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November 2006

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September 2006

  • Frogs study may aid diabetes cure - Scientists are a step closer to developing a cure for diabetes after studying the embryos of frogs. Research has found that a protein discovered in the African clawed frog can be used to help stem cells grow into new pancreatic cells for sufferers.  09/11/2006
  • Frog research team makes diabetes leap - SCOTTISH scientists have made a breakthrough towards developing stem cell treatments for diabetes after carrying out research on an African frog.  09/10/2006
  • Human tests of diabetes procedure put on hold - Two Canadian patients have undergone an experimental transplant of pig cells to treat their diabetes. But authorities have asked the doctor to stop.  09/06/2006

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November 2005 - November is National Diabetes Month

Chancellor's statement regarding Governor's veto of AB 499 - Gov. Jim Doyle's veto Thursday (Nov. 3) of Assembly Bill 499 was an important step to preserve Wisconsin's leadership in the burgeoning field of embryonic stem cell research. The bill would have criminalized a promising form of biomedical research.  11/04/2005

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October 2005

  • New Stem Cell Techniques Spare Embryos - Two teams of researchers working needn’t announced that they discovered ways to create embryonic stem cells without destroying embryos; a development that scientists believe may make the field more politically and ethically acceptable.  10/17/2005
  • New stem cell techniques avoid ethical concerns - “Science EditorUS scientists have developed two new ways of generating embryonic stem cells, designed to avoid some of the ethical objections to current methods that involve destroying "potential human life".   The journal Nature published papers on both techniques in its online edition on Sunday. They work well in mice and the researchers believe they could be applied to human stem cells.  The more positive technique comes from Advanced Cell Technology (ACT), a  Massachusetts biotechnology company, ….  10/17/2005
  • WiCell receives $16 million NIH grant to create national stem cell bankThe WiCell Research Institute has been selected by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to establish the federal government's first and only National Stem Cell Bank (NSCB), it was announced today at a news conference in Madison. 10/03/2005

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September 2005

  • Statement from Chancellor John Wiley on Assembly Bill 499 The failure of the Wisconsin State Senate to amend Assembly Bill 499, which effectively criminalizes a promising area of biomedical research, sends a frightening message to Wisconsin's research community. Scientists in many fields view this with alarm. 09/28/2005

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August 2005

  • $3.4 million directed to key MS study -  In an effort to develop new techniques to repair and protect the nervous system in multiple sclerosis patients, including the use of human stem cells, the National Multiple Sclerosis Society has awarded $3.4 million to a team of UW-Madison scientists.  08/10/2005

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April 2005

UW-Madison gains two new stem cell programs - Capitalizing on its across-the-board-strengths in stem cell research, UW-Madison will add two new stem cell programs to its portfolio.   04/26/2005

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