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Ansary Symposium on Stem Cell Research at Weill Cornell Medical College
Date:9/16/2008

WHO:

Hosted by Weill Cornell Medical College, the Ansary Symposium on Stem Cell Research is bringing together a group of leading figures in the field, including internationally known scientists, physicians and ethicists, to discuss recent scientific advances and ethical issues in stem cell research.

WHEN:

Wednesday, September 17, 3:00-4:30 PM
- AND -
Thursday, September 18, 8:00 AM-1:30 PM

WHERE:

Uris Auditorium
Weill Cornell Medical College
1300 York Avenue (at 69th Street)

Reporters are invited to attend the two-day symposium. The first day features a lively debate about the future of human embryonic stem cell research. The second day will showcase presentations from the world's top stem cell researchers. The schedule is as follows:

>Wednesday, September 17, 3:00-4:30 PM:

Public Policy Session with Panel Forum

"The Generation and Use of Human Embryonic Stem Cells: What Is the Current Status in the United States, and Where Are We Going?"

Moderated by: Robert Bazell, chief Science and Health Correspondent, NBC News

Featuring:

  • Dr. Arthur Caplan, director, Center for Bioethics, University of Pennsylvania

  • Dr. Christopher Tollefsen, associate professor of Philosophy and Director of Graduate Studies, University of South Carolina

Thursday, September 18, 8:00 AM-1:30 PM:

Scientific Sessions

Five Renowned Scientists Present Cutting Edge Research

  • Dr. Shahin Rafii, co-director, of Ansary Stem Cell Institute at Weill Cornell Medical College will discuss the role of vascular tissue in supporting stem cell and organ regeneration.

  • Dr. Ali Brivanlou, Robert and Harriet Heilbrunn Professor at The Rockefeller University will discuss novel strategies in reprogramming mature cells into pluripotent stem cells

  • Dr. Kevin Eggan, assistant professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology at Harvard University will define the role of induced reprogramming of human fibroblasts into pluripotent stem cells and neuronal tissue.

  • Dr. Gordon Keller, director, McEwen Center for Regenerative Medicine will discuss creating cardiovascular tissue from pluripotent stem cells

  • Dr. Lorenz Studer, director, Laboratory of Stem Cell and Tumor Biology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center will show data on generation of functional neuronal tissue from pluripotent stem cells.

http://www.ansarysymposium.org/


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Contact: Andrew Klein
ank2017@med.cornell.edu
212-821-0560
New York- Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center/Weill Cornell Medical College
Source:Eurekalert

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