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Inspiring the next generation of stem cell scientists

“The technological breakthroughs that will be happening over the next few years – it’s your generation of scientists that will make this happen.”

Dr. John Zaia, the Director of City of Hope’s Center for Gene Therapy, directed these words to a group of 55 talented high school students attending the 2017 CIRM SPARK meeting.

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Stem Cell Research

City of Hope Dinner Honors Coran Capshaw, Establishes Memorial Fund for Late Agent Chip Hooper

The annual City of Hope “Spirit of Life” Award dinner is the music industry’s version of a bar mitzvah for a noble cause, and this year’s event, honoring Red Light Management founder Coran Capshaw, at the Barker Hangar at Santa Monica Airport, was no different. 536 more words


The Outcome

I’d like to start off AGAIN for thanking all of you.. but this time for sticking with me three days in a row and listening to my husbands story.   1,293 more words

The Recovery

Everything leading up to this phase was the easy part. The conditioning chemo was tolerable. The transplant itself was much better this time around than it was the first time. 954 more words

The Transplant

First and foremost, I would like to thank everyone for your love, support and prayers throughout every phase of this journey. Joey is such an amazing man and the quality of his character speaks volume in the support he receives. 576 more words

The Alpha Stem Cell Clinics: Innovation for Breakthrough Stem Cell Treatments

During this third week of the Month of CIRM, we are focusing on CIRM’s Infrastructure programs which are all focused on helping to accelerate stem cell treatments to patients with unmet medical needs. 679 more words

Clinical Trials

A Prayer for AJ...and all the others.

I prayed last night.
That may not seem like a big deal to you, but for me it is positively out of character. I am no longer an observant Jew. 1,172 more words