2017 Stem Cells community information forumAugust 17, 2017
A packed house heard marvelous presentations at the CERA 2017 Stem cells community information forum hosted by Associate Professor Alice Pébay, Principal Investigator, Neuroregeneration.
Topics covered were:
- Using stem cells to understand blinding eye diseases
Dr Duncan Crombie, Research Fellow, Neuroregeneration, CERA
- Saving vision using stem cells and ‘Cut and Paste’ technology
Lisa Kearns, Orthoptist, Clinical Genetics, CERA
- Understanding the role of your immune system: pitfalls and opportunities for cell therapy
Dr Matthew Rutar, Research Fellow, Centre for Stem Cell Systems, University of Melbourne
- Hype, hope and reality in stem cell therapy
Associate Professor Megan Munsie, Deputy Director, Centre for Stem Cell Systems, University of Melbourne; Head, Education, Ethics, Law & Community Awareness Unit, Stem Cells Australia
Audio and video recordings of the morning will be available on this page in due course.
Please check back here soon.
Here are some images from the event.
Dr Duncan Crombie, Associate Professor Alice Pébay, Dr Matthew Rutar, Lisa Kearns,
Associate Professor Megan Munsie
A/Prof Pébay with a community member
Lisa Kearns with a community member
A/Prof Pébay presenting
A/Prof Megan Munsie with a community member