Author: Paul Knoepfler

Quick Q&A with ViaCyte CEO on CRISPR-stem cell work

We heard this week about the encouraging news of a new CRISPR-stem cell collaboration between stem cell biotech ViaCyte and CRISPR Therapeutics. The goal of the team is to make genetically engineered pancreatic derivatives from stem cells that would have […] The post Quick Q&A with ViaCyte CEO on CRISPR-stem cell work appeared first on The...

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ViaCyte & CRISPR Therapeutics team up to battle diabetes

What happens when one of the most exciting stem cell biotechs ViaCyte teams up with a firm like CRISPR Therapeutics to use a combination of gene editing and cell therapy? Hopefully a synergistic partnership emerges that in this case can […] The post ViaCyte & CRISPR Therapeutics team up to battle diabetes appeared first on The...

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Stem cell treatment poll results: how repeat shots boost costs

One of the most common questions about stem cells is economic as patients ask about stem cell treatment cost. How much is the price tag? Empowered with information patients can start thinking like consumers and look out for their own […] The post Stem cell treatment poll results: how repeat shots boost costs appeared first on The...

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Some stem cell good news, stuff for debate, & cool pubs

Sometimes we could all use a jolt of good news and cool science. Those of us in the stem cell field probably get tired at times of all the bad-ish, even if important news (like this from Michael Hiltzik of […] The post Some stem cell good news, stuff for debate, & cool pubs appeared first on The...

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Stemgenex clinic mulled campaign against critic websites including CIRM per court docs

New court documents indicate that the stem cell clinic Stemgenex was contemplating paying nearly $20K to try to get certain webpages that were critical of the company taken down. The documents include internal company emails that are part of the lawsuit against the […] The post Stemgenex clinic mulled campaign against critic websites including CIRM per court docs appeared first on The...

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