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Dr. Renee A. Reijo Pera Talk Posted!

Dr. Renee A. Reijo Pera’s 2009 Symposium Keynote talk has been posted to our site! Dr. Pera leads the audience through a description of early egg development, and then expands on the topic of cell determination, discussing her research and findings in this area. An excellent talk for anybody interested in Stem Cell Research, Dr….

2010 ISSCR: a remarkable lack of new clinical trials for stem cell therapy announced

This past week (June 16-19) in San Francisco, Bedford Research Foundation had a booth at the ISSCR (International Society for Stem Cell Research) 8th annual conference. We joined over 3,500 scientists, students and advisers attending the meeting from around the world. The conference boasted more than 200 talks, and some eye opening research from scientists such…

Day Two of the Int’l Conference: Reports from the Front Lines of Stem Cell Therapy Around the World

Day Two: April 23, 2010 Our second day of the International Conference of Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine for Neurodegenerative Diseasesbegan with a talk by Dr. Wise Young, of Rutgers University (USA), entitled, “Lithium Effects on Blood and Brain Stem Cells,” in it he summarized the clinical trial design for using umbilical cord blood stem…

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Day One: Int’l Conference of Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine for Neurodegenerative Diseases

April 22, 2010 The first day of the International Conference of Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine for Neurodegenerative Diseases began with a full auditorium in the beautiful and immaculate Tzu Chi Hospital conference center. The conference was opened by Dr. Ann Kiessling and Dr. Ming-Hwang Shyr (Superintendent of Tzu Chi General Hospital) together they emphasized…

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Early Human Embryos Make “Mistakes” as a Matter of Survival, Could Be Key to Understanding Stem Cell

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE EARLY HUMAN EMBRYOS MAKE “MISTAKES” AS A MATTER OF SURVIVAL, COULD BE KEY TO UNDERSTANDING STEM CELL DEVELOPMENT Early human embryos may be naturally prone to making mistakes in chromosome allocation to new cells, according to a report by Bedford Stem Cell Research Foundation scientists. Their new findings indicate rapid increases in…

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BSCRF awards Representative Daniel E. Bosley with a Certificate of Appreciation

For Immediate Release: The Bedford Stem Cell Research Foundation awards Representative Daniel E. Bosley (1st Berkshire) with a Certificate of Appreciation at the Activated Egg Symposium 2009. The Foundation honored Representative Daniel E. Bosley in recognition of his dedication and tireless efforts on behalf of Stem Cell Science and Regenerative Medicine in Massachusetts. “Representative Bosley…

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Stem Cell scientists from major universities meet for a small, focused conference in Weston, Massach

Discussions will include estimates of time to develop new stem cell based therapies for degenerative diseases, including diabetes, Parkinson’s disease, spinal cord diseases, AIDS and heart failure. At this crucial time, when the federal government is not funding any new human embryonic stem cell grants while federal guidelines are being organized, the Bedford Stem Cell Research…

Stem Cell scientists from major universities attend a conference of 100-scientists and invited guest

Bedford Stem Cell Research Foundation     For Immediate Release: Friday, Nov 6, 2009: Stem Cell scientists from major universities attend a conference of 100-scientists and invited guest in Weston, Massachusetts. Discussions will include estimates of time to develop new stem cell based therapies for degenerative diseases, including diabetes, Parkinson’s disease, spinal cord diseases, AIDS…