October 27, 2020

The Niche

Knoepfler lab stem cell blog

Weekend reads: ES cell research polls well, Gordie Howe, MS, IPS cells, and more

Here are some headlines & articles worth a look and some thought on stem cell and biomedical science more generally.Gallup Poll stem cells

Gallup finds in a new poll that 60% of Americans surveyed find human embryonic stem celsl research “largely acceptable”.

On the other hand human reproductive cloning is highly frowned upon, sandwiched in the “highly unacceptable category between suicide, polygamy, and infidelity. Notably, even cloning of animals was viewed pretty negatively.

Time Magazine’s piece Friday on Gordie Howe, who just passed away, and his controversial injection with stem cells.

This isn’t hype: Canadian doctors just reversed severe MS using stem cells from Vox. These kinds of “I’m not a….” statements are tricky to read.

Japan to begin transplants using donor iPS cells

Mitochondrial Dynamics Impacts Stem Cell Identity and Fate Decisions by Regulating a Nuclear Transcriptional Program from Cell Stem Cell.

EZH2 and HDAC9c regulate age-dependent mesenchymal stem cell differentiation into osteoblasts and adipocytes from Stem Cells.

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