In this third post of our series entitled The Life of a Stem Cell Scientist, we interviewed 49-year-old Tiziano Barberi, who has been involved in stem cell research since the start of his career. Tiziano is from Rome, Italy, and is now an associate professor at Monash University in Australia. He started working with blood (hematopoietic) stem cells in Italy, but but generally biomedical research was not well funded and well paid at the time he began.
You’ll find out by reading below why Tiziano says NOT to come to Australia if you are focusing your research on human embryonic stem cells. He will reveal his big mistake and how you can avoid the same.
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