|Paul Knoepfler -- Advocate for a "new ethos"|
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“With many stumbles, face plants, land mines, and even a few threats of litigation and career retaliation along the way for the last three and half a years, I turned my crazy idea into a reality.”
“But it was only possible, (Knoepfler) added, with guidance from many patient advocates and bloggers in other fields who generously helped him learn the ropes of blogging.
“'I see this award as a validation of the notion that advocacy by scientists has become a valued part of the stem cell field,' he said.
“'My hope is to catalyze a continuing paradigm shift whereby stem cell scientists and biomedical scientists more generally have a new ethos that not just accepts, but also deeply values advocacy.'”Sphere: Related Content