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List of regenerative medicine & stem cell meetings for rest of 2018

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This post contains a list of the remaining regenerative medicine and stem cell meetings for 2018. If you are interested in history, here’s our first ever meetings list for way back in 2012. Here’s the 2018 list. 10th World Congress and Expo on Cell & Stem Cell Research, NY, NY USA, March 19-21, 2018. iPSCs: A …

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First impressions of the US stem cell environment from an Aussie

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By Heather Main I moved to the San Diego from Australia in August 2015, and Paul asked me if I could write something on my first impressions of doing science in the US, as opposed to other countries I have worked/studied in (Australia, Scotland, Sweden and Singapore). If you look at the land size of …

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Biotech Talks #ISSCR2015: StemCells Inc, Semma, ViaCyte, & Le Blanc

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The path to the clinic is a slow and arduous activity, frustrating not only to the researcher and patient, but investors and biotech companies. Successful clinical translation of technologies requires a balance of science, streamlined translation and funding. To develop fantastic science and then realise the most important components cannot be adapted to the clinical …

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Poll shows moderate enthusiasm for ISSCR 2014 Vancouver Meeting

I’ve conduct two polls after the annual ISSCR 2014 meeting in Vancouver. Both reflect a moderate level of enthusiasm. The results are above. In the first poll, asking for a general level of enthusiasm about the meeting (let), the top answer was the middle of the road “so-so”, but this was followed by the two …

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Great 2nd Place ISSCR Essay Related to Vision and Stem Cells

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ISSCR and I held a short essay contest for a free registration to ISSCR 2014 in Vancouver. The winning piece was written by student Mohamed Gatie, but there was a great 2nd place essay by Sherry Hikita that deserved acknowledgment. I’m publishing that essay below and Sherry will be receiving a free signed copy of my book and a free stem cell …

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Wish list from 2012 attendees for ISSCR 2013: some crankiness

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I have an ongoing poll on people’s impressions of the big annual stem cell meeting, ISSCR 2012. I myself have been wishing I was in Japan for that meeting so I remain surprised at the trending of the poll toward the negative. By far the most common response has been a surprisingly ho-hum “so-so” evaluation …

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