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Obama giving up on embryonic stem cell research?

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Is Obama bailing out on support for embryonic stem cell research (ESCR)? As even casual readers of this blog easily surmise, I am a supporter of President Obama. I believe he has done a good job in his first term and deserves re-election. I also believe Romney would not be a good president, particularly as …

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Stem cell myths: from Pepsi to Obama & snowflake babies

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It wasn’t that long ago that I blogged about how some wacky folks were boycotting Pepsi because allegedly stem cells were involved in the production of Pepsi and its testing of sugars. You’ve heard of Diet Coke? Coke Zero & Pepsi Free? Maybe there has to be a Stem Free Pepsi? Really? Now the Washington …

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Obama disappoints, flatlines on NIH 2013 budget

The biomedical research community is very disappointed in President Obama’s proposed 2013 budget for NIH in which it is proposed to keep the NIH budget the same as the previous year at $30.7 billion. This proposal shows a weak commitment to biomedical sciences and exhibits little foresight.  I believe that NIH is a American jewel …

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21 Stem Cell Research & Regenerative Medicine 2021 Predictions

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In any given field of biomedical science like stem cell research and regenerative medicine, it’s very useful if you can accurately predict the future. It seems, though, that predictions are far more difficult within the more exciting and rapidly-changing fields. The field of stem cells and regenerative medicine fits that bill. Past stem cell research …

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Politics & FDA clearance of 2 stem cell clinic COVID-19 efforts

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The FDA and its CBER branch have been doing a good job overall in the last 3+ years to tackle the unproven stem cell clinic problem, but lately on the stem cells for COVID-19 front there is reason for real concern. I believe the agency is taking on major risk overall by clearing a vast number of …

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