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Stem cell guidelines aim to assure integrity

Stem cell research is evolving so fast that new international guidelines have been developed to insure rigour, oversight and transparency. The International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR). is the world’s largest professional organization of stem cell scientists and while »

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Canada to invest $20M in new stem cell research facility

The federal government will invest $20 million in a new centre being billed as a “global hub” for regenerative cell therapy in Toronto, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Wednesday. The money will go to the Centre of Commercialization of Regenerative »

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Reversing blindness and stroke: new Canadian research

New research has led to a major advance in the eventual treatment for blindness and for repairing brain damage from stroke. Using stem cells and a newly invented biogel delivery medium, the researchers have shown greatly improved results in restoring »