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On a pure business decision, Geron Inc. has decided to not enroll further patients in its ground-breaking stem cells for spinal cord injury human trials. What does this mean?
by diverdonreed
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Nov 15, 2011 at 03:00 AM PST with 2 Recommends
Our government’s bipolar response to medical marijuana is enough to drive anyone crazy. Yes, we will crack down on dispensaries and growers. No, we won’t go after users. Smoking or Medical ...
by notdarkyet
Comment Count 68 comments on Wed Jul 13, 2011 at 10:30 AM PDT with 38 Recommends
Could California become the spinal cord injury research center of the world? Would that be important?
by diverdonreed
Comment Count 3 comments on Wed May 25, 2011 at 03:02 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
Sometimes, even the most impossible of odds can be overcome, and triumph found.
by diverdonreed
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri May 20, 2011 at 02:45 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
Sometimes the greatest changes in life come down to a single word: like "yes" or "no". For millions of paralyzed Americans, that yes or no may have come in a vote yesterday...
by diverdonreed
Comment Count 2 comments on Wed Apr 27, 2011 at 07:40 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
This Tuesday morning in California, April 26th, 2011, seven men and women in Sacramento will decide the future of spinal cord injury research for cure. The families of more than five million ...
by diverdonreed
Comment Count 3 comments on Sun Apr 24, 2011 at 05:12 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
For more than ten years, one small but effective government program has united Republicans and Democrats. The Roman Reed Spinal Cord Injury Research Act of 1999 was twice renewed with nearly ...
by diverdonreed
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Apr 07, 2011 at 10:40 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
The Family Research Council is perhaps the most powerful lobbying arm of the Religious Right in America today. They are trying to defeat California's Assembly Bill 190 (Wieckowski, D-Fremont), which ...
by diverdonreed
Comment Count 37 comments on Wed Apr 06, 2011 at 04:17 AM PDT with 126 Recommends
If by working one hour-- just one hour-- you could raise eleven million dollars a year for research to cure paralysis, would you do it? If your answer is yes, read below.
by diverdonreed
Comment Count 1 comments on Mon Apr 04, 2011 at 03:36 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
Before Roman's van crashed, he was having a great day....
by diverdonreed
Comment Count 1 comments on Tue Mar 29, 2011 at 11:29 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
What if, for five minutes' work, you could change the lives of millions of paralyzed people? A crucial hearing will decide, this April 5th, whether to support research to cure paralysis-- at no ...
by diverdonreed
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri Mar 25, 2011 at 11:48 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
A proposed new law in California--AB 190 (Wieckowski, D-Fremont-- offers a new way to fund the fight against spinal cord injury paralysis and all related neurological horrors.
by diverdonreed
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Jan 27, 2011 at 03:54 AM PST with 10 Recommends
To the 58% of Republicans and the 70% of Independents who support embryonic stem cell research, I urge you to be careful with your vote,
by diverdonreed
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon Nov 01, 2010 at 07:24 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
I've heard it said many times over the years that if ...
by FrankFrink
Comment Count 4 comments on Mon Apr 07, 2008 at 04:18 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
The Attribution of Miracles The US Senate has returned from their winter recess. Next week, the NFL’s trudge through the bitter cold of Green Bay culminates with their Super Bowl in balmy ...
by jesmith2
Comment Count 1 comments on Sun Jan 27, 2008 at 09:39 AM PST with 4 Recommends
White House reactions to recent developments in stem cell science and Iraq shroud themselves in a fog of political discourse. Pundits busily cut pieces to fit the bizarre picture puzzle of what ...
by jesmith2
Comment Count 0 comments on Sun Nov 25, 2007 at 07:22 AM PST with 3 Recommends
Hope Floats The Christopher and Dana Reeve Paralysis Act will be five years old on ...
by jesmith2
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Sep 25, 2007 at 06:25 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
The Politics of Hope Three weeks ago, on June 20th, the politics of hope clashed with the politics of fear and lost. For those who dare to dream, President Bush’s recent veto of embryonic ...
by jesmith2
Comment Count 1 comments on Wed Jul 11, 2007 at 07:23 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
The commutation of Scooter Libby’s prison sentence surfaces, like the Creature from the Black Lagoon, from the mire of neocon collusion. With this outrage, our president continues to plumb the ...
by jesmith2
Comment Count 6 comments on Sun Jul 08, 2007 at 12:38 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
Hey Kosters! Remember when I told you a while back that a bunch of wheelchair people were going to go to DC for a rally and to lobby our esteemed congress members?
by 2kate2
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed May 30, 2007 at 08:05 AM PDT with 5 Recommends