July 13, 2020

The Niche

Knoepfler lab stem cell blog

Pancreas stem cells

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Imagine what stem cells might be able to do in terms of revolutionizing medicine and society in coming decades including via a human body shop. It’s an exciting time. One cool notion that’s been out there for a long time (e.g. see this Tech Review piece from 2001) is The Human Body Shop. I’d extend that to The Stem Cell Human Body Shop as I’ve discussed in my book and in this 2013 radio interview. How would this work?In the future it may literally be …Read More

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Here are some recent stem cell headlines. It was a busy week. The linked phrases in blue were the actual headlines from the media. ViaCyte Excites. A Pancreas in a Capsule Stem cells for malaria? (see video) Stem cells offer promising key to new malaria drugs: US research STAP Finally Snaps? Only moot penalties? RIKEN announces penalties related to stem cell fiasco Gordie Howe’s miracle challenged. The stem–cell ‘miracle’ is anecdotal Breast augmentation for the rich and famous through unapproved stem cell biological drugs? ‘Dr. 90210’ Robert Rey — Now Making Bigger Boobs … Using Stem …Read More