About The Author

Joanna is a graduate teaching assistant at Arizona State University in the School of Life Sciences.

Using Muscle Stem Cells For Regeneration: Lessons From Anole Lizards

Despite recent advances in regenerative medicine, re-growing a lost limb is an insurmountable feat for human beings, confined for now to science fiction and comic book superheroes. For mammals, loss of appendages results in the formation of scar tissue with little to no regeneration, leaving victims of traumatic accidents or birth defects with limited options