Dr. David Prentice

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He Had No Feeling in His Legs or Feet and Was Confined to a Wheelchair, Then This Happened
Washington, DC | 9/4/14

Bryan Hinkle was living the American dream.  But a disease called CIDP got in the way.  CIDP (Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy) is an autoimmune disease that attacks the peripheral nerves.

Send Your Ice Bucket Challenge Donation to Ethical, Successful Adult Stem Cell Research
Washington, DC | 8/21/14

You’ve probably heard of it by now, the Ice Bucket Challenge.  Those challenged are supposed either to dump an ice bucket of cold water over their head, or donate to ALS research.  Most people do both, posting a video of their icy bath.

Adult Stem Cells Help Young Woman Conquer Lupus
Washington, DC | 3/20/14

Jackie Stollfus is a very caring and happy person.  But systemic lupus threatened her health, happiness, and even her life.  Lupus is an autoimmune disease affecting more than 5 million people worldwide.

Babies Save Lives — Their Own and Others With Their Umbilical Cord Stem Cells
Washington, DC | 2/14/14

This year we mark the 41st anniversary of the onset of tragedy; a tragedy because of the horrific loss of life, and many more lives than we realize. The legalization of abortion in the U.S. by the Roe v. Wade decision has cost over 56 million preborn babies their young lives since that fateful day in 1973.

Save a Baby’s Life, Save Two Lives with Umbilical Cord Blood
Washington, DC | 1/22/14

This year we mark the 41st anniversary of the onset of tragedy; a tragedy because of the horrific loss of life, and many more lives than we realize. The legalization of abortion in the U.S. by the Roe v. Wade decision has cost over 56 million preborn babies their young lives since that fateful day in 1973.

Adult Stem Cells and Family’s Love Help Young Father Beat Leukemia
Washington, DC | 11/11/13

Terry Killman and his grandson Eli are like two peas in a pod, almost inseparable. When Terry was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia almost three years ago, it was devastating to both of them. While Terry’s cancer was diagnosed early, it escalated dramatically.

Science 101: Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells are Not Human Embryos
Washington, DC | 9/4/13

The scientific advances come at a dizzying pace—stem cells, cloning, lab-grown organs, 3-parent embryos.  Many of these experiments pose significant ethical challenges. 

Scientists Use Ethical Stem Cells Grow Human Liver Tissue
Tokyo, Japan | 7/7/13

Japanese scientists have succeeded in growing chunks of functional human liver tissue in mice.

Possible HIV “Cure” is a Victory for Adult Stem Cell Research
Washington, DC | 7/5/13

The news of two men supposedly being cured from HIV (only the 3rd and 4th people ever to be cured) is cause for celebration for those promoting ethical adult stem cells, and provides motivation to increase adult stem cell research. As reported at the International AIDS Society meeting in Kuala Lumpur, the two men, now known as the “Boston patients”, received bone marrow adult stem cell transplants as part of their treatment for lymphoma.

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