Cells: How Will Stem Cells Revolutionize Medicine?
Stem cells are the protean building blocks of biological life, triggered into multiple formats by genetic chemistry. Hence they offer breathtaking possibilities for regenerative medicine. How far along are we in understanding these design mechanisms?
Gregor B. Adams
Gregor B. Adams is assistant professor of cell & neurobiology at USC with a joint appointment in the Keck School of Medicine. His work focuses on researching hematopoietic stem cell (HSC) niche. His research, which involves collaborations with Cal Tech and work across many schools at USC, seeks to understand the HSC niche. His research has important implications for the development of stem-cell treatments.
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