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Stem cell research and theories to be discussed

October 03, 2008

Stem cell treatment will be discussed at an hourlong presentation given 7 p.m. Tuesday at UCI.

Peter Donovan will host “Stem Cells: Building New Treatment for Human Disease,” which will focus on UCI’s progress in stem cell research and discuss future advances in the field with implications for treating human disease, ethical concerns and issues of justice.

Donovan’s background includes researching the basic properties of stem cells and focusing on the genetic and environmental signals controlling their behavior.

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The free lecture will be at The Beckman Center of the National Academies of Sciences and Engineering, 100 Academic Way, Irvine, Building 80.

To make reservations, contact newkirk@uci.edu or call (949) 824-9336.

— Matt Brown


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