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HOW WE WILL WIN: Parkinson’s People Know How To Fight

I have always believed that people with Parkinson’s disease are the toughest advocacy fighters of them all—because their condition is progressive, which means it gets worse—and so, whether they have Parkinson’s themselves, or love someone who does, they will fight....

RALLY AROUND THE STEMCELL FLAG—for UC Davis’s Future Too!!

If you love UC Davis, and stem cell research too, now is the time to fight! The California stemcell program  provided major funding for  UC Davis—how much?   $143,156,678.00 One hundred forty-three million dollars in research funding, including $20 million to...

THE STANFORD/CIRM STEM CELL CONNECTION—to be Continued?

THE STANFORD/CIRM STEM CELL CONNECTION—to be Continued?

Stanford University: it is huge, and useful. Probably no medical institution in the world has produced more advanced stem cell research, treatments and therapies. Add that strength to the power of  the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM), and you...

HOW MUCH DID THE CALIFORNIA STEM CELL PROGRAM HELP YOUR COLLEGE?

HOW MUCH DID THE CALIFORNIA STEM CELL PROGRAM HELP YOUR COLLEGE?

In 2004, California voters said “YES!” to stem cell research-- which had been blocked by Republican President George W. Bush. Bob Klein, father of a diabetic son, organized and led Proposition 71, the $3 billion dollar citizens’ initiative to fund stem cell research....

THE DARKNESS, THE LIGHT, AND THE CALIFORNIA STEM CELL PROGRAM

THE DARKNESS, THE LIGHT, AND THE CALIFORNIA STEM CELL PROGRAM

This is the worst time of our lives. A few feet from me, Gloria, beloved wife of fifty years, is dying of cancer. We do not know how many days she has left. I just got her up and helped her to the bathroom, and though it was a very short walk, she could almost not...

ROMAN REED FOR ASSEMBLYMAN!

ROMAN REED FOR ASSEMBLYMAN!

By Don C. Reed Note: I am proud to be a part of the group AMERICANS FOR CURES—but this essay has nothing to do with that fine association. It is strictly me on my own, talking about my son, Roman Reed, who is running for California State Assemblyman, in District 25. I...

BART, CIRM, and the Crime of Doing– Nothing?

By Don C. Reed The lawbooks are filled with active malfeasance, crimes and penalties for doing bad. But there are very few punishments for avoiding doing good.  If a billionaire drives past a homeless person, and turns away, too bored or busy to share a buck, he/she...

Don Reed's NEW BOOK - - "REVOLUTIONARY THERAPIES!"

How the California Stem Cell Program Saved Lives, Eased Suffering -
and Changed the Face of Medicine Forever

By Don C. Reed, World Scientific Publishing, March 20th, 2020

Chronic diseasethreatens the world.
In America alone, more than 100 million children and adults suffer chronic (long-lasting or incurable) diseases. These are not empty statistics, but people we know, members of your family and mine...

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