stem cell person of the year 2012

Nominations Open for 2014 Stem Cell Person of the Year with $2,000 Prize

Nominations are now open for the 2014 Stem Cell Person of the Year Award. The winner receives $2,000 as well as recognition as a true difference maker and leader in the stem cell field. I found the first two years of this award process that all the finalists received a great deal of positive attention …

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Stem Cell Person of the Year 2014 Award: Your Top Candidate?

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Who should win the 2014 Stem Cell Person of the Year Award? 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 …

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Stem Cell Person of the Year 2013: Elena Cattaneo

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Congratulations to Dr. Elena Cattaneo, the winner of the 2013 Stem Cell Person of the Year Award. Her lab studies neural stem cells, particularly as they relate to developing new therapies for Huntington’s Disease. Cattaneo is Director and Co-Founder of the Unistem, the Centre for Stem Cell Research at the University of Milano, Italy. She …

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Nominations Open for 2013 Stem Cell Person of Year Award

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Nominations are now open for the 2013 Stem Cell Person of the Year Award. The winner receives $1,000 as well as recognition as a true difference maker and leader in the stem cell field. I found last year that all the finalists received a great deal of positive attention even if they didn’t win and …

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Stem Cell Person of the Year 2012: Roman Reed

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 …

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Knoepfler Blog Stem Cell Person of the Year Award: perspectives today & announcement tomorrow

For years I’ve thought that there are many people in the stem cell field who do not get recognition despite doing amazing things. Often these heroes make great personal sacrifices to help others. They take risks. They spend their time and often their own money to make a difference. As a result last year I …

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