The holy grail of our research is to convince those cells to regenerate, but now, we need to first understand what the composition of hair cells are and how they develop. We believe that a molecular understanding of the function of hair cells is needed to ultimately prevent hearing loss, and stimulate the regeneration of hair cells in mammals.
I have to say that Grieg's relationship to Kees' property is problematic. Michael Grieg told me that Kees' parents said he could keep all the paintings, and things like that. I have no way of verifying that claim. Grieg did end up owning all the paintings, pictures, which he then began selling, ... It took me years to convince him to let me see what he had. I think I was probably the first person to be given access to it.
There is no question but that if Jesus Christ, or a great prophet from another religion, were to come back today, he would find it virtually impossible to convince anyone of his credentials despite the fact that the vast evangelical machine on American television is predicated on His imminent return among us sinners.