Inflammation: The root of all evil?

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Inflammation: The root of all evil?

CIRM Patient Advocacy Day
& Stem Cell Update on Cardiovascular
& Autoimmune Diseases

When: Saturday May 21, 2011

Where: Stockton Hilton, Stockton, CA


Registration, Continental Breakfast and Patient Advocate Display Tables


Welcome and Keynote Presentation, “CIRM’s Investment in Cardiovascular and Autoimmune Diseases”
Marcy Feit, RN, MSN, President and CEO of ValleyCare Health Care Systems,
CIRM ICOC Governing Board, Diabetes Patient Advocate

Patient Advocate Spotlight: Jim Morris, Autoimmune Type 1 Diabetes

“Mesenchymal Stem Cells, Inflammation and Tissue Repair”
Fernando A. Fierro, PhD, UC Davis Stem Cell Program

“Tissue Engineering and Cell Therapy for Heart Disease”
Claus Svane Sondergaard, PhD, Institute for Regenerative Cures
& Pediatric Cardiac Surgery Lab, University of California at Davis

Complimentary Lunch

Patient Advocate Spotlight: Jeannette Owens, Scleroderma and Cardiovascular Disease

“Autoimmunity and Inflammation 101”
Marcos E. Garcia-Ojeda, PhD, University of California, Merced
Patient Advocate Sharing Sessions


Program Concludes


Please contact Lorraine Stiehl, CIRM Patient Advocate Coordinator

Follow the meeting at #CIRMinflammation

Date Published: May 9, 2011
Last Modified: April 5, 2017