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Toddler who received lab-made windpipe dies

CHICAGO (AP) — A 2-year-old girl who was implanted with a windpipe grown from her own stem cells has died, three months after she became the youngest person to receive the experimental treatment. Hannah Warren […]

07/08/2013

Dr. Joel Aronowitz

Joel Aronowitz on Business Rockstars

Today on Business Rockstars, Ken Rutkowski talks with renowned plastic and reconstructive surgeon, Dr. Joel Aronowitz. The founder of University Stem Cell Center, his company works with adipose stem cells, which are now being viewed as the “miracle cure” of the 21st century.

05/14/2013

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2-year-old girl gets windpipe made from stem cells

(AP) — A 2-year-old girl born without a windpipe now has a new one grown from her own stem cells, the youngest patient in the world to benefit from the experimental treatment. Hannah Warren has been unable to breathe, eat, drink or swallow on her own since she was born.

04/30/2013

Stephen Hawking

Physicist Stephen Hawking visits LA stem cell lab

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stephen Hawking toured a stem cell laboratory Tuesday where scientists are studying ways to slow the progression of Lou Gehrig’s disease, a neurological disorder that has left the Hawking almost completely paralyzed.

04/10/2013

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Calif. stem cell agency to change grant system

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The governing board of California’s stem cell funding agency has voted to overhaul how it distributes scientific grants after critics raised concerns that too many board members represented schools that have won funding.

01/31/2013

Howard Leonhardt

Howard J. Leonhardt on Business Rockstars

Today on Business Rockstars, Ken Rutkowski talks with Howard J. Leonhardt, an inventor and serial entrepreneur, who has founded 21 companies in various fields from medical to restaurant to media.

01/31/2013

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Report: CA stem cell agency needs a restructuring

LOS ANGELES (AP) – California has transformed into a powerhouse player in stem cell research, but the taxpayer-funded institute responsible for that needs an overhaul, a report released Thursday found.

12/06/2012

Study: Stem cells from strangers can repair hearts

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Researchers are reporting a key advance in using stem cells to repair hearts damaged by heart attacks. In a study in Miami and Baltimore, stem cells donated by strangers proved as […]

11/05/2012

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