Are stem cells really the fountain of youth?
August 27, 2017
|There are many claims that stem cells possess anti-aging properties and other secrets to youth and regeneration. However, there has not been much scientific proof demonstrating these touted abilities. Dr Paul Lucas, an assistant professor of orthopaedics and pathology from the New York Medical College in the United States, notes that the words “stem cells” are thrown around far too casually, and that many people assume that they are a single type of cell. “The definition of ‘stem cell’ is an operational definition.
NYMC Faculty: Paul A. Lucas, Ph.D., associate professor of orthopaedic surgery, pathology and research associate professor of surgery
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