What are you doing March 7? If you are in the San Francisco area you should come up to our public meeting where you can learn how the state stem cell agency is fueling the development of new therapies for debilitating diseases and conditions like blindness, heart disease, diabetes, cancer and neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease.
There will be brief presentations on the power of patient advocacy, and on the progress being made using stem cells to treat diabetes, osteoporosis and spinal cord injury. In addition, before and after these presentations, you can view posters about progress in several other diseases and chat one-on-one with researchers who are leading the search for new therapies. The researchers will mixing and mingling alongside posters describing our research in different disease areas
You can learn more about the event and RSVP here. Even if you aren’t in the San Francisco area, spread the word to those who might be able to attend.
If you just can’t wait to learn more about our progress, be sure to look at our Progress Toward Therapies page. It lists all of our awards that are working toward new therapies and describes our funding approach.