their signatures in hopes of qualifying the initiative for the November ballot.
Thousands of the world’s leading stem cell researchers are convening in Los Angeles this week to discuss the prospects for a future without human disease.
Stem cells could play a key role. These cells are remarkably flexible; under the right conditions, they can be coaxed to develop into many other types of cells in the body.
“With the right kind of environment and support, you can actually treat very specific regions or diseases down to the cellular level,” Humayun said. “One aspect of that could be called precision medicine, and another aspect is that stem cell-based therapies are coming of age. This will be one of the first studies to land that point.”
Since the surgery, Kuehl notices little changes in her vision all the time. For example, she can make out the time on her watch again, and reading in general has become much easier.
On March 6, just shy of his 21st birthday, Kristopher (Kris) Boesen of Bakersfield suffered a traumatic injury to his cervical spine when his car fishtailed on a wet road, hit a tree and slammed into a telephone pole.