#114: Dr. Alessandro Prigione - Using Stem Cells to Grow Back Eye Sight and Other Interesting ApplicationsJul 25, 2022
Soon women will be able to reproduce on their own.
This statement may scare some of you or may be comforting to know, but it’s all thanks to the power of stem cells. I have with me an esteemed guest Dr. Alessandro Prigion on the show this week.
Dr. Alessandro Prigion is a professor of Pediatric Metabolic Medicine at the Medical Faculty of Heinrich Heine University in Dusseldorf, Germany and Editor-in-Chief of the journal Stem Cell Research (Elsevier). He’s the person you talk to when you need to learn anything about stem cells.
In this episode we discuss:
👉 What are stem cells
👉 The use cases of stem cells
👉 The ethical issues it poses
👉 The power of cell reprogramming
👉 Limitations of stem cells
👉 Understanding and strengthening your mitochondria
👉 And so much more…
If you're interested in learning more about stem cells this is the place to start.
1:17 Dr. Prigion’s journey into researching stem cell
2:52 What are stem cells?
10:09 What can we accomplish using stem cells today and in the future
12:48 Rejuvenating the eye using stem cells
14:20 Homosexual couples can get pregnant
15:49 Can we build our muscles using stem cells
17:35 The uses of stem cells
21:42 The ethics involved when working with stem cells
25:05 Is creating organs with stem cells the same as 3d printing it
26:54 Genome editing with CRISPR CAS the 3 pillars of health
29:07 Limitations for longevity using stem cells
30:53 Research is hard work
32:30 How to know the real breakthroughs from the scams
34:36 Understanding mitochondria
37:36 Strengthening your mitochondria
39:30 What Dr. Prigion to stay on the top of his game
41:34 Dr. Prigion’s advice for living a happy, healthy, and meaningful life
43:36 Where you can find Dr. Prigion
Connect with Dr. Alessandro Prigion
Dr. Alessandro Prigion’s Lab Website: https://www.neurosciences-duesseldorf.de/principal-investigators-and-junior-researchers/alessandro-prigione
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