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MEDIA ADVISORY: New York Lt. Gov. David Paterson and Stem Cell Experts to Participate in 3rd Annual Stem Cell Summit
Date:2/26/2008


NEW YORK, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ --

WHO: New York Lt. Gov. David A. Paterson, along with stem cell experts

Arnold Caplan, Ph.D., Wise Young, Ph.D., M.D., and Thomas R. Lyon,

M.D., will be the keynote speakers at the 3rd Annual Stem Cell

Summit.

WHEN/WHERE: 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, February 26

Hilton New York

Trianon Ballroom

1335 Avenue of the Americas

WHAT: Largest gathering of stem cell experts with more than 40 company

presentations will provide a complete update on the industry.

Robin Young, president of RRY Publications, industry analyst and

organizer of the conference, will discuss his 10-year market

forecast for the stem cell industry and estimate stem cell product

sales for 2008.

STEM CELL SUMMIT AGENDA: http://www.stemcellsummit.com/2008/agenda08.html

REGISTRATION AVAILABLE ONSITE.

BACKGROUND: New York Lt. Gov. David Paterson, a stem cell proponent, has

led the charge for several crucial issues for New York's

future, proposing legislation for a $1 billion voter-approved

stem cell research initiative.

Arnold Caplan, Ph.D., a professor of biology and general

medicine services (oncology) at Case Western Reserve

University, has studied tissue engineering of mesenchymal

tissue, skeletal tissue biology, extracellular matrix and the

aging of the skin.

Wise Young, Ph.D., M.D., a founding director of the W.M. Keck

Center for Collaborative Neuroscience and a professor at

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, will discuss how

stem cells are helping patients with life-threatening

diseases today through the use of cord blood. Dr. Young is

one of the world's outstanding neuroscientists and a leader

in spinal cord injury research. He is also the doctor who

first treated Christopher Reeve following a 1995 horseback-

riding accident.

Thomas R. Lyon, M.D., chief of orthopaedic surgery at

Lutheran Medical Center in New York, trained at the

prestigious Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore and has since

developed a research center focusing on the fields of

osteobiologics and orthopedic trauma.

CONTACTS: Wendy Lau

Russo Partners, LLC

212-845-4272

Wendy.Lau@russopartnersllc.com

Karin Eskenazi

Russo Partners, LLC

212-845-4262

Karin.Eskenazi@russopartnersllc.com


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