Irish Stem Cell Foundation Articles SpeckCMS en 1440 Tue, 23 Oct 2018 05:11:39 Medical Independent: Stemming the tide of dementia 3186D18E-8422-4064-927094912FD97F33 Dr Rick Livesey once wondered how to 'build' a brain that might help shed light on neurodevelopmental disorders, so he and his team went ahead and built one in his lab at the University of Cambridge, UK. Today, he is leading a quiet revolution in the study of Alzheimer's and other diseases. Thu, 31 Mar 2016 15:20:52 Medical Independent: The stem cell revolution 208E2167-96A3-8FBB-CA7E3551A10FB1DA Despite advances in some stem cell treatments, others are not progressing as we are often led to believe and Ireland is behind the curve on creating an environment conducive to research, Bette Browne reports. Thu, 28 Feb 2013 11:33:04 Irish Independent: Stem-cell therapy scams 'preying on the vulnerable' B063EF08-9292-766E-535EA6C4C4B8FCDC THE promise of stem-cell therapy remains a beacon for many people with a range of diseases - but too many Irish patients are falling victim to scams. Dr Stephen Sullivan, who is chief scientific officer at the Irish Stem Cell Foundation, said that while there are many trials under way, the reality is that at present there are only nine safe and effective treatments for human illnesses using stem cells. Wed, 06 Feb 2013 16:54:40 Irish Examiner: Loss of Independent Adviser raises fears for Irish Scientific & Medical Research 4E57FC32-E71F-7FA6-2A2E69E4FD931470 Some 18 medical research charities have weighed into the controversy surrounding the Government's decision to appoint as its chief scientific advisor the man who also heads up its science funding agency. Fri, 18 Jan 2013 16:06:59 Medical Independent: The Appliance of Science 93BB5759-CE14-7B18-2C43FA06A376B17E With Ireland taking over the presidency of the EU, Irish scientists are expressing concern with the current approach Thu, 13 Dec 2012 10:15:24 Irish Examiner: Political expediency, not austerity, caused Ireland to lose its independent Scientific Adviser 4CE3D8FF-0E04-80E9-5C74AA271C738F62 The Irish Examiner details how the Irish Government's decision to abolish the independent Chief Scientific Adviser is not about austerity, it is about political expediency, and will do no good service for Irish Science. Thu, 29 Nov 2012 16:09:50 RTE News: 'Huge and obvious conflict of interest' as Chief Sciencific Adviser Office Shut 9EC57BBF-04AC-E4A9-B12B9B807BB24416 Government to shut office of Chief Scientific Adviser, Irish Stem Cell Foundation cites 'huge and obvious conflict of interest' Fri, 26 Oct 2012 21:44:12 RTE News: Government urged on stem cell legislation 42164658-DEE3-4AB8-F6B840DBE1C1E4E6 As the Nobel prize for medicine goes to two stem cell researchers from Japan and the UK, the Irish Stem Cell Foundation has called on the Government introduce legislation to govern stem cell research in Ireland. Mon, 08 Oct 2012 21:44:33 The Lancet: Foundation highlights the importance of an integrated European approach on stem cells 8B4BC8F3-FA5E-4830-85811CEED0C31686 EU funding is important for cementing collaborations, and enhancing the field for individual countries. "Stem cells are a platform technology, which feed into many ancillary areas, for example, neuroscience or drug screening. Europe needs a united front to ensure informed policy development and maintenance of funding for all types of stem cell research. Mon, 03 Sep 2012 09:56:04 Irish Examiner: Research on stem cell treatment for autism welcomed 500682AD-C1A1-E4D6-768DC68BF0474FD3 Irish Examiner 22/08/12 The launch of research to test use of stem cells to treat autistic children has been welcomed by the Irish Stem Cell Foundation. Wed, 22 Aug 2012 21:43:58