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Faculty UCI neurobiologist Leslie M. Thompson

Promoting global stem cell research awareness

The international scientific community has declared Wednesday, Oct. 6, Stem Cell Awareness Day to celebrate both the advances already made in that area of research and the promise it holds for the future. As a nationally recognized leader in the field, UC Irvine will commemorate the day with two events.

Biological Sciences Tom Lane

Could stem cells reverse MS?

Biologist Tom Lane and a team of UCI researchers are leading an effort to determine whether a stem-cell-based treatment can repair neurological damage caused by multiple sclerosis.