August 2006


Cord Blood Banking& Stem Cell31 Aug 2006 10:36 am

Significant Response from Expectant Parents for Banking Stem Cells in India

LifeCell, pioneers in stem cell banking and research, has enrolled 3,000 expectant women for stem cell banking in just 20 months of operations, thereby creating a landmark in the stem cell industry.

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Stem Cell31 Aug 2006 10:18 am

University of Massachusetts is Formulating Strategy for Stem Cell Research

The University of Massachusetts system is formulating a strategy for stem cell research across all five campuses, with Amherst and Worcester set to lead the way in research and development.

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Heart& Stem Cell30 Aug 2006 08:32 am

Congestive Heart Failure Patient Seeks Stem-Cell Therapy Overseas

74-year-old Shelton Strickland started getting worse and worse and eventually ending up in Cape Canaveral Hospital in Cocoa Beach with a diagnosis of congestive heart failure earlier this year.

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Alzheimer's Disease& Parkinson's Disease& Stem Cell29 Aug 2006 07:48 am

New Method for Embryonic Stem Cell Research Encouraged White House

The White House on Thursday said it was encouraged by a new method for embryonic stem cell research, an advance that could help resolve President George W. Bush’s objections to what he views as the destruction of life.

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Stem Cell29 Aug 2006 07:28 am

Yale Appoints Leading Stem Cell Biologists Haifan Lin as Director of Stem Cell Program

One of the country’s leading stem cell biologists, Haifan Lin, has been appointed director of the Yale Stem Cell Program effective September 1, Yale School of Medicine Dean Robert Alpern announced this week.

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Stem Cell29 Aug 2006 07:14 am

Young Girl Born With Hurler Syndrome Desperately Needs Stem Cell Transplantation

In a special unit at Riley Hospital for Children in Indianapolis, 16-month-old Cadence Elizabeth Rigden of Fort Wayne is spending this week fighting off an infection that has slowed a stem cell transplant she so desperately needs.

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Alzheimer's Disease& Cancer& Diabetes& Multiple Sclerosis& Spinal Cord Injury& Stem Cell28 Aug 2006 09:31 am

Stem Cell Research Awareness Through PRO-CURE Wristbands

Wearing the Pro-Cure Wristband from https://www.pro-curewristband.com, people can show their support for stem cell research and help move the issues of policy and funding forward.

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Alzheimer's Disease& Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy& Muscular Dystrophy& Parkinson's Disease& Spinal Cord Injury& Stem Cell28 Aug 2006 09:12 am

Neural Stem Cells Established from Adult Brain

According to S.M. Pollard and colleagues at the University of Edinburgh, they have recently reported the generation of adherent, symmetrically expandable, neural stem (NS) cell lines derived both from mouse and human embryonic stem cells and from fetal forebrain.

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Cord Blood Banking& Stem Cell28 Aug 2006 08:20 am

Players Freezing Stem Cells as Potential Future Cure for Sports Injuries

Mainly leading footballers and also players of differents games are highly interested to store stem cells from their newborn babies as a potential future treatment for their own career-threatening sports injuries, according to a report in the Sunday Times.

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Stem Cell26 Aug 2006 10:44 am

Beware of Stem-cell Treatment in China

Victorians desperate for a cure are travelling to China to undergo radical treatment in which doctors use stem cells from aborted foetuses.

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