December 1, 2020

The Niche

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It’s been a great couple days so far here at the World Stem Cell Summit in Atlanta. You can follow it on Twitter using the #WSCS15 hash tag. I first attended it 5 years ago in Pasadena. One of the special aspects of WSCS is it brings together diverse stakeholders in a way that just doesn’t happen elsewhere. For instance, you can have the FDA, patients, physicians, scientists, and funding agency people all in one room together. Some strong impressions so far include the …Read More

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I’m excited to be attending the World Stem Cell Summit starting today in Atlanta. This is a novel meeting that brings together academics, industry, patients, and more stakeholders in the stem cell and regenerative medicine world. I’m hoping that a live video stream will work for you to watch some of the meeting in the right upper side of this blog or click on the link in this sentence. This video won’t be active until later today (Wednesday and tomorrow, etc.) Here are the posts …Read More

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By Heather Main This year I will be attending the World Stem Cell Summit for the first time (see @WSCSummit on Twitter). I was surprised when I looked at the program and recognized so few of the names of speakers; which made me question what this event was about, if not focused on stem cell research. This was a relatively naïve step from someone who has spent their entire academic career working on mouse embryonic stem cells and attending academic-focused conferences, far away from human …Read More

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I just participated in a panel discussion at the World Stem Cell Summit moderated by Lee Buckler on what patients should be thinking about as they contemplate non-compliant stem cell interventions. Also on the panel was Dr. Allan Wu. Both Lee and Al are exceptional members of the stem cell community so it was fantastic to be on the panel with them. Above is a picture of me, Lee, and fellow blogger Alexey Bersenev. A key take home message from Al during the panel …Read More