November 23, 2020

The Niche

Knoepfler lab stem cell blog

Dr. Mike West

4 min read

I’m doing a series of posts on my recent conversation with BioTime CEO and pioneer of the stem cell field, Dr. Mike West. You can read Part 1 and Part 2 on Geron, ACT, and the history of the pluripotent stem cell field, particularly embryonic stem cells (ESCs). Today in Part 3, I am focusing on a key, broad flaw that West described as pervasive in the stem cell field. In Part 4, I’ll discuss his proposed solution. To introduce what he views as the …Read More