Seeing the Future of Aging through Stem Cells

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Seeing the Future of Aging Through Stem Cells

CIRM Patient Advocacy Day  & Stem Cell Update on Aging and Macular Degeneration


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

Welcome and Keynote Presentation,
“CIRM’s Investment in Solving the Problems of Aging & Macular Degeneration”
Jonathan Thomas, Ph.D., Chairman of the Independent Citizens Oversight Committee,

CIRM’s Governing Board
“The Basics of Stem Cells and Aging”
Dennis Clegg, Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara

“Restoring Sight for Patients with Age-related Macular Degeneration”
Ashish Ahuja, Ph.D., University of Southern California, Los Angeles

Complimentary Lunch

“Attacking Cancer in New Ways: Using Stem Cells and Nanoparticles
to Achieve Better Results”
Rachael Mooney, Ph.D., Post-doctoral CIRM Scholar, City of Hope, Duarte, CA

Patient Advocate Sharing Sessions

1:30 PM Program Concludes

For more infomation or to RSVP:

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