Tag: stem cell research

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UVA stem cell transplant program earns international accreditation

The Stem Cell Transplant Program at the University of Virginia Cancer Center has received international accreditation for its use of stem cells and bone marrow to treat patients with blood cancers.


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Randy Forbes: Why the next decade of medical research matters

Adult stem cell research is also an issue where we see some refreshing agreement in the midst of a politically charged environment.


Former House GOP leader endorses McAuliffe in new TV ad

A 40-year member of the House GOP caucus is endorsing Democrat Terry McAuliffe for governor in a new TV ad airing statewide.


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Study: Stem cells show potential to treat a leading cause of blindness

Stem cells derived from body fat show great potential for treating and possibly even reversing the effects of diabetic retinopathy, a complication of diabetes that threatens the vision of millions, new research at the University of Virginia School of Medicine shows.


Updates from the Campaign Trail

Friday, July 10 – AG Race: Cuccinelli calls for special session – 20th House: Saxman statement on anti-gang committee Thursday, July 9 – Dems respond to McDonnell-Bolling jobs agenda Wednesday, July 8 – LG Race: Wagner calls Bolling out on Palin visit – Governor’s Race: Statement from Creigh Deeds on expansion of stem-cell research