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Stanford University Receives Huge Grant To Study Cancer Cells

Cancer research at Stanford University received a major boost in the form of a multi-million dollar grant that will be used to study the recurrence of the disease.

01/06/2014

Scientists from Maastricht University in the Netherlands unveiled a hamburger made from cow stem cells on August 5, 2013. Research was funded by Google co-founder Sergey Brin. (CBS)

Scientists Unveil Lab-Grown Hamburger Funded By Google Co-Founder

Sergey Brin, a co-founder of Google, announced that he funded the 250,000-euro ($330,000) project, saying he was motivated by a concern for animal welfare.

08/06/2013

Surgery

HealthWatch: Stem Cells Heal Heart Attack Scars

The researchers found that patients treated with stem cells experienced almost a 50 percent reduction of heart attack scars within 12 months of treatment, while the eight patients who received conventional treatment saw no reductions in damage.

02/14/2012

A doctor performs a dental exam at Children’s Hospital Oakland. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

HealthWatch: Parents Having Baby Teeth Pulled, Stored For Stem Cells

We’ve all heard stem cells hold great promise for curing disease. Now an easy new way to get stem cells has some people taking their children to the dentist to get their baby teeth pulled.

11/22/2011

DNA. (AP)

Menlo Park’s Geron Halting Stem Cell Research, Laying Off Staff

Money troubles have forced the first company doing a government-approved test of embryonic stem cell therapy to discontinue further stem cell programs and lay off much of its staff.

11/14/2011

Image of the Lorry I. Lokey Stem Cell Research facility (www.stanford.edu)

Stanford Unveils Country’s Largest Stem Cell Research Facility

A new building dedicated entirely to stem cell research offers rich opportunities for collaboration, said officials at the Stanford University School of Medicine.

CBS San Francisco–10/28/2010

Obama Stem Cell Regulations Temporarily Blocked

08/23/2010

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