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March 23, 2017

Stem Cells Return to Earth After Excursion Into Space

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Abba Zubair, M.D., Ph.D., has always had out-of-this-world ambitions. As a child growing up in Nigeria, he dreamed of becoming an astronaut. But a school counselor brought those dreams back down to earth. “He said it may be a long time before Nigeria sends rockets and astronauts into space, so I should consider something more […]

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Tags: Center for Regenerative Medicine, Dr. Abba Zubair


July 8, 2014

Could stem cells be the answer to ALS?

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Seventy-five years ago, Lou Gehrig told New York Yankee fans that he’d been given a “bad break” but still considered himself “the luckiest man on the face of this earth” having had the chance to play ball for 17 years, enjoy the support of fans, and play next to and for some of baseball’s greats. […]

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Tags: ALS, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Center for Regenerative Medicine, Dr. Anthony Windebank, Dr. Nathan Staff, Lou Gehrig, research


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