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Making sense of stem cells - open public meeting

October 20, 2017

Location:

Bratsera Hotel, Hydra, Greece, 7.30-9.30pm - 20th September
Stem cells hit the headlines every week. They are the celebrities of the cell world.

They also have the potential to impact our understanding and treatment of some of today's most complex diseases, like diabetes and Parkinson's.

All are welcome to come along and find out more about the science behind the headlines, from three scientists working at the cutting edge of stem cell research:


EMBRYONIC STEM CELLS - WHAT'S ALL THE FUSS ABOUT?
Professor Austin Smith
MRC Centre Development in Stem Cell Research, University of Edinburgh

STEM CELLS FOR TREATMENT OF DIABETES
Professor Danny Pipeleers
JDRF Center for Beta Cell Therapy in Diabetes, Brussels Free University

STEM CELLS AND NEURODEGENERATIVE DISEASES
Professor Anders Björklund
Wallenberg Neurosciences Center, Lund University

Refreshments served from 7.30pm.
Meeting starts at 8pm, and concludes with a question and answer session.

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