UC Davis experts to host discussion on leukemia, ...
NEWS | June 19, 2012

UC Davis experts to host discussion on leukemia, lymphoma and the promise of stem cell therapies


Experts from UC Davis Health System will share their latest research about regenerative medicine, with a focus on leukemia and lymphoma, during a community forum on the university's Sacramento campus. The event takes place on Tuesday, June 26, from 6- 7:30 p.m. in the lecture hall at the UC Davis Education Building, 4610 X Street, in Sacramento.

UC Davis Health System presents UC Davis Health System presents "Stem Cell Dialogues" on June 26.

The forum features lymphoma expert Joseph Tuscano, internationally recognized oncologist Karen Kelly, and stem cell laboratory director Gerhard Bauer. They will present information about clinical trials and the latest stem cell treatment opportunities in fighting cancer. Attendees will have ample opportunity to ask questions.

The forum is free and open to the public. It is part of "Stem Cell Dialogues," UC Davis Health System's quarterly presentation about regenerative medicine and the goal of turning stem cells into cures. Each speaker will provide a short presentation followed by a panel discussion and question-and-answer period. The event will be moderated by Claire Pomeroy, vice chancellor for human health sciences at UC Davis and dean of the School of Medicine.

Seating is limited. Those interested in attending should reserve a seat by contacting Elizabeth Hoff at 916-734-9101 or Elizabeth.hoff@ucdmc.ucdavis.edu. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Free parking will be available in Lots 12 and 14, just south of the Education Building, near 45th Street and 2nd Avenue.


UC Davis Health System is improving lives and transforming health care by providing excellent patient care, conducting groundbreaking research, fostering innovative, interprofessional education, and creating dynamic, productive partnerships with the community. The academic health system includes one of the country's best medical schools, a 631-bed acute-care teaching hospital, a 1000-member physician's practice group and the new Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing. It is home to a National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center, an international neurodevelopmental institute, a stem cell institute and a comprehensive children's hospital. Other nationally prominent centers focus on advancing telemedicine, improving vascular care, eliminating health disparities and translating research findings into new treatments for patients. Together, they make UC Davis a hub of innovation that is transforming health for all. For more information, visit healthsystem.ucdavis.edu.