Tue, 19 February 2013
Join Dr. Vicki Thayer, President of the Winn Feline Foundation, as she interviews Dr. Jessica Quimby on current research into the use of stem cell therapy for chronic renal disease in cats. Dr. Quimby is a veterinary clinical scientist located at the veterinary teaching hospital at Colorado State University (CSU). Dr. Quimby was part of the research team from CSU funded by Winn Feline Foundation in 2007 to study the use of stem cells in cats with renal disease. Stem cell therapy is a new frontier in treatment and Winn Feline Foundation has been on the cutting edge by funding cat health studies in this area. Dr. Quimby discusses the current state of stem cell research for chronic renal disease.