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Science Dose: Understanding Stem Cells with Professor Dekel

Prof. Benjamin Dekel explores the types of stem cells, what makes them unique, and their potential in disease modeling, drug study and organ generation.

In this installment of Science Dose, Prof. Benjamin Dekel, Chief of Pediatric Nephrology and Director of the Pediatric Stem Cell Research Institute, demystifies stem cells. He talks about what makes undifferentiated stem cells unique and explores the different types, including totipotent, pluripotent, multipotent and unipotent cells.

He also delves into the groundbreaking potential of stem cells in modeling diseases, studying drugs and generating organs. This insightful discussion unpacks the incredible versatility and future applications of stem cell research. Watch the full video to learn more about this transformative scientific field.

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