Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations

The Body Show: Wait, There Are Stem Cells In Our Own Body Fat?

stem_cell.jpg
Ryddragyn at English Wikipedia
/
A colony of embryonic stem cells, from the H9 cell line (NIH code: WA09). Viewed at 10X with Carl Zeiss Axiovert scope.

Stem cells -- they come from our own bodies and can be concentrated and injected into joints, and many other places to help with healing. Dr. Michael Pasquale from the Hawaii Stem Cell Treatment Center joins the show to explain the latest research on this innovative treatment that might just replace the need for surgery someday! 

In 1999, Dr. Kozak came to Straub Clinic and Hospital where she currently works as an internist specializing in preventative health, travel medicine, women's health and wellness. She is a graduate of the Medical College of Pennsylvania and did her residency at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Dr Kozak has also spent time in medical clinics in Australia, Peru, Zimbabwe, India, Puerto Rico, Indonesia, the Philippines and Cambodia. She studies Cambodian language and sponsored the Kozak Ohana School in Kompong Thom, Cambodia. A woman of varied talents, she is a member of the Oahu Civic Orchestra since 2000 and studies voice.
More Episodes