November 28, 2020

The Niche

Knoepfler lab stem cell blog

cancer IPS cells

2 min read

Yesterday I ran a cancer stem cells meeting here at UC Davis School of Medicine. We had some great speakers and over 150 participants including our outstanding keynote speaker, Dr. Jeremy Rich, Director of Stem Cell Research at the Cleveland Clinic. One of the ideas percolating through the meeting was that during cancer development, there is a tremendous amount of plasticity. Cancer is not a linear process that starts with a stem cell gone bad and proceeds through defined steps A-Z. It is more …Read More