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MIMG in the News, 2006


October 19, 2006

UCLA Stem Cell Institute Adds Five New Internationally Renowned Young Scientists to Its Research Team

Five internationally renowned young scientists have been recruited to the research team of the Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Medicine at UCLA (ISCBM). From such respected East Coast institutions as Harvard, MIT and Johns Hopkins University, the new UCLA faculty members are joining a well-established, cross-disciplinary stem cell research team at the ...

July 03, 2006

UCLA AIDS and Stem Cell Researchers Discover Way to Develop T-cells From Human Embryonic Stem Cells, Raising Hopes for a Gene Therapy to Combat AIDS

Researchers from the UCLA AIDS Institute and the Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Medicine have demonstrated for the first time that human embryonic stem cells can be genetically manipulated and coaxed to develop into mature T-cells, raising hopes for a gene therapy to combat AIDS. The study, to be published the week of July 3 in the online edition of the Proceedings of the National...

Janurary 27, 2006

Free Symposium at UCLA Explores the Promise and Perils of Stem Cell Research and Regenerative Medicine

A free public symposium at UCLA will explore the ethical and legal aspects of stem cell research in California and discuss how the landmark passage of Proposition 71 will affect leading-edge science in this state and in laboratories across the country. The symposium, from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 5, at UCLA's Sunset Village in Covel Commons, features renowned experts in the...