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Boosted by celebrity endorsements and a controversial research program, clinics are peddling stem cell autism treatments questioned by experts

A research program into stem cells and autism is attracting criticism. Experts say it is unwittingly boosting a market .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 13th, 2021

Column: Don"t be taken in by stem cell firms offering unsubstantiated therapies for COVID-19

Clinics with unproven stem cell treatments are already targeting COVID-19 fears. Clinics with unproven stem cell treatments are already targeting COVID-19 fears......»»

Category: topSource: latimesMay 14th, 2020

A NASA scientist was charged with lying to the FBI about participating in a Chinese government recruitment program

Meyya Meyyappan, 66, was a member of China's Thousand Talents Program, a Chinese government group that recruits international scientific experts. Aerial views of the Ames Research Center, NASA Research Park, and Moffett Airfield in C.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytJan 14th, 2021

After a series of controversies, the Trump administration has launched a $250 million vaccine education campaign aimed at convincing people who are hesitant to get a shot

The "Building Vaccine Confidence" has proved controversial, after a series of failed celebrity endorsements and accusations of "political propaganda." President Donald Trump (left) and Dr. Anthony Fauci. Drew Angerer/Getty Image.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytDec 15th, 2020

A group of scientists, billionaires, and Nobel Prize winners, well-connected to the Trump administration, are secretly researching controversial coronavirus treatments and expedited vaccines

Carolyn Kaster (Associated Press) A group of scientists, billionaires, and Nobel Prize winners is hoping to use its connections to the Trump administration to stem the US coronavirus outb.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 28th, 2020

Biocept To Begin COVID-19 Testing; BioCryst, Athersys, Can-Fite To Research Potential Treatments In Clinics

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to ravage the globe, having claimed over 115,000 lives, health care companies have are pursuing diagnostics tests, potential vaccines and therapies. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaApr 13th, 2020

Duke University experts weigh in on potential coronavirus treatment

As the novel coronavirus spreads across the globe and scientists race to develop treatments for the disease, experts at Duke Clinical Research Institute say there are ways to improve trials for a potential treatment currently underway in China......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 28th, 2020

Column: U.S. judge rejects FDA bid to shut down stem cell clinics, dealing blow to regulators

A U.S. judge throws a wrench into the FDA's campaign against stem cell clinics. A U.S. judge throws a wrench into the FDA's campaign against stem cell clinics......»»

Category: topSource: latimesJan 28th, 2020

Column: The California stem cell program"s $5.5-billion funding request might be its downfall

The California.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesDec 8th, 2019

Local biotech, academics eyeing $5.5 billion stem cell measure

As California’s stem cell research agency prepares to seek another $5.5 billion from taxpayers, local biotech researchers and companies are keeping a close eye on where those dollars go.  The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine was fo.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 11th, 2019

California"s stem cell agency, out of cash, seeks $5.5B in taxpayer backing for new lease on life

The architect of the 2004 ballot measure that created California's stem cell research funding initiative wants to put a $5.5 billion initiative on the November 2020 ballot......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 21st, 2019

California"s stem cell agency, out of cash, seeks $5.5 billion for new lease on life

The architect of the 2004 ballot measure that created California's stem cell research funding initiative wants to put a $5.5 billion initiative on the November 2020 ballot......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 21st, 2019

Whitehead Institute nabs NYU’s Lehmann to replace its longtime director

One of Kendall Square’s top biotech research organizations, the Whitehead Institute, has found a new leader to replace longtime director David Page. When Page steps down in July 2020, New York University professor and stem cell biology expert Rut.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 19th, 2019

Column: A stem cell clinic under fire by the FDA and ex-patients files for bankruptcy

A La Jolla clinic pitching $15,000 stem cell treatments files for bankruptcy, facing a lawsuit from former patients. A La Jolla clinic pitching $15,000 stem cell treatments files for bankruptcy, facing a lawsuit from former patients......»»

Category: topSource: latimesSep 12th, 2019

Cellect Shares Rally After Lead Stem Cell Program Receives Clearance For Midstage Study

The thinly traded nano-cap penny stock CELLECT BIOTECH/S ADR (NASDAQ: APOP) was soaring Monday. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaAug 12th, 2019

U.S. cuts a deal with Mexico, Trump ditches tariffs

The United States and Mexico struck a deal on Friday to avert a tariff war, with Mexico agreeing to rapidly expand a controversial asylum program and deploy security forces to stem the flow of illegal Central American migrants. Ed Giles reports.....»»

Category: videoSource: reutersJun 8th, 2019

Trump calls off tariffs after Mexico vows to tighten borders

The United States and Mexico struck a deal on Friday to avert a tariff war, with Mexico agreeing to rapidly expand a controversial asylum program and deploy security forces to stem the flow of illegal Central American migrants......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 8th, 2019

Organovo collaborates to develop stem cell-based bioprinted tissue treatments

See the rest of the story here. Theflyonthewall.com provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallMay 30th, 2019

Starr Foundation gives $50M for stem cell research

The Starr Foundation has donated $50 million to support stem cell research at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, the Rockefeller University and Weill Cornell Medicine. The donation marks the... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkApr 7th, 2019

Autism Research Pioneer Hans Asperger Aided The Nazi Program

Pediatrician Hans Asperger, after whom the condition of Asperger Syndrome was named, actively coope.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkApr 19th, 2018

Neurogenesis Continues Into Our 70s, Say Researchers

In a controversial new report published Thursday in Cell Stem Cell, a team of researchers argues that we continue to make hundreds of new brain cells a day – even as old as our 70s – in a process known […] .....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkApr 6th, 2018