This post identifies the top five mesenchymal stem cell (MSC) influencers on Twitter. This assessment was conducted using the social analytics platform Topsy.com and the hashtag “#mesenchymal”.
As you can see from the figure below, the first place Twitter account is “MesenchymalCellNews” (@mesenchymal_cell), which self-describes itself as the “online resource for the mesenchymal cell community.” Interestingly, the second place Twitter account is “Cord Blood News” (@cord_blood_news). This account holder appears to be posting about topics pertaining to both cord blood and cord tissue, as MSCs are prevalent in large quantities in cord tissue, also called Wharton’s Jelly. Of course, I am pleased to have our account, “BioInformant” (@StemCellMarket), appear third on this list, because our Twitter feed is dedicated to posts about stem cell industry trends. [Read more…]