Heart Disease Webinar: Progress with stem cell approaches to treating heart disease

Heart Disease Webinar: Progress with stem cell approaches to treating heart disease

Join us in a Google+ hangout to learn about recent progress in developing stem cell therapies for heart disease. 

Date: December 19, noon-1pm

Go to the Google+ event page to watch the hangout. Attendees will be able to post questions on the event page or through Twitter using the hashtag #AskCIRM_Heart.

Speakers

Joseph Wu, Stanford University

Dr. Wu has a CIRM Disease Team award to use embryonic stem cell-derived heart muscle cells to treat patients with end stage heart failure. You can read a description of his project here.

Fred Lesikar

Mr. Lesikar participated in a stem cell based clinical trial to regenerate scarred tissue damaged damaged by a heart attack. Read a feature story about him

Catherine Priest 

Dr. Priest is a CIRM science officer whose grant portfolio includes Dr. Wu's disease team award. 

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