Cafe Scientifique: Stem Cell Basics
Our speaker is Judith A. Shizuru, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Immunology, Medicine - Bone Marrow Transplant;
Member, Stanford Cancer Institute.
Dr Shizuru will review definitions of both tissue stem cells and “pluripotent” stem cells. She will review the work leading to the recent award of a Nobel Prize to a stem cell biologist. She’ll conclude giving an overview on near term, promising therapies from the field of stem cell biology.
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