Join California's Stem Cell Agency (CIRM) for a live Google Hangout about the latest progress in stem cell-based treatments for spinal cord injury.
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The Hangout will include a discussion of Asterias Biotherapeutics’ CIRM-funded clinical trial for spinal cord injury by Jane Lebkowski, PhD, president of research and development at Asterias. Roman Reed, a tireless advocate for stem cell research and spinal cord injury treatments will provide the patient advocate community’s perspectives. And Kevin Whittlesey, PhD, a CIRM science officer, will discuss other CIRM-funded research that aims to better understand spinal cord injury and to bring stem cell-based therapies to clinic trials.