Welcome everyone to Episode 86 of The Stem Cell Podcast, where we feel it is really important for us to deliver you content that is current, as it’s happening. At the end of January a story was published in Cell describing, for the first time, a human-pig chimera. The story received a lot of mainstream press and is regarded as a very important study towards creating custom organs. Once we heard about this study, we knew we had to have someone from that study on the show, and that’s exactly what we have for you today, Dr. Jun Wu, first author on this study. To allow us more time to discuss this significant topic, we will not have a science roundup this week and will resume it next episode.
The interview with Dr. Jun Wu [Read more…]