CIRM Public Stem Cell Meeting: June 21st 2016

The Multi-talented Stem Cell: The many ways to use them in the clinic

Join us for a free public symposium to kick off the world’s leading stem cell research event, the Annual Meeting of the International Society for Stem Cell Research, co-hosted this year by California’s stem cell agency, CIRM. The public event will highlight the different ways that stem cells are being used to develop new potential treatments that are being tested in clinical trials for patients with unmet medical needs. Specific diseases that will be addressed include Parkinson's, Sickle Cell, Blindness, Cancer and more.

Event information

When: June 21st, 2016 6:00-7:30 PM PST

Where: Moscone Center West, 747 Howard Street, 2nd Floor Room 2009, San Francisco, CA 94103

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Event Speakers

Bruce Conklin, The Gladstone Institutes, UCSF
Malin Parmar, Lund University
Donald Kohn, UCLA
Henry Klassen, UC Irvine
Catriona Jamieson, UCSD
Jonathan Thomas, CIRM


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