2013 Stem Cell Person of the Year Award

Stem Cell Person of the Year 2017 Award Winner: Michele De Luca

Michele-De-Luca1

Congratulations to Professor Michele De Luca, the winner of The Niche’s Stem Cell Person of the Year Award for 2017! He won the Award from a strong panel of 10 finalists. The award includes a $2,000 USD prize. I chose him because of his exceptional track record in stem cell and regenerative medicine science combined …

Stem Cell Person of the Year 2017 Award Winner: Michele De Luca Read More »

Ted Harada Interview Part 1: Stem Cells for ALS, More

Harada-Family-e1479769086296

Ted Harada is a wonderful patient advocate for the stem cell field and for the development of safe and effective stem cell products to treat ALS. Ted has ALS and received stem cell-based treatments for it with surprising, very encouraging results. The Harada family is pictured at left with Ted, his wife Michelle as well as …

Ted Harada Interview Part 1: Stem Cells for ALS, More Read More »

Nature Slams Controversial Stamina Foundation: A Dangerous Situation Continues

Stamina-Protest-1024x7681

One of the big stem cell-related stories of 2013 was the controversy over the Stamina Foundation in Italy and its potential use of largely untested stem cell products on patients, including mostly children. The winner of my 2013 Stem Cell Person of the Year Award was Dr. Elena Cattaneo and one reason she won was the courage …

Nature Slams Controversial Stamina Foundation: A Dangerous Situation Continues Read More »

Stem Cell Person of the Year 2013: Elena Cattaneo

Elena_Cattaneo

Congratulations to Dr. Elena Cattaneo, the winner of the 2013 Stem Cell Person of the Year Award. Her lab studies neural stem cells, particularly as they relate to developing new therapies for Huntington’s Disease. Cattaneo is Director and Co-Founder of the Unistem, the Centre for Stem Cell Research at the University of Milano, Italy. She …

Stem Cell Person of the Year 2013: Elena Cattaneo Read More »