After several puzzling discoveries have proven that certain stem cell populations are not stem cells at all, or that some differentiated adult cells are able to revert to a stem-like state in certain situations, scientists are redefining what it means to be a stem cell. Dr. Hans Clevers, Dr. Jonathan Hoggatt, and Dr. Pamela Robey discuss tissue repair, phony treatments, and the controversy of what characterizes “stemness” in this piece by Jordana Cepelewicz of Quanta Magazine.
A Spanish language interview with Jon discussing new advances in gene therapy.
Hannah was awarded the prestigious American Society of Hematology “Outstanding Abstract Achievement Award” at the 2015 annual meeting as the top undergraduate abstract presenter.
Jon is currently a Contributing Editor of The Hematologist, a publication of the American Society of Hematology that updates readers about important developments in the field of hematology and highlights what ASH is doing for its members.