One of, if not the leading stem cell biologist in the world is Robert Lanza, oddly enough he also is the thinker behind the biocentrism notion of existence, an idea that suggests that life is projected outwardly from our minds rather than absorbed as an external entity.
I have his book on Kindle.
Berman, Bob. Biocentrism: How Life and Consciousness are the Keys to Understanding the True Nature of the Universe . BenBella Books, Inc.. Kindle Edition.