C. Randal “Randy” Mills

3 CIRM challenges: search for new prez, funding, & clinical POW!

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The idea of CIRM as a dedicated state stem cell agency was one of the things that got me excited about starting my time as a professor doing research on stem cells in California way back in 2005-2006 on the job hunt. Fast forwarding to today now 11 years later, CIRM is still on the …

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President Mills Leaving, CIRM Needs New Leader to Navigate Future Challenges

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CIRM announced today that its President and CEO, Randy Mills, is soon leaving for a new job as President of the National Marrow Donor Program/Be The Match in Minnesota. Update: Dr. Maria Millan, the CIRM Vice President of Therapeutics, will be its leader starting July 1 until a new leader is chosen. For this kind of …

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Loring Open Letter to CIRM: Continuing Shared Labs Will Keep California’s Stem Cell Edge

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By Jeanne Loring As the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) celebrates its successes on its 10th anniversary, there is coincidentally a less happy CIRM-related event. One of CIRM’s first investments in stem cell research was a network of dedicated stem cell laboratories throughout California. This program, called “shared labs” has been cancelled. The shared …

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