Understanding the science of stem cells and the future of stem cell medicine

Dr. Daniel Kraft (Singularity University, FutureMed) discusses stem cells and the many promising therapies that are being developed from them. Dr. Kraft begins by giving a broad overview of the field of regenerative medicine, including its history and recent rise to prominence. He then delves into the stem cell field, separating the hype from the genuine hope that it provides patients and the public at large. He discusses the key differences between embryonic stem cells and adult stem cells as well as describes the technology used to identify them. Finally, Dr. Kraft gives an expansive review of the latest developments in the field, touching on many key discoveries and cutting-edge research projects.

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