Outreach

What are stem cells in Arabic: ماهي الخلايا الجذعية؟

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This post in Arabic on “خلايا جذعية”  entitled”ماهي الخلايا الجذعية؟” has been updated in 2020, and is part of our SCOPE stem cells not lost in translation project. You can learn more about the educational outreach project and read the other 33 languages there at that link. ماهي الخلايا الجذعية؟ يتكون جسم الإنسان من العديد …

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SCOPE 2017: learn about stem cells in your own language

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I’ve been working on a stem cells in many languages outreach program I call the Knoepfler Lab Stem Cell Outreach Program for Education (SCOPE). The idea behind SCOPE is to make available on the Internet a basic page of facts about stem cells in as many languages as possible. Our motto could be articulated as “Stem …

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Ask Me Anything on Stem Cells: Join me on Monday for Reddit AMA

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For stem cell educational outreach I did a Reddit “Ask Me Anything” or Reddit AMA about 5-6 months ago on stem cells and the response was great. There were so many wonderful questions and comments. I only wished I could have gotten to all of them. In total there were more than 1,100 comments. Yeah, …

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World Stem Cell Summit Day 2: scientists just stick to facts?

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Today I was part of a panel discussion on social media for the stem cell cause at the World Stem Cell Summit. My fellow World Stem Cell Summit panel speakers John Hlinko, Amy Adams, and Don Reed all did a great job. Something that one of speakers said in the session that ended right before …

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My Cancer: how I became an advocate too

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There is a kind of invisible cultural wall between patients such as cancer patients and biomedical scientists like me, but this wall does not have to exist and indeed it is a negative wall as patients, scientists, doctors, agencies, and advocates can achieve far more together than apart. But the wall is surprisingly strong. Last …

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