Welcome everyone to Episode 103 of The Stem Cell Podcast. As always go to stemcellpodcast.com for all of our episodes and to sign up or re-subscribe (if you are a current subscriber) for the newsletter.
The Science Round Up
For this week’s round-up, STEMCELL Technologies would like to share Hematopoisis News, another one of Connexon’s 20 weekly science newsletters. Hematopoiesis News is free, and keeps readers up to date on the latest research, events, science news, policy and jobs in the hematology world. Subscribe at www.hematopoiesisnews.com.
This week, in the world-famous Science Round Up, we discuss the latest science/stem cell news including:
- 124 million boys and girls now in highest weight range.
- Pesticides in much of world’s honey.
- Gun waiting periods could save lives.
- Dogs learn while sleeping.
- Stem cells to help understand miscarriage.
- Tooth-cracker created to extract tooth stem cells.
- Human stem cells used to build new rat intestine
- A cause for permanent hair loss.
The interview with Catherine Coombs
In the interview portion of this episode, STEMCELL Technologies would like to present Dr. Suzan Imren in a webinar entitled: “Targeting Self-Renewal Function in Normal Hematopoietic and Leukemic Stem Cells.”
Dr. Imren is a senior staff scientist from Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and she will discuss the factors affecting the balance between self-renewal of hematopoietic stem cells and leukemic transformation.
Stem Cell Podcast listeners can view the recorded webinar at www.stemcell.com/targetingselfrenewal
For the interview portion of the show of the show, The Stem Cell Podcast and STEMCELL Technologies welcome Catherine Coombs, Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of North Carolina Medical Center. Catherine talks to us about her work and her recent paper in Cell Stem Cell on the subject of clonal hematopoiesis.
After the interview, we close the show with a signature SCP rant.[Read more…]