Potential of Stem Cell Therapy in Cerebral Palsy

September 21, 2011, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Kinetic Connections is pleased to announce the first seminar in our fall seminar series.

Potential of Stem Cell Therapy in Cerebral Palsy
Wednesday, September 21, 2011
Kennedy Krieger Institute Outpatient Center
801 North Broadway, Conference Room 202
6:00-8:00 p.m.

Participants will learn the basics of stem cell biology and different sources of stem and progenitor cells, the results of stem cell therapies in animal models of cerebral palsy or related disorders, and gain an insight into the potential benefits as well as adverse effects of cell-based interventions.

Speaker: Dr. Ali Fatemi, Assistant Professor of Neurology & Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine/Kennedy Krieger Institute

Sponsored by: Phelps Center for Cerebral Palsy & Neurodevelopmental Medicine, Kennedy Krieger Institute

Registration: Seminar is free, but registration is required and limited to 65 participants. Registration deadline is September 14th. Dinner will be served. CEUs will not be offered.

For more information and to register, contact Toni Shumate, Coordinator at (443) 923-9137 or shumate@kennedykrieger.org.

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