CIRM Public Stem Cell Meeting

Event date: 
Jun 21, 2016
Event type: 
Public Seminar

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 Speakers

Catriona Jamieson, UCSD

Henry Klassen, UC Irvine

Donald Kohn, UCLA

Jonathan Thomas, CIRM

Bruce Conklin, The Gladstone Institutes, UCSF

Malin Parmar, Lund University

Want to learn more?

Check out the CIRM Public Stem Cell Meeting Webpage.

If you're interested in learning more about CIRM's mission to accelerate stem cell treatments to patients with unmet medical needs or how you can help us achieve our mission as a patient advocate, please email Kevin McCormack at kmccormack@cirm.ca.gov.