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Jerome Zack: Creating iPS Cells

In 2006 scientists learned how to create a pluripotent stem cell out of a human skin cell. These cells, called induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells have many of the characteristics of embryonic stem cells including the ability to create mature…

Fred H. Gage: Stem cells for modeling disease

Embryonic stem cells and induced pluripotent stem cells offer the first glimpse of how cells such as neurons develop from their embryonic state, giving researchers a way of studying both how the cells develop normally and what goes wrong in…

Alan Lewis: Embryonic Stem Cell Therapies for diabetes

Embryonic stem cells have the potential to help treat 70 or more diseases, but developing those new therapies will take time. Alan Lewis is president and CEO of Novocell, a La Jolla-based company that has been developing a potential therapy…

Amander Clark: Creating Embryonic Stem Cell Lines

All embryonic stem cell lines in use in labs around the world come from embryos that were donated by people who had gone through in vitro fertilization. Amander Clark has a CIRM grant to develop new lines that are suitable…

The Coronas – San Diego Song

Great news for Coronas fans in Australia!! They have just announced 8 Australian dates in May 2010, including Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne and Perth! If youre in Ireland and cant make it, make sure yes tell all yer cousins and chums…