Monthly Archives: October 2018


NHLBI 70th Anniversary Lecture Features Dr. George Q. Daley, the dean of Harvard Medical School

2018-10-18T00:00:00-07:00October 18th, 2018|Categories: Announcement, News|Tags: , , , |

NHLBI - 70 Years of Disocvery 2018 marks the 70th Anniversary of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI). NHLBI began as the National Heart Institute on June 16, 1948, when President Harry S. Truman signed the National Heart Act. In 1969, the Institute expanded its mission (and name) to cover research on lung diseases, and in 1976, the Institute grew further to include blood disorders. To commemorate the Institute's 70th anniversary and showcase important investments in scientific research, NHLBI is featuring lectures throughout the year from prominent thought leaders representing areas of high scientific priority in heart, [...]

October is stem cell awareness month!

2018-10-12T00:00:00-07:00October 12th, 2018|Categories: Announcement, News, Press|Tags: |

As part of stem cell awareness month the Stem Cell Network (SCN) has launched a new social media and outreach campaign using the hashtag #WeAreStemCells and the message: An investment in stem cell research is an investment in the future. This is our science. It’s Canada’s time! ! Their goal is to express to Canada’s Ministers of Science and Finance that our scientific community is outstanding and now is the time to provide stable and predictable funding for the Stem Cell Network. The success of this campaign depends on you - the more voices, the better!  You can participate by taking part [...]

Dr. Fabio Rossi and Dr. Judy Illes: A consensus is building on how to move forward on stem cells

2018-10-11T00:00:00-07:00October 11th, 2018|Categories: Announcement, News, Press|

On Sept. 26, a small group representing both these communities from Canada and the U.S., as well as the government, gathered in Vancouver to identify common values in the area of stem-cell therapies, and agree on principles to move forward. Read the full article published in the Vancouver Sun

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