September 29, 2020

The Niche

Knoepfler lab stem cell blog

Dr. Two Brains

3 min read

Let’s putting on our “thinking caps”….er, extra brains, get our geek on, and have some fun imagining where stem cell technology may lead us in the coming century. Unhappy with the one brain you have? Wouldn’t it be amazing to have a 2nd one too? A new one? Researchers have grown mini brain-like structures from stem cells. We now call these brain organoids or cerebral organoids. Maybe some day could they grow actual full human brains? There are many hurdles in the way, but for …Read More