Harvard Business School 2010 Fall Reunion – Promise and Progress in Stem Cell Sciences

Douglas Melton, Thomas Dudley Cabot Professor of the Natural Sciences, Harvard University, Oct. 2, 2010

The possibility that human stem cells can be used to repair and regenerate our bodies has captivated scientists and the public alike. The Harvard Stem Cell Institute was formed to capitalize on this new science with the aim of finding new treatments for degenerative diseases. Progress in making stem cells from skin, finding potential drug candidates for ALS and spinal muscular atrophy, new approaches to aging, and advances in diabetes research are a few examples of the progress that are discussed. (1 hour, 12 min)

Cindy Rodzen

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Director of Marketing Communications, Hamilton Thorne Inc.
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