Renee Reijo Pera – Synthetic Human Reproduction

2010, Science & Technology
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What makes us human? Scientists are very close to perfecting artificial reproduction, and here, Renee Reijo Pera expands on the role embryonic stem cells play in synthetic human development. She passionately discusses her own scientific findings, what it means for the reproductive future, and the fundamentals of our own origins. 

About this speaker:
Renee Reijo Pera, Ph.D., is a professor of obstetrics and gynecology in the School of Medicine and director of the Center for Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research and Education at Stanford University. She has won a number of awards in her career, including one of the 20 Top Women On Leadership featured in Newsweek in 2006.