3 years ago, Hans Clevers at his colleagues at the Hubrecht Institute in the Netherlands discovered that a distinctive molecular marker called Lgr5 designated stem cells in the mammalian intestine. “This might open a very classical method of regenerative medicine,” he said at a press conference. Here’s a video from Clevers’ laboratory describing the crypt-ic stem cells:.Sankaran to receive Rising Star AwardThe patient mobility platform is comprised of two component systems: A mobile support program and a power assisted seat. Primarily, the individual gains greater comfort, performance, and dignity because the system facilitates better movement between bed, chair, and toilet. The seat enables an upright position for extended periods of time giving confidence to the patient to actively engage in his environment and reducing caregiver burden in offering assistance.