RMF’s Bernie Siegel sits down with Dr. Evan Snyder, Director of the Stem Cell Research Center at Sanford Burnham Medical Research Institute, for an intimate discussion into the motivation behind Dr. Snyder’s lifelong dedication to pediatric medicine and cellular biology. Dr. Snyder has been a leading researcher in the field of stem cell research and regenerative medicine for over twenty years, with training from Harvard Medical School. This is part I of a three part interview series.

Time stamps as follows:
1:46 Medical resilience of children and cell plasticity
5:28 Analyzing “brains in a dish”
10:40 Cell integration in mouse cerebellum
14:48 Implications for pluripotent cells as tools for finding cures
19:02 Developmental systems and cell degeneration