June 6, 2020

The Niche

Knoepfler lab stem cell blog

Vacanti spore stem cells

5 min read

The recent publication of two Nature papers on acid treatment produced stem cells (so-called STAP stem cells) has been a blockbuster story in the stem cell field and has grabbed major global media attention as well. For background my review of the paper here and more thoughts here. Many people understandably want to learn more about STAP stem cells.  For that reason, I invited Dr. Charles Vacanti to do an interview on my blog. Dr. Vacanti is Professor of Anaesthesia and head of the Department of Anesthesia at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, …Read More