Posts Tagged: BlueRock Therapeutics
Stem cell embroyo, mitosis under a microscope. (Photo: Andrii Vodolazhskyi. via Shutterstock)
California’s drive to produce a stem cell therapy is ratcheting up a notch with announcement of two new, global industry partners along with a plan to engage more companies and give them “direct access” to hundreds of millions of dollars in state-funded research.
A closeup of the hands of an elderly patient suffering from Parkinson's disease. (Photo: SpeedKingz, via Shutterstock)
A “new era” in the search for a cure for Parkinson’s disease was heralded this month in an article in a prominent scientific journal that explored research involving more than $52 million and an organization called GForce-PD. The news was accompanied by a cry for more support for Parkinson’s research from the $3 billion California stem cell agency, which has pumped $49 million in Parkinson’s studies over the last 13 years.