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Stem Cell Research Is About More Than...

by: Mitra Hooshmand, Americans for Cures In October, people across California celebrated #StemCellMonth, highlighting all the amazing progress made by stem cell research in the last year. But more than just the great leaps forward in science, we celebrated the lives we can change. A few of patient activists created this short video to share […]

Culturing a Stem Cell Community: Acce...

In an age of clickbait and fake news, there is no question that stem cell outreach and education are critical to stem cell advocacy and the overall progress of the field. Quality outreach initiatives and education dispel misconceptions, clarify science, and enable the public to grasp the potential of stem cell research. However, there are […]

World Cerebral Palsy Day: October 6, ...

World Cerebral Palsy Day: October 6, 2017 Join the Student Society for Stem Cell Research in supporting World Cerebral Palsy Day on October 6, 2017 by visiting https://worldcpday.org to learn more. What is Cerebral Palsy? Cerebral Palsy is the most common form of childhood movement disorder. Symptoms include include poor coordination, weak or stiff muscles, […]

March for Science | California &...

March for Science | California & Toronto

March for Science | April 22 | Los Angeles, Sacramento, San Diego, and San Francisco & Toronto. SSSCR is excited to join forces on the March with Americans for Cures! We think it makes GREAT sense and will allow for maximum fun! There will be┬át-shirts and sign-making materials at the meet-up locations. Let’s join together […]

Laurel Barchas Asks Tough Question on...

The Critical Role of Patient Advocates in Accelerating Stem Cell Cures [Excerpt] When the session was opened up to questions, the atmosphere in the room turned electric. Patients and scientists stood up to tell their stories and asked hard questions. One question came from Laurel Barchas, one of the founders of the Student Society for Stem […]