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The Science Round Up
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This week, in the world-famous Science Round Up, we discuss the latest science/stem cell news including:
- Embryos kill of male tissue to become female.
- How an itch makes it to your brain.
- A new tool for Lyme disease diagnoses.
- Gene editing creates virus free piglets.
- Stem cells might be link between bacteria and cancer.
- Vitamin C could help kill “faulty” blood stem cells.
- Stem cells and hair loss.
The interview with Dr. Chandan Sen
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For the interview portion of the show, The Stem Cell Podcast and STEMCELL Technologies welcome Dr. Chandan Sen. Dr. Sen is Professor and Vice Chair of Research, Department of Surgery at THE Ohio State University Medical Center. Dr. Sen’s program is focused on tissue injury and repair. His group works across small and large animal models, to human and patient-based research.
After the interview, we close the show with a signature SCP rant.[Read more…]