Public Invited to Learn More About Potential of Stem Cells in Healthcare
News Jan 16, 2012
The February 1, 2012 meeting will be held at 6:00 p.m. in the Torrey Pines room of the DoubleTree Hotel, 11915 El Camino Real, San Diego. Howard Leonhardt, CEO of Bioheart, will be the key speaker. Bioheart is a leader in the cardiovascular sector of cell technology. Mr. Leonhardt will discuss how doctors use stem cells to regenerate damaged tissue where possible and to improve the quality of a patient’s life.
Drs. Javier Lopez and Jesus Perez of RMI will answer any questions guests may have regarding stem cell research being conducted.
Regenerative Medicine Institute is a multispecialty group of Board Certified physicians and allied health professionals working together to meet the needs of patients and families living with a number of chronic degenerative diseases, including COPD, heart disease, and an array of orthopedic issues.
This will be an informal discussion, during which guests are welcome to ask any questions they may have about the reality of current stem cell treatments. Light refreshments will be offered. To reserve a seat, call (619) 421-0700 or (408) 207-8612.
A human pluripotent stem cell line has been engineered which contains two ‘suicide genes’ that induce cell death in all but the desired insulin-producing cells. This double fail-safe approach opens the door to creating safe cell-replacement therapies for people living with type 1 diabetes.READ MORE