A Dose of Reality on Alternative Stem Cell Treatments: What you don't know can hurt you


On June 15, 2010, the International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR) in partnership with CIRM presented a public forum on the responsible path for delivering stem cell therapies to the clinic. The forum was moderated by Rachel Myrow, a host and reporter at KQED radio. Myrow was introduced by Don Gibbons, CIRM’s Chief Communications Officer. The forum took place at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco, California. The panel speakers included:

Tim Caulfield, LLM
Health Law Institute, University of Alberta

Claude Gerstle, MD
Ophthalmologist and Advocate

Jeanne Frances Loring, PhD
Professor & Founding Director, Center for Regenerative Medicine at the Scripps Research Institute

Doug Sipp
RIKEN Center for Developmental Biology

Deepak Srivastava, MD
Director, Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease
Distinguished Professor in Pediatric Developmental Cardiology, University of California, San Francisco