Millipore and the Burnham Institute to Conduct Human Stem Cell Training Workshops
News Jun 26, 2007
This collaboration between a commercial entity and a research institute will offer four-to-five day workshops held at least once per quarter. The workshops will be conducted by a team of Millipore, Burnham Institute and independent stem cell specialists.
As sole sponsor of the workshops, Millipore will work with the Burnham Institute to develop, organize and execute the trainings. New stem cell users from around the world will have direct access to leading stem cell technologies, researchers and hands-on experience.
The workshops will feature laboratory experiments as well as technical seminars given by prominent scientists in the field. The Burnham Institute will host the workshops at its campus in La Jolla, California, the first of which is tentatively scheduled for September 2007.
Interested parties will be able to register for the workshops, as well as view syllabi and workshop leader information beginning in August.
High blood pressure, or hypertension, is suggested to be one of the leading risk factors for heart disease. The process in which high blood pressure causes heart disease is not completely understood. Now, researchers have found that high blood pressure caused by specific signalling from the brain promotes heart disease by altering stem cells with the bone marrow.READ MORE