NYSCF Press Releases
The New York Stem Cell Foundation (NYSCF) today named seven of the nation’s most promising young scientists as its 2011 class of NYSCF – Robertson Investigators.  Each of the NYSCF Investigators will receive $1.5 million over the next five years to expand their own laboratories, train other scientists and foster…
As reported on October 5th in Nature, for the first time scientists have derived embryonic stem cells from individual patients by adding the nuclei of adult skin cells from patients with type 1 diabetes to unfertilized donor oocytes. A team of scientists led by Dieter Egli and Scott Noggle at…
National and international leaders in translational stem cell research will present their latest research findings on how advances in stem cell science will eventually lead to better treatments for persons suffering from debilitating chronic diseases and injuries at The New York Stem Cell Foundation’s (NYSCF) Sixth Annual Translational Stem Cell…
The New York Stem Cell Foundation has received a half million dollar gift from the Golub family to launch the NYSCF - Golub Stem Cell Initiative for Parkinson's Disease. The initiative permits researchers in the NYSCF Laboratory to use a novel approach to understand Parkinson's disease that includes the creation…
In its ongoing efforts to cultivate the next generation of innovative scientific researchers, The New York Stem Cell Foundation (NYSCF) announced details and the RFA for the new NYSCF – Robertson Neuroscience Investigator Awards as well as the RFA for the second year of NYSCF – Robertson Stem Cell Investigator…
The New York Stem Cell Foundation announced the appointment of seven new NYSCF-Druckenmiller Fellows, who are conducting groundbreaking research in the stem cell field. The postdoctoral scientists join 25 accomplished stem cell researchers from leading institutions who have been supported by the program since 2006. To date, NYSCF has awarded…
NYSCF – Robertson Investigator Dr. Marius Wernig and colleagues successfully converted skin cells of humans into functional neurons.   These neurons will allow researchers to study neural diseases with the ultimate goal of developing more effective treatments and cures. Read more 
Dr. Derrick Rossi, NYSCF - Robertson Investigator and Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School, was named in Time Magazine's People Who Mattered in 2010.   Read the Time Magazine ArticleRead the NYSCF Press Release
The New York Stem Cell Foundation announced the inaugural class of Investigators.  Each of the NYSCF-Robertson and NYSCF-Helmsley Investigators will receive up to $1.5 million over the next five years to expand their own laboratories, train other scientists and foster innovative high-risk/high reward research to explore the therapeutic potential of…
The New York Stem Cell Foundation and The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine have laid the foundation for a stem cell research collaboration in a joint effort to cure many debillitating diseases. NYSCF Press Release » CIRM Press Release »
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