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NeoStem Stock Price Falls 22 Percent as It Seeks to Match California Stem Cell Grant

NeoStem Stock Price Falls 22 Percent as It Seeks to Match California Stem Cell Grant

NeoStem, Inc., has had a wild financial ride this past week with its stock price soaring and then plummeting in the wake of a nearly $18 million award last Thursday from the California stem cell agency.


The share price of the New York firm dropped 22 percent today after it announced that it was...

California Stem Cell Report
$15 Million for Calimmune and California Stem Cell HIV Trial

Calimmune, Inc., which has received $8.3 million from the California stem cell agency, today announced it has rustled up another $15 million to help out with the work that the agency is backing.


Calimmune of Tucson, Ariz., was co-founded by a former agency board member and Nobel Prize winner David Baltimore. It is currently engaged...

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Cedars-Sinai Researcher Snags $5 Million for Stem Cell Eye Research

Cedars-Sinai Researcher Snags $5 Million for Stem Cell Eye Research

Another winner in last week's California stem cell awards was scientist Shaomei Wang of Cedars-Sinai, who will receive nearly $5 million for her work to find a treatment for retinitis pigmentosa. Shaomei Wang, Cedars photoThe board last Thurs...

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Texas Scientist to Lead Melanoma Study Backed by $18 Million from California

NeoStem, Inc., yes­­­terday announced that University of Texas researcher Merrick Rosswill lead the skin cancer clinical trial that California has backed with nearly$18 million.


Ross is a professor of surgery and chief of the Melanoma Section, Department of Surgical Oncology at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Ross also has a...

California Stem Cell Report
NeoStem Sees Whopping Jump in Stock Price on $18 Million Backing from California

NeoStem Sees Whopping Jump in Stock Price on $18 Million Backing from California

A graphic depiction of trading on NeoStem stock last week.
Google chart
The stock price of NeoStem, Inc., shot up 28 percent in one day last week after the California stem cell agency approved a nearly $18 million grant to the firm for a potential therapy that “teaches the...

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UC Davis Stem Cell Program Cited in Sacramento Bee

UC Davis Stem Cell Program Cited in Sacramento Bee

Here is one of the photos run by The Bee today with a story
about the UC Davis stem cell program.
The Sacramento Bee today published an article on the rise of UC Davis as a major stem cell research center, largely with a $130 million assist from...

California Stem Cell Report
CIRM Directors Coverage Delayed

Today's meeting of the directors of the $3 billion California stem cell agency will not be covered live by the California Stem Cell Report. Look for a reprise of the session in the coming weeks.

California Stem Cell Report
NeoStem Up For $18 Million Melanoma Award from California

California's stem cell agency is expected to make an $18 million bet this week on a treatment by NeoStem, Inc., for a skin cancer that kills 10,000 persons a year in the United States alone. Up for approval on Thursday is the company's application for ...

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California Stem Cell Audit: Praise for Mills but More Work Needed on IP, Conflicts of Interest

The California stem cell agency this week received good marks for changes made by its new president, but it is also being told that it needs to improve how it tracks potential royalties and how it prevents grant reviewer conflicts of interest.A "perfor...

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Five Public Sites Set for Thursday’s Board Meeting of the California Stem Cell Agency

For those who want to participate in this Thursday's meeting of the governing board of the California stem cell agency, five public locations are available.The actual meeting will be in Berkeley beginning at 9 a.m. PDT. Oher public locations will be in...

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