The Stem Cell Podcast host Christopher Fasano, PhD was recently interviewed by NBC.
Welcome SCP fans to Episode 52 and thanks as always for tuning in. Be sure to visit stemcellpodcast.com for current and past episodes and to sign up for our newsletter. We begin as always with our Science Roundup sponsored by Thermo Fisher. In this episode, we discuss topics ranging from STAP author accusations, stem cells go to space, different types of bacteria in homes, tricking the body to fight colon cancer stem cells, growing a human brain in the lab, the female “viagra” is now available, and much more. For the interview portion of the show, sponsored by STEMCELL Technologies, we bring on Dr. Flora Vaccarino from Yale University to discuss stem cells and autism, specifically her work on neural stem cells and how she is using them to study Autism Spectrum Disorder. We then finish off the show with a rant on the metal tops to Matrigel. Enjoy! [Read more…]
Episode 24 begins as usual with the science round up and where we discuss a range of topics including babies learn fear from distressed moms, spider silk for stem cells, making sugars for stem cell differentiation, Stem Cells Inc in hot water, and Schizophrenic patients lose brain volume. We then bring on the show Dr. Marco Seandel from Weill Cornell Medical College to talk about his latest paper published in Stem Cell Reports, where they use sperm stem cells to uncover novel info about mutations in aged male sperm. We then rant about post-doctoral salaries. Enjoy![Read more…]