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Benefit #50 (of 71) of the California Stem Cell Program: FIGHTING PERIPHERAL NEUROPATHY

By |2019-10-31T14:29:23+00:00October 3rd, 2018|

Other than being spectacularly flat, my feet gave me no trouble for my first 72 years. True, when I stepped out of water, the tracks my feet left would be completely filled in — no arch. And the noise of my footfalls was “flop flop flop!”, like walking in swimfins. I was even told, when

FIGHTING BOWEL DISEASE: Benefit # 48 of the California Stem Cell Program

By |2019-10-31T14:29:31+00:00October 3rd, 2018|

No one can fully understand another person’s pain. Before my son’s accident, I thought people in a wheelchair just sat down a lot. I had no idea of the endless quiet agonies and frustrations they endure. But at least people notice the wheelchair — what if a person looked utterly healthy, young, slender, beautiful —

Benefit # 47 (of 71) of the California Stem Cell Research Program: JOBS AND NEW MONEY

By |2019-10-31T14:29:18+00:00October 3rd, 2018|

Imagine a government program that attracts money, instead of just spending it… The California stem cell program does exactly that. Technically titled the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) the program has spent approximately $2.6 billion since its beginning. But from other sources, the program has brought in $1.9 billion — and more is almost certainly