July 13, 2020

The Niche

Knoepfler lab stem cell blog

stem cells philippines

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What really happened at XCell-Center in Germany, formerly the largest stem cell clinic in Europe? A baby died after receiving treatment there. Why? Was the death in any way connected to stem cells? (update: note that since post originally went up, quite a few more patient deaths both a clinics and in clinical trials have been reported.) A commenter on a recent post of mine on reports of the possible deaths from stem cell interventions in Germany of three politicians from the Philippines, provided …Read More

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Is this a “good” blog post to write as I gobble down my lunch in between working on grants….hmm, maybe not. Too late! Stem cells are hot all around the globe, but they are particularly scorching hot in certain countries such as the Philippines. There are an increasing number of news articles on stem cells and stem cell treatments out of news sources from the Philippines. My white paper on stem cells for my Stem Cell Outreach Program for Education (SCOPE) in Tagalog (the …Read More