Stem Cells and Science in Space - Medicine Informing Novel Discoveries (MIND)

5/4/2024; 53 minutes

Explore cutting-edge research at the intersection of neuroscience, space exploration, and medical innovation. Researchers discuss revolutionary experiments with brain organoids cultivated from stem cells, conducted both in terrestrial labs and aboard the International Space Station. They investigate accelerated aging, neuroprotective agents, and potential treatments for conditions like Alzheimer's and ALS. The dialogue also delves into the transformative impact of space environments on scientific discoveries, from understanding bacterial growth to developing novel therapies. Through collaborative efforts, they strive to revolutionize healthcare, offering hope for patients and pushing the boundaries of human knowledge. Recorded on 02/26/2024. (#39632)

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