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  1. Stem Cell Eye Cells Tested in Mice

    by Shaun McGarry, Vice Chairman on 24th July 2013 12:28 pm
    Sections: Health,Medical,News,Research,Science,Technology
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    = = = MIT Technology Review = = = Stem Cell Eye Cells Tested in Mice by Susan Young July 22, 2013 http://www.technologyreview.com/view/517376/stem-cell-eye-cells-tested-in-mice Scientists in the UK have produced rod-like photoreceptors from embryonic stem cells, and successfully transplanted them into the retinas of mice. The work suggests that embryonic stem cells could perhaps one day [...]


  2. Stem Cells Cruises towards Clinical Trials in Japan

    by Shaun McGarry, Vice Chairman on 2nd March 2013 1:27 pm
    Sections: Medical,News,Research,Science
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    This medical news, reported in Nature last week (27th February 2013), is hoping to start real clinical trials in 6 patients who have severe age-related macular degeneration, a common cause of blindness that affects at least 1% of people. They are taking some adult stem cells, reprogramming them into retina cells and injecting them into [...]


  3. Mystery Shopping Project – Public Transport

    by Shaun McGarry, Vice Chairman on 6th August 2012 11:43 am
    Sections: NCoDP,News,Research
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    MYSTERY SHOPPING PROJECT Background The Disability Equality Project was commissioned in 2011 by the Community Cohesion Strategic Group, and was delivered by the Norfolk Coalition of Disabled People (NCODP) and Norfolk County Council, on behalf of Community Cohesion network steering Group. The Project aimed to enable disabled residents to work with Public Bodies, to identify [...]