September 22, 2020

The Niche

Knoepfler lab stem cell blog

transplant

4 min read

What really happens to cells after they a stem cell transplant into a patient? Once these cells, which have spent weeks in a lab environment, are injected into a person, what happens next? This is arguably the most important question in the regenerative medicine field, but there are few answers. We are literally mostly in the dark about what cells do after transplant, but there are some things that can be predicted pretty confidently. Barring the introduction of some kind of suicide gene, once …Read More