Podcast featuring Prof. Benjamin Reubinoff, MD, Ph.D, Director of the Hadassah Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research Center and Senior Physician at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Hadassah Medical Organization (HM) in Jerusalem. Reubinoff is one of the pioneers of human embryonic stem cell (hESC) research.

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Twenty years ago, when stem cell therapy was highly regulated in the United States (as late as 2006) and other countries, it was well underway in Hadassah Medical Organization’s labs. Stem cells have changed the medical equation. 

The exciting news is that treatments or cures for diseases like age-related macular degeneration, ALS, MS, Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, and diabetes, could be a reality in the foreseeable future. Prof. Benjamin Reubinoff, MD, Ph.D, world-renowned stem cell pioneer and director of the Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research Center at the Hadassah Medical Organization, joins the show in part one of this fascinating interview!