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Legislation that would place a $350 million bond proposal for stem-cell research on the ballot in November was approved by a New Jersey Senate panel yesterday positioning the bill for a vote by the full house during the lame-duck legislative session. The bill would boost the state's funding for labs for stem-cell and other biomedical research and allow for $50 million for a biomedical center to be established at NJIT. Donald H. Sebastian, PhD, senior vice president of research and development, and Robert A. Altenkirch, PhD, president, spoke yesterday on behalf of the expenditure. >>
NJIT President Robert A. Altenkirch will discuss the recent stem cell research initiative on NJN News tonight. The interview will air at 6 p.m., 7:30 p.m. and 11 p.m. >>
NJIT hosted a “Get Up, Stand Up!” rally on Oct. 26 in support of stem cell research awareness through a global research and education alliance. Along with NJIT, supporting institutions include the Center for Applied Genomics of the Public Health Research Institute, New Jersey Medical School-UMDNJ, Coriell Institute for Medical Research and the New Jersey Stem Cell Research & Education Foundation. >>
Treena Arinzeh, PhD, an adult stem cell researcher and Presidential Award winner from NJIT, is among an elite group of 88 young engineers attending the National Academy of Engineering's Frontiers of Engineering symposium, held Sept. 22-24 at the General Electric Global Research Center in Niskayuna, N.Y. >>
Treena Arinzeh, PhD, assistant professor of biomedical engineering at NJIT, is researching the use of stem cells to induce bone repair. One day soon, as a result of her research, patients could be treated with off-the-shelf stem-cell therapies instead of drugs. Arinzeh has pushed the basic science of stem cells forward and, with her latest research on bone repair, is taking it yet another step >>