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Come learn how your state stem cell agency is fueling the development of new therapies for debilitating diseases and conditions like blindness, heart disease, diabetes, cancer and neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson’s disease.
March 7th, 2013 - March 7th, 2013 (6:30 pm - 7:45 pm)
Hosted by California Institute for Regenerative Medicine
Hyatt Regency San Francisco - Directions
5 Embarcadero Center
San Francisco, CA 94111
California’s stem cell agency, the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM), is hosting an interactive presentation to update you on the latest in stem cell research and to give you a chance to ask scientists about progress in a disease that matters to you.
There will be brief presentations on the power of patient advocacy, and on the progress being made using stem cells to treat diabetes, osteoporosis and spinal cord injury. There will also be displays on the progress being made in several other diseases and an opportunity to chat one-on-one with researchers The disease they are researching will be boldly identified on their nametags and they will be prepared to take your questions.
The state stem cell agency supports teams of researchers working toward therapies in 40 different diseases. This event will highlight a few of those teams developing stem cell therapies.