The Stem Cell Skeptic
Through 7 years and 2000 blog posts, Paul Knoepfler has insisted that stem cells are being oversold
A fierce advocate of stem cell research is the voice of caution when it comes to stem cell therapy.
Why would a fierce advocate of stem cell research turn into an outspoken critic of stem cell therapy? Dr. Paul Knoepfler, professor, biomedical scientist and science writer, has spent the last seven years warning people against US clinics who advertise stem cells as a treatment for “everything from sore knees to spinal cord injury.” The article will inform and engage physicians and researchers who want to get a better insight into the world of stem cell therapy and the controversy that surrounds it.
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Kelly Servick is a staff writer for Science.
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