July 12, 2020

The Niche

Knoepfler lab stem cell blog

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2018 has started quickly on the stem cell and regenerative medicine research front with many interesting new papers and a lot of headlines. You can see my predictions for this year here. Below is a list of some of the more notable papers and striking news headlines. Note that just because I listed a news headline doesn’t mean a fan and in some cases below I include some words of commentary. I’ve also thrown in a few more rando papers of interest to me. …Read More

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Does it make any sense scientifically or medically to use stem cells for pain? I’m skeptical in most cases today. The whole idea of stem cells for pain has been on my mind for a number of reasons. For one thing, more stem cell clinics are marketing unproven stem cell therapies at a high price specifically for pain relief lately. People are even having conferences on this concept. See the email ad I got yesterday on one such conference below Is there any FDA-approved stem …Read More