Combating the Challenges of Aging Through Stem Cells

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CIRM Patient Advocacy Day & Stem Cell Update on Aging


8:30 AM Registration, Continental Breakfast and Patient Advocate Display Tables

9:30 AM Welcome and Keynote Presentation,
“CIRM’s Investment in Solving Health Problems Related to Aging”
Senator Art Torres, Vice Chairman of Independent Citizens Oversight Committee, CIRM’s Governing Board

“Stem Cells and Aging: Renegade Cells”
Julie Mangada, Ph.D.,
The Buck Institute, Novato, CA

“Stem Cells: A Tool for the Development of Novel Therapeutics for Parkinson’s Disease”
Julie Andersen, Ph.D.,
The Buck Institute, Novato, CA

Complimentary Lunch

“My Aching Back! New Diagnostic Tools and Cell-based Therapies for an Age-old Problem”
Jeffrey Lotz, Ph.D.,
The University of California, San Francisco

Patient Advocate Sharing Sessions

1:30 PM Program Concludes

RSVP: Lorraine Stiehl

Follow the meeting on Twitter at #CIRMSantaRosa

Date Published: October 21, 2011
Last Modified: April 5, 2017