July 14, 2020

The Niche

Knoepfler lab stem cell blog

Don C Reed

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What are the top 10 stem cell websites? Where do you go to find the latest information and opinion on the stem cell and regenerative medicine fields? Today, that information flows almost from minute to minute via websites and from social media. This is a transformational difference from past decades when it would take months. For instance, it is common today to first learn about a cool new stem cell paper via Twitter the moment it leaves embargo. What are the top stem cell …Read More

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Long-time stem cell advocate, Don Reed, has written a great new book called Stem Cell Battles: Proposition 71 and Beyond. The subtitle is “How Ordinary People Can Fight the Crushing Burden of Chronic Disease — with a Posthumous Foreword by Christopher Reeve.” Don’s book is a wonderful window into the behind-the-scenes herculean efforts that went into making the California Stem Cell Agency (CIRM) a reality via Proposition 71. It’s a very enjoyable read taking us right into the tireless work that Don, his son Roman, …Read More

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With more than 4,142 votes cast, the readers of this blog have chosen the top 12 finalists for the Stem Cell Person of the Year Award for 2014 from the 27 nominees. You can see the final vote tallies at left. The votes came from more than 50 countries with some interesting geographic patterns (I may do a post on that as a follow up). I’ve pasted the brief bios of the twelve finalists below at the end of this post. Now comes the …Read More