The California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) and UC Davis Health are hosting a free patient-advocate event on Wednesday, Oct. 10, to highlight the latest in stem cell therapies and research. The event is open to the public and will be held in the MIND Institute auditorium, 2825 50th St. in Sacramento.
Stem cell research is now providing hope and potentially life-changing treatments to patients facing a wide array of diseases and disorders. Learn about the exciting progress being made and what it could mean for patients and families everywhere.
The event is designed to encourage questions and discussion, and it concludes with a coffee session featuring the scientists.
|Welcome: Jan Nolta, Ph.D., UC Davis Stem Cell Program|
|Kevin McCormack, Sr. Director of Public Communications & Patient Advocate Outreach, California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM)|
|From idea to clinic 1: Mark Lee, M.D., Orthopedics|
|From idea to clinic 2: Peter Belafsky, M.D., Otolaryngology|
|What’s happening right now: Mehrdad Abedi, M.D., Oncology; CIRM Alpha Stem Cell Clinic|
|From idea to clinic 3: Aijun Wang, Ph.D., Surgery|
|From idea to clinic 4: Kyle Fink, Ph.D., Neurology|
|What’s next: James Kovach, M.D., JD, and Mark Romney, Office of Entrepreneurship and Industry Alliances|
|Q & A and coffee with the scientists|
|Next steps: Kevin McCormack|
Click here for the flyer.