Saturday, September 30, 2023
Mitochondrial Health

Transforming medicine with biotechnology

We spoke with Dr. Franklin West, professor in the CAES Department of Animal and Dairy Science (, executive committee member of the UGA Regenerative Bioscience Center (RBC; and leading expert in stem cell biology research. From stem cell reprogramming to therapies for traumatic brain injuries (TBI) and stroke, learn how RBC researchers are advancing healthy living through bioscience.


Learn more about the new regenerative bioscience major offered by CAES at UGA:
A link to the Nobel Peace Prize-winning stem cell research:
Read the news story about stroke therapy:
Learn more about the recent NIH grant for TBI research:

Edited by Carly Mirabile
Produced by Jordan Powers, Emily Davenport, Carly Mirabile
Music and sound effects by Mason McClintock, an Athens-based singer, songwriter and storyteller who creates innovative soul-pop music that transcends traditional genre boundaries. Hailing from small-town Southeast Georgia, Mason’s influences range from the purest pop to the most powerful gospel. Mason is a former Georgia 4-H’er and a recent University of Georgia graduate. Listen to his music on Spotify.

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