Dr. Ahvie Herskowitz with Dr. Victor Liu and UCSF Professor Elizabeth Blackburn

Drs. Ahvie Herskowitz and Victor Liu discussing stem cell technologies with UCSF Professor, Elizabeth Blackburn, Nobel Prize winner in 2009 in Physiology or Medicine, for her discovery of telomerase, the enzyme that makes telomere DNA. This discovery helped explain how cells age; the solution was found in the ends of the chromosomes ­the telomeres ­and in an enzyme that forms …