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Great News: FDA Nod For ViaCyte IND of Diabetes Stem Cell-Based Product

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Type 1 Diabetes is a huge global problem. Where are the solutions that would compliment or replace insulin therapy for diabetics? There haven’t been too many that have gotten very far, which makes the news of a potential stem cell-based therapy moving along in the pipeline all the more exciting. ViaCyte (see more posts here, …

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Five possible natural stem cell boosts (but do your homework)

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What might be some natural stem cell boosts? How might we all increase the number or helpful activities of our own stem cells? If possible isn’t that a better, simpler, & safer idea than getting a transplant of stem cells? Think of it as preventative medicine via stem cells. Note that this post was updated …

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The main challenges for SCNT cloning of human embryonic stem cells

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It was intriguing last week to read about another advance in somatic cell nuclear transfer (SCNT)-based therapeutic cloning of human embryonic stem cells (hESC). The first such work was published last year by Mitalipov’s group from OHSU. This second paper to produce so-called nuclear transfer hESC (NT-hESC) made the important advance to show that it could …

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New Ways of Thinking About Stem Cells: Book Excerpt

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Sometimes you think you know a person and they suddenly surprise you by doing something so new that it is shocking or by taking on a new personality. Cells can be that way too. In my book on stem cells, Stem Cells: An Insider’s Guide (you can buy it here on Amazon–it’s very affordable–or also here at …

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Book Excerpt: Stem Cells for Alzheimer’s Disease–Are We There yet?

Below is an excerpt focused on Alzheimer’s Disease from my new book on stem cells. Stem Cells: An Insider’s Guide, which is targeted to a broad audience of people interested in stem cells. Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) is one of the most devastating illnesses. It destroys the brain, which shrinks over time (see image from Wikipedia …

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Great Christmas Gift: Stem Cell Book 30% Off Now for Holidays

What’s the best Christmas gift for someone you know who is interested in stem cells? How about my new book, Stem Cells: An Insider’s Guide. Check out these reviews: Here are the reviews on Amazon The Node The Sac Bee EuroStemCell Signals Blog Forbes The bonus is that it is 30% off if you buy …

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Has anti-aging finally come of age with Google’s Calico?

Can Google’s new anti-aging company, Calico, have you Googling at age 140? Don’t sell your burial plot just yet. The idea of anti-aging has been around for a very long time and efforts to combat aging have spanned millennia largely without any success so Calico (apparently short for California Life Company, which sounds more like …

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Stem Cells: An Insider’s Guide Book Signing & Talk on October 10th

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Somewhere out in the ocean there is a container ship steaming from Singapore here to the US and getting close to our shores and on that ship are the first printing copies of my new book, Stem Cells: An Insider’s Guide. At the same time, preparations for the e-book version are just about done. I …

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Stem Cells An Insider’s Guide: More on My New Book

In about a month my new book, Stem Cells: An Insider’s Guide, should be available as an e-book from the publisher and from Amazon. It’s available for pre-order now at Amazon here. The “real” book (i.e. the one made of paper) should be available in September. The book costs $29. Any writers out there interested in doing …

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Some teasers from my new book, “Stem Cells: An Insider’s Guide”

I’m excited about my new book that is coming out called, “Stem Cells: An Insider’s Guide”. It’s just about complete and fully edited so it should be available later this summer, hopefully relatively much sooner as an e-book. You can pre-order it on Amazon or directly through the publisher here. Note that the final price …

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