iPS-derived cardiomyocytes Fifty-three years ago, the first human heart transplant took place at Groote Schuur Hospital in Cape Town, South Africa. The daring surgery was performed by Dr. Christiaan Barnard. The world’s media covered the progress of the patient, Mr. …

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Exceptional Parent Magazine provides practical advice, emotional support, and up-to-date educational information for families of children and adults with disabilities and special healthcare needs. One of my readers follows EP and introduced me to Vanessa Ira, Managing Editor. Vanessa told …

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A number of articles appear here about regenerative medicine. The reason I think the topic is so important is 115,000 people are waiting for a lifesaving transplant. Another person is added to the waiting list every 10 minutes. Twenty-two people die each day …

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I was fortunate on Friday to attend Masterminds at the Ohio Union in the center of The Ohio State University campus. I was the guest of Cindy Hilsheimer, founder and managing principal of BeecherHill, a retained executive search firm in Columbus. …

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