Panel Discussion: Stem Cell Research Under Obama – The State of the Nation

Starts

January 27, 2009

Ends

January 27, 2009

On Tuesday, January 27th, Dr. Harold Varmus hosted a panel discussion on the future of stem cell research under the new Obama administration.

On Tuesday, January 27th, NYSCF hosted a panel discussion on the future of stem cell research under the new Obama administration. Panelists examined the current and future roles of the federal government in stem cell research, as well as the importance of private funding to ensure the advancement of this critical science.

Panelists included:

Harold Varmus, MD
Co-Chair of The President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology; President and Chief Executive Officer, Memorial Sloan Kettering; Nobel Laureate

Alta Charo, JD
Member, Obama Health and Human Services Transition Team; Warren P. Knowles Professor of Law and Bioethics, University of Wisconsin at Madison

Ceci Connolly
Health Politics Reporter, The Washington Post

Kevin Eggan, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology, Harvard University, and Chief Scientific Officer, The New York Stem Cell Foundation

Lawrence A. Tabak
DDS, PhD, Acting Deputy Director, NIH, Director, NIDCR

Susan L. Solomon
Chief Executive Officer, The New York Stem Cell Foundation