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Texas Cures Education Foundation (TexasCures), a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization based in Austin, Texas, was founded for the purpose of advancing knowledge of the life-saving work that doctors and researchers perform every day on behalf of patients and their families. Texas Cures facilitates stem cell public education for the betterment of healthcare and the […]

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We believe that everyone must embrace and understand current and future applications of stem cell science and the emerging field of regenerative medicine in order to ensure innovative treatments are brought to market and made available to our families. Awareness and understanding of stem cell science, research and regenerative medicine are essential to protect hope […]

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Scientific discoveries and innovative technologies impact our lives every day.  New advancements hold great potential to benefit society and continue to provide hope for a better tomorrow.  Cure based research inspires the community and is a key component to better health care and disease prevention. Texans must understand, embrace and support the research efforts across […]

Updates…

Spotlight on Texas: Universities, clinical centres and research institutes are teaming up to improve clinical research and patient care.

 

October 7-9, 2014
La Jolla, California
Stem Cell Meeting on the Mesa

 

International Regenerative Medicine Community to Convene for 10th Anniversary Summit in Texas, December 2014

December 3-5, 2014
San Antonio, Texas
World Stem Cell Summit 2014

 

Texas Cures Past Events

 

 

 

 

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    Heart grown from stem cells

    Video: This is how a living, beating heart is grown from stem cells From science fiction to a real-life breakthrough, what’s happening right now in a Houston medical lab will change thousands of lives forever. Researchers are building new organs — hearts and kidneys — they hope will eventually be viable for transplants. Read More […]

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    Doctor, team build transplantable hearts

    Feb. 19, 2014: From science fiction to real-life breakthrough, what’s happening right now in a Houston medical lab will change thousands of lives forever. Dominique Sachse reports. via Doctor, team build transplantable hearts.    

  • Power of Hope

    Bernie was a courtroom attorney, and a cancer and Hurricane Andrew survivor. For fun, he owned a minor league basketball team and became commissioner of a pro-wrestling federation. A decade ago, he ignited a media firestorm when seeking a guardian for the alleged clone, “Baby Eve.” 18 months later, he found himself at the United […]

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    NIH names UTHealth Regional Stroke Center

    NIH names UTHealth as one of 25 regional stroke centers The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) has been named one of 25 regional stroke centers by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the only one in Texas. “That UTHealth is the only center with this designation in the state and […]

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    Texas Hosts World Summit

    San Antonio to Host 2014 World Stem Cell Summit International Regenerative Medicine Community to Convene for 10th Anniversary Summit in Texas, December 3–5, 2014. SAN ANTONIO, TX (Meltwater) September 18, 2013 — Genetics Policy Institute (GPI), the producer of the annual World Stem Cell Summit, is announcing today at BioMed SA’s 8th Annual Julio Palmaz […]

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    World Stem Cell Awareness Day 2013

    Wednesday, October 2, 2013 marks Stem Cell Awareness Day, which brings together organizations and individuals around the world working to ensure that we realize the benefits of one of the most promising fields of science in our time. The day is a unique global opportunity to foster greater understanding about stem cell research and the […]

  • Texas Commits to Cell and Organ Biotechnology

    HOUSTON – Gov. Rick Perry today announced a $3 million investment through the Texas Emerging Technology Fund (TETF) to create the Center for Cell and Organ Biotechnology in collaboration with the Texas Heart Institute (THI) and Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences. “This center represents another step toward making Texas the […]

  • How to build a heart

    With thousands of people in need of heart transplants, researchers are trying to grow new organs. Doris Taylor doesn’t take it as an insult when people call her Dr Frankenstein. “It was actually one of the bigger compliments I’ve gotten,” she says — an affirmation that her research is pushing the boundaries of the possible. […]

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    Save-the-Date…

            September 19-20, 2013 San Diego, California Cell Society 3rd Annual Clinical Meeting Program Details coming soon…

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    State-to-State

    Renowned Cardiologist, Dr. James T. Willerson Spotlights New Stem Cell Research To Repair Severe Heart Damage During  St. Louis Visit.   Dr. Willerson discussed findings from a recently released study that could pave the way for new stem cell therapies to treat patients with severe heart failure on May 24 event in St. Louis that […]

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    Texas Stem Cell Research

    October 19th, 2012 in Austin, Texas… Official Program Details & Registration

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    Texan Recognized

    DALLAS – April 2, 2012 – Dr. Eric N. Olson, chairman of molecular biology at UT Southwestern Medical Center, is the winner of the 2012 Steven C. Beering Award for outstanding advancements in biomedical or clinical science. Dr. Olson is known for his work at the interface of developmental biology and medicine that identified major […]

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    Community for Cures

    Supporting research that can positively impact the lives of millions of humans living today with disease and injury helps protect hope for advancing cures.  Texas Cures provides the public with current and relevant information about the lifesaving research conducted in Texas and beyond through educational events and unique awareness campaigns. We invite you to register […]

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    Stroke Leaders Unite

    Clinical Trails for Cell-Based Therapies in Stroke World Leaders Gather in Washington D.C. By Keri Kimler | December 10th, 2011 A stroke leaves a permanent gap in the brain that can destroy a person’s ability to speak and move normally. The good news? This may not have to be permanent in the not too distant […]

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    Uniting the pro-cures community.

      Scientific advancements in stem cell science and the biomedical research can lead to treatments and therapies for incurable diseases and medical conditions for which doctors have few or no effective options today.  In many different ways, stem cell research provides the keys to developing cures.  By illuminating the importance of this research, we strive […]

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