David Jensen

Writing from the perspective of more than three decades in the news business, Jensen brings a background in business and government to bear on the $3 billion California stem cell agency. Now retired, his career included a 10-year stint as executive business editor of The Sacramento Bee, legislative coverage for United Press International and two years as a press aide to Gov. Jerry Brown during his first term in office. Jensen has covered the stem cell agency since its inception from his sailboat/home located south of the border with visits to California from time to time.

Web Site: http://californiastemcellreport.blogspot.com/

Today’s California Stem Cell Meeting Concludes

Oct 23, 2014

Directors of the California stem cell agency adjourned their meeting at 1:07 p.m. PDT today.

More than $9 Million Approved for California Stem Cell Training Programs

Oct 23, 2014

Directors of the California stem cell agency today approved $9 million to continue its state and community college training program after supporters  hailed it as “truly transformative” and a valuable addition to the research field.

The agency extended the effort for one year, which has cost the state $51 million already. The college program

$34 Million Stem Cell Effort: California Kicks Off Its Alpha Clinic Global Leadership Plan

Oct 23, 2014

Directors of the California stem cell today launched a $34 million effort to create a string of Alpha stem cell clinics intended to make the Golden State the leading spot globally for stem treatments and research.

The winners of $8 million grants each were the City of Hopein Duarte, Ca.; the University of California, San...

Alpha Clinic Applications Now Being Considered by California Stem Cell Agency

Oct 23, 2014

The Alpha clinic awards are now coming up at today's meeting of the governing board of the California stem cell agency.Earlier today, Randy Mills, the new president of the agency, outlined in more detail his plan to speed up the grant award process beg...

Directors of the California Stem Cell Begin Los Angeles Meeting

Oct 23, 2014

The governing board of the California stem cell agency opened its meeting this morning at 11:08 a.m. PDT with a report from chairman J.T. Thomas. We will carry stories as warranted.

Upcoming: Live Coverage on Alpha Stem Cell Clinics, Training at State Colleges

Oct 23, 2014

From California's new Alpha clinics to threatened training programs, catch it all today with updates from the meeting of the governing board of the $3 billion California stem cell agency. The California Stem Cell Report will be monitoring the sess...

California’s Alpha Stem Cell Clinic Plan Hits Budget Buzz Saw

Oct 22, 2014

The $3 billion California stem cell agency today put the squeeze on applicants in its ambitious Alpha stem cell clinic round, which is aimed at helping to make the Golden State a global leader in stem cell treatment and research.

The action came as one rejected applicant, UC Davis, publicly appealed to the agency’s...

California’s $40 Million Alpha Clinic Round: Appeals Filed by Two Rejected Applicants

Oct 21, 2014

Two of the three rejected applicants in California’s $40 million-plus Alpha Stem Cell Clinic competition are seeking to overturn the decisions, but none of the cases is expected to be made public.

The appeals are being considered behind closed doors by the staff of the $3 billion state stem cell agency, which will make...

California Stem Cells, College Football and Success

Oct 19, 2014

The $3 billion California stem cell agency this week will deal with the sort of odds that often figure in the financial fate of college football players.

The issue at hand involves education, helping young people and setting priorities. Should the Golden State’s stem cell effort train a few hundred college students at $65,000 a...

No Appeals Filed Yet in California’s $44 Million Alpha Stem Cell Clinic Round

Oct 15, 2014

None of the rejected California universities seeking multimillion dollar grants to join the Golden State’s new, ambitious network of Alpha Stem Cell Clinics has yet filed an appeal of the decisions, the state stem cell agency said today.

That word comes from Don Gibbons, a spokesman for the $3 billion enterprise. In response to...

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