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June 2013 Issue
“I was always interested in how cells multiply, how they respond to signals and how this impacts human disease such as cancer. How does a cell know when to divide or rest? How does a cell know whether to turn into an insulin-producing pancreatic cell or, a brain cell that makes neurotransmitters? Many of the decisions that cells make are tightly linked to human disease and so understanding these processes will probably lead to new cures. All of this has been intertwined with my research on stem cells and how they can be used to develop new therapies and diagnostics. “I can’t imagine myself doing anything else. There’s so much more to do, and as time goes on the field is gaining more and more momentum. We are now approaching the era of stem cell-based therapeutics—this is going to have a massive impact on the way we treat diseases and injury. Ten years ago it was a pipe dream, but now …
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