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The Science of Stem Cells, American Museum of Natural History

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About this Course

What promise do stem cells hold for the treatment of medical conditions? In this five-part online course you will explore the history and basic biology of stem cells, learn about new research techniques, and find out how stem cells could lead to cures for diseases and to individualized medicine. You will hear from Museum scientists, medical researchers at the frontiers of the field, and a panel of bioethics experts who will address the ethical implications of stem cell research and therapy. Learn what has already been accomplished, what challenges remain, and what medical breakthroughs may lie ahead....

Top reviews

By VL

Jul 24, 2018

This is a great course and I really enjoyed each week and the topics debated. I was able to expand my knowledge about stem cells and learned a lot. Thanks to all the involved in this course!

By DR

Sep 05, 2018

Excellent, well presented course. The content was difficult and I reviewed some of the videos several times, even with a science background. I highly recommend this!

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By Judith Cantó

Nov 26, 2018

Well organized course and well taught contents

By Tariq Rahim

Nov 19, 2018

Informative

By Ivan Lis Castro

Nov 18, 2018

Very useful for people interested in learn basic concepts

By Tanvi Abhang

Nov 18, 2018

Any person who wants to know bout stem cells should definitely enroll for this course!

By Prerna Kadam

Oct 17, 2018

I think this has been a far more best course on stem cells

By Yasmine Hosny Hassan

Sep 14, 2018

It is aavery very useful course which I recommend to scientists and students

By muhammad

Sep 09, 2018

very helpful , you won't forget these infos

By Donna Reinhart

Sep 05, 2018

Excellent, well presented course. The content was difficult and I reviewed some of the videos several times, even with a science background. I highly recommend this!

By Ivana-Antonia Gaydarova

Aug 20, 2018

A very informative course! I have learned a lot about the nature of stem cells and their practical use.

By A. Elisabet Hansen

Aug 17, 2018

It is amazing how many experiments with stem cells have been done and how many treatments are already taking place, I had no idea. Thank you for educating society.