Posted in    Aug 25th, 2010

Stemina CEO Responds to Stem Cell Ruling and Wisconsin State Journal Article

I wanted to take a minute to send you some accurate information about the facts as they relate to Stemina. Having worked on the legal and political aspects of this important technology since Dr. Thomson was the first to isolate hESC in 1998 at the University of Wisconsin while I served as General Counsel for the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF), my experience tells me that the ruling will be overturned. Already, appeals are being filed and I am confident that very quickly the preliminary injunction will be lifted so that federal funding can still be used on the approved lines – which Stemina uses exclusively – while things get sorted out in the courts and legislature.

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