World Stem Cell Summit

Rick Perry plugs Celltex MSCs on Fox for COVID-19 prevention

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Why is former Texas Governor/Trump Energy Secretary Rick Perry plugging unproven stem cells from a clinic firm called Celltex for COVID-19 prevention on Fox News? Perry follows in Giuliani’s footsteps? And more generally, what is it with conservative politicians promoting unproven therapies for COVID-19 and in particular stem cells for the novel coronavirus disease? First, …

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Loring on how documentary tied to stem cell clinics began to unravel

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By Jeanne Loring There has been news over the last few days about stem cell researchers pulling out from a documentary called “The Healthcare Revolution”.  First to report on June 15 was Erin Allday of the San Francisco Chronicle, followed by David Jensen’s California Stem Cell Report blog, Michael Hiltzik of the LA Times, and …

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A germinal list of 2019 stem cell meetings and conferences

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Here is my initial list of 2019 Stem Cell Meetings & Conferences. Send me your listings if you don’t see your meeting here so I can start fleshing out the list more. Meeting listings are not endorsements and I try to make this list fairly comprehensive of as many stem cell meetings as I can. …

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Just freakin do it: patients voice impatience on CRISPR for genetic diseases

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Both before and particularly now after the big human gene editing summit in Washington, D.C. at the National Academy of Sciences, I’ve talked with patients about their views on this new technology including at last week’s World Stem Cell Summit. One of the most striking moments of the DC summit was when the mother of …

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World Stem Cell Summit 2015: Unique & Valuable Perspectives #WSCS15

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I’m excited to be attending the World Stem Cell Summit starting today in Atlanta. This is a novel meeting that brings together academics, industry, patients, and more stakeholders in the stem cell and regenerative medicine world. I’m hoping that a live video stream will work for you to watch some of the meeting in the right …

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Good reasons to go to the World Stem Cell Summit

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By Heather Main This year I will be attending the World Stem Cell Summit for the first time (see @WSCSummit on Twitter). I was surprised when I looked at the program and recognized so few of the names of speakers; which made me question what this event was about, if not focused on stem cell research. …

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World Stem Cell Summit Panel on Non-Compliant Stem Cells

I just participated in a panel discussion at the World Stem Cell Summit moderated by Lee Buckler on what patients should be thinking about as they contemplate non-compliant stem cell interventions. Also on the panel was Dr. Allan Wu. Both Lee and Al are exceptional members of the stem cell community so it was fantastic …

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