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Regenerative medicine identified as a key area for UK growth

November 9, 2012 by

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George Osborne spoke at the Royal Society today of eight key science areas that will drive the UK economy and his commitment to science funding into the future.

Lords launch inquiry into regenerative medicine

July 31, 2012 by

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A new inquiry into regenerative medicine has been launched by the Lords Science and Technology Select Committee.

How can changes to regulation help drug development?

April 12, 2012 by

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We have just responded to the red tape challenge with our thoughts on the challenges of regulating clinical trials of new medicines

More discussion about impact of ban on patenting embryo stem cells

October 28, 2011 by

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Yesterday David Willetts confirmed the UK government is exploring the impact of the new EU ban on patenting of embryo stem cells and that they will continue funding research using embryo stem cells. Background The European Court of Justice made a decision on 18 October which effectively bans the patenting of scientific techniques involving embryonic stem […]

What are the government doing to look at the impact of this ban on patenting embryo stem cells?

October 25, 2011 by

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Graham Stringer is planning to ask Vince Cable what he is doing to look at the impact of Europe’s decision last week to ban the patenting of embryo stem cells (check out my previous blog for background on the ban) when he comes into parliament for Business, Innovation and Skills questions on Thursday. Graham has […]

What does this decision to ban patenting of embryo stem cells mean?

October 19, 2011 by

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The European Court of Justice made a decision yesterday which effectively bans the patenting of scientific techniques involving embryonic stem cells, even if the technique itself does not directly destroy an embryo but at some stage in the process has involved the use of an embryo. This has no effect on us doing research using […]

What do we need to do to support stem cell research in the UK?

July 18, 2011 by

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The government have published a plan of action to support stem cell research in the UK Taking Stock of Regenerative Medicine in the United Kingdom. It identifies ten actions the government will take now to support regenerative medicine in the UK, including working with partners including charities to develop creative funding mechanisms to support UK […]