August 15, 2020

The Niche

Knoepfler lab stem cell blog

Knoepfler stem cell predictions

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Each year I make predictions for the stem cell field for the coming year. In today’s post I write about my top 10 stem cell predictions for 2014. You can see my predictions for 2013 here (see predictions for 2011 and 2012 predictions, which are kind of fun to read to see what was on the “mind” of the field in past years). and how I did on my 2013 predictions here. As usual the predictions are a mixture of good and bad news. 10. Academic Programs in Physician …Read More

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I’m on a roll with my stem cell predictions for 2013 (see all 10 here). First, I got it right with my #1 prediction that the Supreme Court would take a pass on the Sherley v Sebelius Case. Now, I read from excellent science writer David Cyranoski at Nature that Celltex is going to be offering their treatments in Mexico, my prediction #6. Apparently Celltex sent a letter to patients advising them of the move to Mexico for treatments. In my Dec. 27, 2012 …Read More

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It has been an eventful year so far for the stem cell field. Where do we go from here ? What are the key questions that face the field? Below are my top 10 questions for the field, NOT listed in any particular order, and some predictions. Update: you can see the predictions for the years 2018, 2019, and 2020. 1)   How will Geron’s Phase I Clinical Trial go? Will GRNOPC1 be safe? When will we know? Barring any major catastrophic events, it may …Read More