I’m flying out to San Diego today for the World Stem Cell Summit. I’ve been attending this great meeting every year lately and I always return home feeling more informed and energized. Here’s this year’s agenda. At the meeting, I will be doing a book signing tomorrow, Wednesday December 4th, from noon-2pm near the WSCS Registration Desk so swing by and say “hi”. I’d be happy to chat about the book and sign a copy if you’d like. We’ll have copies for sale. It …Read More
George Daley stem cell field SWAT analysis. He argues that the biggest threats to the stem cell field are premature and illegitimate clinical applications. He stresses need for innovation including by surgeons but cautions strongly against rushing therapies.
As I was compiling a list of the upcoming stem cell meetings the other day I got to thinking about the different kinds of stem cell meetings and how diverse they are. Some didactic in a stodgy kind of way, while others are just as educational and instructive, but in a more enjoyable format. Some are huge, some are small. One of my favorite meetings is the World Stem Cell Summit (WSCS). It’s coming up in December. I think you should go! You can register …Read More
It is nice to be back home, but I really enjoyed the World Stem Cell Summit. It was an energizing, inspiring meeting. There was a huge amount of information presented including new ideas and challenges to the existing paradigms. I’ve condensed it down for you. Below I list and briefly discuss what I thought were the top 6 critical take home messages from the meeting. 1) We are a great team, but we need to be more aligned. Our opponents on the other side …Read More