Stem Cell Crystal Ball – Navigating Contemporary Practice and Imagining the Future
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
10:30 – 12:00
This session is focused towards practising health professionals, health professionals in training, and those with a general interest in stem cell and gene therapy for human health. Attendees will be introduced to the basics of stem cell biology, including terminology and current evidence-based clinical applications of stem cells. Using clinical case studies as examples, we will explore recent breakthroughs and future directions in the transforming use of stem cells as cellular therapies in a range of diseases. Ethical, social and legal implications will be discussed in the context of responsibility and professional standards.
Megan Munsie, PhD, University of Melbourne, Australia
Ashley Ng, MBBS, FRACP, FRACP, Royal Melbourne Hospital and the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Australia
Rosa McCarty, PhD, University of Melbourne, Australia
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