I am frequently surprised by how often people misuse the terms “neural” and “neuronal” when speaking about stem cells. Admittedly, the differences are subtle, but they are extremely important. In an effort to clarify terminology, this article explains and defines a range of neural stem cell (NSC) terms. [Read more…]
Many experts have spoken about the power of stem cells and their ability to alter the field of healthcare forever, including these top stem cell quotes of all-time. With exponential progress occurring in the field, stem cells are ushering in an age of regenerative medicine that will transform healthcare in ways that are now inconceivable.
In coming decades, stem cells will be reversing diseases ranging from Alzheimer’s to autism, re-growing organs and tissues, and potentially allowing the first humans to reach the age of 200.
Already this year, here are three “science fictions” that have become “science facts”… [Read more…]