Category: Darrell Kotton

Stem cells: Hope or hype?

Covering Health Darrell Kotton, School of Medicine The public’s hope for stem cell cures remain high, but scientists warn that many basic problems with this approach remain to be solved – and that investors demand profits far faster than research can be finished… Expert quote: “We’ve created a system that is unrealistic and short sighted.” […]

Boston scientists grow lung tissue from cystic fibrosis patients’ skin cells “White Coat Notes Blog” Darrell Kotton, School of Medicine Two teams of Boston scientists have developed new ways to turn stem cells into different types of lung tissue, surmounting a major hurdle for scientists trying to harness the power of stem cell biology to study and develop treatments for major lung diseases… View artcle