August 7, 2020

The Niche

Knoepfler lab stem cell blog

Knoepfler Blog Stem Cell Person of the Year

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It’s time for The Niche 4th annual Stem Cell Person of the Year Award process to start. Please send me your nominations for the person you think had the biggest positive impact in the stem cell and regenerative medicine world in 2015. This award is unique in a number of ways. For example, anyone in the world is eligible to be nominated: both scientists and non-scientists alike. The nominee should also be someone who thought outside the box and took risks, which are novel areas of …Read More

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Who has been the single most important, influential person in the world of stem cells this year? Who has made the biggest positive contribution in 2014? On Monday, October 1, I will start taking formal nominations for the Stem Cell Person of the Year Award for 2014. This will be the third year of the award. Who’s your top candidate on your mind now? It’s time to start brainstorming. Post your ideas in the comments or email me. Past winners received recognition for their …Read More

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The Knoepfler Lab 2012 Stem Cell Person of the Year is Roman Reed. Congratulations, Roman! Roman made a tremendous difference in 2012 in many ways. One of the most notable was catalyzing the TJ Atchison Spinal Cord Injury Research Act in Alabama, which provides $400,000/year in funding for research. Of course, TJ and many others who helped make this possible also deserve great credit and have my admiration, but Roman provided key leadership. Here in California, Roman’s Law supported its 11th year of grants all …Read More