Cardiovascular Therapies: Spotlight on Stem Cell Research – W. Douglas Boyd
“Cardiac Tissue Regeneration and Biosurgery”
On March 10, 2011, W. Douglas Boyd, M.D., spoke about his work towards developing stem cell-based technologies to repair heart tissue damaged by cardiovascular disease. Boyd is a professor of surgery and director of robotics and biosurgery for the UC Davis Health System.
Boyd was introduced by Claire Pomeroy, M.D., M.B.A., vice chancellor for Human Health Sciences at UC Davis and dean of the UC Davis School of Medicine. Pomeroy is also a member of the CIRM Governing Board.