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Stem Cells for Treating the Nervous System – Are We Ready for Prime Time?

Recorded Webinar
Who Should Attend: 
Everyone is welcome


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Associate Professor of Neuroscience
Brain and Mind Research Institute
Weill Cornell Medicine
Lab Director
Laboratory for Cell Fate Specification and Circuit Development
Burke Neurological Institute

Topics presented include:

  • Are all stem cells created in a dish or do stem cells reside in our body?
  • How can we use stem cells to repair the damaged nervous system?
  • What evidence exists for the therapeutic utility of stem cells in treating brain disorders or repairing the damaged nervous system?
  • How can stem cells in a dish help build new therapies for treating brain disorders?
  • Using stem cells to treat COVID-19, is there any merit to it?


Thursday, June 11, 2020 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm


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