September 20, 2020

The Niche

Knoepfler lab stem cell blog

Stem Cell Battles

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What are the top 10 stem cell websites? Where do you go to find the latest information and opinion on the stem cell and regenerative medicine fields? Today, that information flows almost from minute to minute via websites and from social media. This is a transformational difference from past decades when it would take months. For instance, it is common today to first learn about a cool new stem cell paper via Twitter the moment it leaves embargo. What are the top stem cell …Read More

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The stem cell arena is a complicated universe with a whole range of things going on at any one time and there’s usually ample negative things, but not all is bad news. It’s interesting to regularly look specifically at the good stem cell news out there. Below is a look at some top pieces of good stem cell news and interesting recent papers. Ottawa to invest $20M in stem cell research  Piwi maintains germline stem cells and oogenesis in Drosophila through negative regulation of …Read More

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Long-time stem cell advocate, Don Reed, has written a great new book called Stem Cell Battles: Proposition 71 and Beyond. The subtitle is “How Ordinary People Can Fight the Crushing Burden of Chronic Disease — with a Posthumous Foreword by Christopher Reeve.” Don’s book is a wonderful window into the behind-the-scenes herculean efforts that went into making the California Stem Cell Agency (CIRM) a reality via Proposition 71. It’s a very enjoyable read taking us right into the tireless work that Don, his son Roman, …Read More