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Blog Post
1/23/2013
By John M. Simpson
It looks like the message is finally getting through to California's stem cell agency board.  The board has a fundamental conflict of interest -- 13 permanent slots are for representatives of the very institutions that receive 90 percent of the funding. Consumer Watchdog has been pointing out this flaw since the passage of Proposition 71...
News Release
12/6/2012
CONTACT John M. Simpson
SANTA MONICA, CA – Consumer Watchdog Thursday welcomed a report from the prestigious Institute of Medicine (IOM) calling for sweeping reforms in governance at California’s stem cell agency and an end to the board’s built-in conflicts of interest.   The report said that “far too many board members represent...