An Evening with UCLA Stem Cell Scientists"

Tuesday | October 22, 2013

6.30PM - 8.30PM
Ronald Reagan Medical Center
Tamkin Auditorium (B-130)
757 Westwood Plaza

Featured Speakers:
Daniel Geschwind, MD, PhD - "Autism: Disease in a Dish"
(Director, Center for Autism Research and Treatment (CART); Professor, Neurology, Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences)

Donald B. Kohn, MD - "Sickle Cell Disease: Gene Therapy"
(Director, UCLA Human Gene Medicine Program; Professor, MIMG/Pediatrics)

Antoni Ribas, MD, PhD - "Cancer: Engineering Immunity"
(Director, JCCC Tumor Immunology Program Area; Professor, Department of Medicine, Hematology/Oncology)

Owen Witte, MD
(Director, Eli & Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine & Stem Cell Research at UCLA)

Special Guests:
Jonathan Thomas, PhD, JD
(Chairman of the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine [CIRM])
A. Eugene Washington, MD, MSc
(Vice Chancellor, UCLA Health Sciences; Dean, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA)

This important evening will highlight the developing therapeutic applications of stem cells and the accomplishments of the UCLA stem cell research community.

Reception following program at 8.00PM

Space is limited. Kindly RSVP:
BSCRC@mednet.ucla.edu
310.825.4958

Media Contact: 

Mirabai Vogt-James
(310) 983-1163
mvogt@mednet.ucla.edu