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
WHEN/WHERE: 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, February 26
Hilton New York
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-
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
Russo Partners, LLC
|SOURCE RRY Publications|
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