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California Institute for Regenerative Medicine

Teaming up for Cures: Progress and promise of stem cells

Thursday March 7th 2013  
WhereHyatt Regency San Francisco - 5 Embarcadero - San Francisco, CA
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Time6:30 PM - 7:45 PM
Organization HomeCalifornia Institute for Regenerative Medicine
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Event Description Light snacks will be provided and a cash bar will be available.

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.

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. In addition, before and after these presentations, you can view lay-level posters about progress in several other diseases and 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.

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CIRM is California's stem cell agency that funds stem cell research throughout the state to accelerate the pace toward therapies and cures for debilitating diseases and injuries.

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