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Ep. 263: “ISSCR 2024: The Global Stem Cell Event” Featuring Drs. Amander Clark, Agnete Kirkeby, and Malin Parmar

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Dr. Amander Clark is the President of the International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR) and Founding Director of the Center for Reproductive Science, Health, and Education at the University of California, Los Angeles. Dr. Agnete Kirkeby is a Program Chair of the ISSCR Annual Meeting, Associate Professor at Lund University and the University of Copenhagen, and Group Leader at the Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Stem Cell Biology – reNEW. Dr. Malin Parmar is a Program Chair of the ISSCR Annual Meeting, Professor at Lund University, and a New York Stem Cell Foundation – Robertson Investigator.

They talk about the upcoming ISSCR 2024 meeting in Hamburg, Germany from July 10-13, 2024. They discuss the meeting’s clinical focus, spotlight and plenary sessions, and opportunities for students and postdocs.

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The Stem Cell Science Round Up

Hypoblast Development in the Embryo – Scientists examined post-implantation signaling interactions using human embryos and stem cell models of the epiblast and hypoblast.

Retinoic Acid in Tissue Regeneration – Manipulating retinoid availability in skin and in culture allowed researchers to direct stem cells to heal wounds or to make hair.

Human Heart Development – Researchers developed a spatial map of the developing human heart.

Bioprinting Cardiac Tissues – hPSC-atrioventricular canal cardiomyocytes can delay electrical impulse in 3D bioprinted tissue.

Image courtesy of Drs. Amander Clark, Agnete Kirkeby, and Malin Parmar

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