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Neuralstem Phase I trial starts in San Diego

Neuralstem Inc., of Germantown, a biotechnology company, announced that the first patient was treated last week in the Phase I trial testing its NSI-566 human neural stem cells for chronic spinal cord injury. The trial occurred at the UC San ...

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Jury awards $1M to stem cell photographer

A federal jury in Delaware has awarded more than $1 million to a photographer whose copyrighted photograph of stem cells was widely distributed without his consent for seven years on the website of a company that produces nutritional supplements aimed at increasing stem-cell count.

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Study: Donated stem cells help heart tissue

LOS ANGELES — Researchers are reporting a key advance in using stem cells to repair hearts damaged by heart attacks. In a study, stem cells donated by strangers proved as safe and effective as patients’ own cells for helping restore ...

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Federal judge dismisses suit over NIH funding of stem cell research

WASHINGTON— A lawsuit that had threatened to end the Obama administration’s funding of embryonic stem cell research was thrown out Wednesday, allowing the U.S. to continue supporting a search for cures to deadly diseases over protests that the work relies ...

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36 new stem cell projects to share $10.4M from state

The Maryland Stem Cell Research Commission has recommended funding 36 new projects with the Maryland Stem Cell Research Fund’s $10.4 million budget. After the commission reviewed 180 applications, the board of directors of the Maryland Technology Development Corp. approved the ...

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