Posts tagged stem cells
Stem by name, stem by nature

She enjoys STEM advocacy, she works on stem cells, she is: Dr. Kristi Stemler. While she works at MD Anderson, she isn’t a cancer researcher. Rather she looks at the role of stem cells and diet in making cancer sufferer’s lives more comfortable.

We talked to Kristi about being a first generation college graduate, an artist and thrower of sharp implements!

This episode also features a guest appearance from cancer scientist, Stanford postdoc, and our SF taste of science coordinator: Saumyaa.

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Engineering the human machine

What do you get if you cross an engineer with a love for tiny blood vessels? Shayn Peirce-Cottler: a professor at the University of Virginia studying the role of microvasculature in disease. She's looking at how we can engineer treatments from raw materials including  fat cells from liposuction!

We discuss novel technologies, Women in STEM, and midlife collaboration crises.

No chinchillas were harmed in the recording of this podcast.

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