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Will White-Coat Waste Live On?


Friday March 2nd, 2018   •   Posted by K. Lloyd Billingsley at 9:53am PST   •   1 Comment

The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine, created by Proposition 71 in 2004, promised life-saving cures for Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and other diseases. The $3 billion state stem-cell agency also assured voters that royalties from these cures and therapies would generate more than $1 billion. As David Jensen of the California Stem Cell Report notes, no…
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Stem Cell Scam Still Redistributing Money


Friday September 29th, 2017   •   Posted by K. Lloyd Billingsley at 2:20am PDT   •   2 Comments

The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine is about to give $7.9 million to UC Davis, already the recipient of $131 million from CIRM, which David Jensen of the California Stem Cell Report describes as an “Oakland-based stem cell agency.” Near the end of his report, he helpfully notes CIRM was created by the 2004…
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More stem-cell rot


Friday May 31st, 2013   •   Posted by K. Lloyd Billingsley at 9:16am PDT   •   3 Comments

The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine, the state’s $3 billion stem-cell institute, continues to put on a clinic on how to redistribute money to politically connected insiders. A recent federal review by the Office of Medicine, a division of the National Academy of Sciences, found CIRM rife with cronyism and conflicts of interest. Almost…
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