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Einstein hosts its first stem cell institute symposium
Date:9/21/2012

September 21, 2012 (BRONX, NY) The promise of stem cells seems limitless. If they can be coaxed into rebuilding organs, repairing damaged spinal cords and restoring ravaged immune systems, these malleable cells would revolutionize medical treatment. But stem cell research is still in its infancy, as scientists seek to better understand the role of these cells in normal human development and disease.

On Friday, September 14, the Ruth L. and David S. Gottesman Institute for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Research at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University offered the Einstein community and invited guests an opportunity to hear from leading stem cell scientists investigating the dynamic field. The 2012 Einstein Stem Cell Institute Symposium featured speakers from around the globe presenting the latest research on induced pluripotent stem cells (iPS cells), cell reprogramming, as well as cancer and hematopoietic (blood-forming) stem cells.

"This symposium was an important milestone for stem cell research at Einstein and confirms our intent to contribute to advances in stem cell biology," said the event's host and organizer, Paul Frenette, M.D., director and chair of Einstein's Stem Cell Institute and professor of medicine and of cell biology.

"There has been a lot of hype in the past few years about the promise of stem cell research and some concerns that perhaps it was oversold to the public," said Dr. Frenette. "The symposium's speakers nicely illustrated the tremendous progress that has been made thus far and showed how outstanding research is helping us to realize the full potential of stem cells."

The afternoon event included four presentations:

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