Date Added: November 22, 2010
July 8, 2007 presentation by Irv Weissman for the Stanford School of Medicine Medcast lecture series.
Irving Weissman, MD, director of the Stanford Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine, discusses the state of adult and embryonic stem cell research. His work is with adult stem cells, primarily of the blood but also of the brain. He thinks these cells have enormous potential for treating disease such as cancer.
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