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Broad Fellow Joanna Smeeton fishes around for stem cell-based treatments for arthritis

Joanna Smeeton (Photo by Cristy Lytal)

USC Stem Cell scientist Joanna Smeeton knows what arthritis can do to people: she’s witnessed the annual exodus out of her native country of Canada during the winter months. As this year’s Broad Fellow, she is exploring stem cell-based approaches to studying and eventually treating this common cause of cold aversion, disability and pain.

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