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The Science of Stem Cells

American Museum of Natural History via Coursera

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  • Provider Coursera
  • Subject Biology
  • Cost Free Online Course (Audit)
  • Session Upcoming
  • Language English
  • Certificate Paid Certificate Available
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  • Duration 5 weeks long
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What promise do stem cells hold for the treatment of medical conditions? In this five-part online course you will explore the history and basic biology of stem cells, learn about new research techniques, and find out how stem cells could lead to cures for diseases and to individualized medicine. You will hear from Museum scientists, medical researchers at the frontiers of the field, and a panel of bioethics experts who will address the ethical implications of stem cell research and therapy. Learn what has already been accomplished, what challenges remain, and what medical breakthroughs may lie ahead.

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Dr. Zehra Dincer

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Jackie G
5.0 10 months ago
by Jackie completed this course, spending 5 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be medium.
This course was an excellent introduction to the stem cells and allowed me to develop the stem cell literacy quickly. The course is about 5-weeks long with deadlines for each module. That said, you can work ahead and finish the course as soon as you like (which I really appreciate!). Videos and resources are great for learning, and quizzes make sure that you're grasping information and demonstrating your knowledge. It was well organized and concise that it makes it easy to learn, play around, and spend more time on the various topics. I also would like to acknowledge that it gives you multiple tools to seek out/research extra information if you want to.
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5.0 6 months ago
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I'm Family Nurse Practitioner would like taking this course for treatment of orthopedic and dermatology disease. I want to know where I can take a training. Appreciate your help.
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