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OIRM Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Symposium 2019

Ontario Institute for Regenerative Medicine

Wednesday, 15 May 2019 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (EDT)

OIRM Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Symposium 2019

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OIRM's Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Symposium is an annual one-day event that brings together scientists, clinicians, trainees, industry, health charities, and government to share advances in the field of regenerative medicine. The Symposium features presentations from some of Ontario's leading experts including representatives from the OIRM funded Disease Teams and the discovery science presentations that will highlight some of Ontario’s most innovative new ideas.

 

This year's keynote speaker is Dr. Pete Coffey, PhD. from University College London. 

 

Dr. Coffey is director of the London Project at UCL a program aimed at developing novel therapies to cure blindness. Dr. Coffey is a world leader in this space being the first to use human embryonic stem cells for age-related macular degeneration and retinitis pigmentosa. He has authored and co-authored numerous papers including two landmark papers demonstrating the use of humans cells to halt visual deterioration in models of age-related macular degeneration. Having received many honors and awards, including the prestigious Estelle Doheny Living Tribute Award in 2009, Retinitis Pigmentosa International's Vision Award in 2009, the CIRM Leadership Award in 2010, and the New York Stem Cell Foundation Roberston Prize in 2011.

 

OIRM Annual Symposium
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
686 Bay Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning- SickKids


Registration will open in early 2019. 


Have questions about OIRM Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Symposium 2019? Contact Ontario Institute for Regenerative Medicine

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Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning
686 Bay Street
Auditorium, 2nd floor
Toronto, ON M5G 0A4
Canada

Wednesday, 15 May 2019 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (EDT)


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Ontario Institute for Regenerative Medicine

The Ontario Institute for Regenerative Medicine (OIRM) is a non-profit stem cell institute funded by the Ontario government and dedicated to transforming discoveries into clinical trials and cures. Through our commitment to collaboration and partnerships, we leverage our resources to fund and support promising advances. OIRM is a passionate champion for investigators and their patients as we build a healthier future for Ontario, Canada, and the world.

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