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17:00 - 19:30 5 October 2017

Launch of the Lancet Commission: Stem cells and regenerative medicine


Gavin de Beer Lecture Theatre | Anatomy Building (link Map)
Gower Street | London | WC1E 6BT | United Kingdom

Open to: Alumni | Public | Academic | Student
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Speaker information

Giulio Cossu, Chair in Regenerative Medicine, University of Manchester (Commission lead author)
Tracey Brown, Director, Sense about Science
Jonathan Montgomery, Professor of Health Care Law, UCL
James Wilson, Co-director, UCL Health Humanities Centre

The Lancet Commission: Stem cells and regenerative medicine is the work of academics and specialists from many disciplines across UCL and partners. It was led by Professor Giulio Cossu, a pioneer of skeletal myogenesis research and the first cell therapy trial with stem cells for muscular dystrophy; and co-authored by clinicians, scientists, lawyers, ethicists, anthropologists, experts on patient and public engagement, and health economists.The launch event will be introduced by Professor David Lomas, UCL Vice-Provost, Health; and chaired by Dr Richard Horton, Editor-in-Chief, The Lancet.


Aarathi Prasad
+44 (0) 7679 7521 | a.prasad@ucl.ac.uk


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