2013 World Stem Cell Summit

By Susan Gammon, Ph.D.
December 3, 2013

The 2013 World Stem Cell Summit is an opportunity to share knowledge and advance collaborations in stem cell and regenerative medicine. The Summit brings together global stakeholders in research, discovery, and development of lifesaving  therapies mixed with experts in regulation, legislation, finance, reimbursement, and patient advocacy.

What: 2013 World Stem Cell Summit

When: December 4-6, 2013

Where: Manchester Grand Hyatt, San Diego, Calif.

Who: More than 1,200 attendees from 40 countries. Prominent industry leaders, scientists, clinicians, students, regulators, policymakers, patient advocates, philanthropists, economic-development officers, and experts in law and ethics.

Sanford-Burnham Scientist Presentations:

Dec 4 at 2:00 p.m. Robert Wechsler-Reya Ph.D., professor, NCI-Designated Cancer Center and director, Tumor Development Program, presents “The Modality of Cancer Stem Cells

Dec 4 at 4:00 p.m. Evan Snyder, M.D., Ph.D., professor, Del  E. Webb Center for Neuroscience, Aging, and Stem Cell Research  and  director, Stem Cells and Regenerative Biology Program, presents “Stem Cells and the Coming Standards Revolution in the Life Sciences”

Dec 5 at 2:30 p.m. Evan Snyder, M.D., Ph.D., presents “Stem Cells for Disease Modeling

Meeting Highlights :

Dec 5 at 4:00 p.m. Denny Sanford and Malin Burnham present  “Strategic Philanthropy in the Life Sciences

Dec 5 at 7:30 Denny Sanford and Malin Burnham will receive the Genetic Policy Institute’s 2013 Stem Cell Action Leadership Award at the Stem Cell Action Award Dinner

The 2013 organizing partners include the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Scripps Research Institute, Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute, and Kyoto University’s Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences (iCeMS).

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Susan Gammon, Ph.D.

Susan is editor of Communications at SBP.


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