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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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Live Blogging the CIRM Board meeting on the IOM report

I made it here in one piece to Berkeley at the Claremont Hotel driving through torrential rain to get here for the CIRM Board Meeting discussing the recent Institute of Medicine (IOM) report on CIRM. The Board is in intensive discussion as I type. Some members seem more in favor of change and others are …

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