stem cell

China’s Nobel Winners, Past and Possible

With the announcement this week of the 2012 Nobel Prizes, the BBC’s Damian Grammaticas revisits the situation of imprisoned 2010 Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo and his wife, Liu Xia. Liu Xia remains under strict house...

China Halts Unapproved Stem Cell Treatments

As the industry for stem cell research grows, the Health Ministry has shut down unapproved stem cell treatments. The ministry is attempting to regulate the industry through this order and a year-long campaign against...

China Looks to Expand Stake in Stem Cell Technology

China has plans to build a 20,000 square meter stem cell research base in Jiangsu Province. From Reuters: China will build Asia’s biggest base to develop uses for stem cell medical technology, which the health minister...

The Stem Cell Blogs of China – Andrew Leonard

Americans go to Shenzhen to seek experimental stem cell therapy, from Salon’s “How the World Works”: Reading the blog postings of patients who have undergone experimental stem cell therapy in China, I found myself recalling the “black clinics” of Chiba city dreamed up by William Gibson in his breakthrough novel “Neuromancer.” In Japan, he’d known […]

Blinding Science: China’s Race to Innovate – Bruce Einhorn

From BusinessWeek (link) Looking for the cutting edge of stem cell science? Instead of Stanford or Cambridge or Singapore, consider Shenzhen. That’s where Chinese entrepreneur Sean Hu has set up one of the most radical businesses in the field. Hu is chairman of Beike Biotech, a joint venture involving the Shenzhen government, Peking University, and […]

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