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CNS Panel Discussion, StemCells Inc. and Asterias Biotherapeutics at Alliance for Regenerative Medicine Investor Day

The Alliance for Regenerative Medicine (ARM) is a Washington, DC-based multi-stakeholder advocacy organization that promotes legislative, regulatory and reimbursement initiatives necessary to facilitate access to life-giving advances in regenerative medicine. ARM also works to increase public understanding of the field … Continue reading

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Meet the Scientists 2013 at RIRC

This years Meet the Scientists saw a great turnout of dedicated paralysis cure supporters. This forum was an open question and answer session that allowed the community to ask the researchers directly the burning questions. The exciting presentations wrapped with … Continue reading

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Accelerating Medical Discoveries at Robart Research with Dr. Arthur Brown

Dr. Arthur Brown discusses his passion for spinal cord injury research, what his lab is currently working on and how he hopes to see his research impact spinal cord injury in the future.  The body’s response to spinal cord injury … Continue reading

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What The Community Wants To Know! Dr. Hans Keirstead and Dr. Paul Lu Answer Questions About Neural Stem Cells at Working 2 Walk 2012

These online video presentations from the W2W 2012 symposium are only made possible through your generous contributions to U2FP. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Dr. Hans Keirstead ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Dr. Paul Lu

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Barriers to Translation Research: A Cautionary Tale

H. Richard Winn, M.D Director of Neurosurgery, Lenox Hill Hospital Professor of Neurosurgery and Neuroscience, Mount Sinai School of Medicine  

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Roman Reed Presents at Working 2 Walk 2012

These online video presentations from the W2W 2012 symposium are only made possible through your generous contributions to U2FP. “Advocates Advancing a Cure” – Roman Reed from the Roman Reed Foundation In his first football game of the 1994 college … Continue reading

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Time for Some Bold Steps: Why We Need a National Strategy and Initiative in Regenerative Medicine and What It Could Include

Dr. Gil Van Bokkelen Chairman, Alliance for Regenerative Medicine There is intense public interest in the medical potential of regenerative medicine, and in my opinion for very good reason. Those of us that are actively engaged in and/or closely follow … Continue reading

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Canadian stem cell trials impeded by federal regulations, doctors say

When a Swiss-based researcher announced this month he had achieved some improvement in profoundly paralyzed spinal-cord-injury patients with an injection of stem cells, he generated headlines worldwide. Dr. Armin Curt’s findings were the first evidence from actual humans — though … Continue reading

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The Reality of Stem Cell Research

video-player Lawrence Goldstein PhD Medical Background Spinal cord injury (SCI) resulting from accidents, gunshots or other traumas is a tragedy that affects hundreds of thousands of people of all ages. Vehicular accidents cause about 44% of these injuries. Nearly one-quarter … Continue reading

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Two decades as a cell biologist have convinced me that grown stem cells are drugs

Knoepfler Lab Stem Cell Blog Building stem cell bridges to advance cures Stem cells grown in culture are a drug. Agree or disagree? I believe it is a correct statement. I don’t think it is even a question any more … Continue reading

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