Thu, Nov 20, 2008 -- 10:00 AM
Stem Cells - Breakthroughs and RestrictionsDownload audio (MP3)
Physicians in Europe this week said they had successfully transplanted a woman's windpipe using the patient's own stem cells. Meanwhile, there is speculation that an Obama administration will loosen restrictions on stem cell research. We talk with a panel of local scientists about recent developments involving stem cells.
Host: Michael Krasny
- Arnold Kriegstein, director of the UCSF Institute for Regeneration Medicine
- Renee Reijo Pera, director of the Center for Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research and Education and professor of obstetrics and gynecology at Stanford University
- Thea Tlsty, professor of pathology at UCSF