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Stem cell trials screening off to slow start

...halted when President George W. Bush put stronger restrictions on using embryonic stem cells, Fessler said.In 2010, Geron Corp. was granted the first permission by the Food and Drug Adminis tra tion to begin using embryonic stem cell-based therapy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-10-25/stem-cell-trials-screening-s
Researchers take step toward growing heart, other tissues

...ball game," and science is far from ready to attempt that, said Gearhart. Thomas Okarma, research vice president of Geron Corp., a drug research company, said his company hopes to use stem cells to regenerate failing tissues. "Because these...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/11/06/tec_243992.shtml
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As life expectancy rises, experts ponder implications

...so new, there is no agreed-upon definition of aging," said Calvin B. Harley, a biomedical researcher with the Geron Corp. in California. "Insights into the fundamental causes of aging and longevity at the molecular genetic level are very...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/05/27/tec_229642.shtml
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Researchers keep cells young with gene transfer

...released prematurely on Tuesday by a Washington aging research organization, causing a dramatic rise in the stock price of Geron Corp., a California biotech research company that collaborated with the Texas researchers and which holds rights to some...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/01/14/tec_220552.shtml
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Gene found for protein that is key to cancer's growth

...will enable drug companies to more rapidly test compounds that may inhibit telomerase. Ron Eastman, president of the Geron Corp., a California pharmaceutical company, said drug-makers will use the telomerase discovery to fine-tune the search...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/08/15/tec_213013.shtml
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Researcher makes paralyzed rats walk

...want toenails growing in the brain," he said. Meanwhile, Keirstead and his corporate sponsor - Menlo Park-based Geron Corp. - are designing the initial human experiments, which will test for safety and involve just a handful of volunteers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/12/18/liv_437468.shtml
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Researchers move toward growing heart, other tissues

...time we can start considering this as a source of cell or tissue types for transplant," Gearhart said. The stock of Geron Corp., the company that financed the research, more than doubled this morning to reach a 52-week high, climbing $10...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/11/07/tec_244084.shtml
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Living longer just a matter of time

...But it is only in the past year that scientists for Geron Corp. and at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical...understanding of the biology of cell aging," said Ron Eastman, Geron Corp. chief executive. But even some who acknowledge the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/08/06/ent_235208.shtml
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Atlanta patient in test of embryonic stem cells

NEW YORK --- Geron Corp. has begun testing an embryonic stem-cell treatment on a patient with spinal cord injuries, marking the first time such a medical...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2010-10-11/atlanta-patient-test-embry
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Is cell immortality a biological Pandora's Box?

MENLO PARK, Calif. -- In one laboratory hallway at Geron Corp., a San Francisco Bay Area biotech company, are photos of the scientists rafting down a river together and dancing at a Christmas...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/01/19/tec_220875.shtml
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