On April 3rd, NYSCF hosted a panel discussion on heart disease and stem cell research at The TimesCenter in New York City. Stem Cell Research: Mending Broken Hearts was moderated by CBS News' Dr. Max Gomez and featured global experts on heart disease, bioethics, and stem cell research discussing the latest developments in the field and the current efforts to apply stem cell breakthroughs for the treatment of cardiac disease.
On November 15, 2011, The NYSCF Junior Leadership Council hosted a cocktail reception celebrating the intersection of Art and Science at the Chelsea Art Museum.
Guests learned about the latest research coming out of The NYSCF Laboratory and toured a special viewing of the exhibition, Perceptions of Promise: Biotechnology, Society and Art, which was inspired by the life sciences.
NYSCF CEO Susan L. Solomon and scientist Scott Noggle, PhD, were interviewed on the Martha Stewart Show about the potential for new cancer treatments to be developed through stem cell research.
The Sixth Annual New York Stem Cell Foundation Gala was the grand opening of NYSCF's Science Fair cocktail hour, designed by David Rockwell – an unprecedented evening showcasing NYSCF scientists and their groundbreaking work. The evening honored Julian H. Robertson, Jr. and the artist Christo, with awards presented by New York City's Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Joel Fleishman.
On June 22, 2011, the NYSCF Laboratory hosted a reception celebrating the new NYSCF - Golub Stem Cell Initiative for Parkinson's Disease. The evening included a plaque unveiling commemorating the new initiative and a tour of the lab with demonstrations from NYSCF researchers.
On June 16th, NYSCF hosted a dinner for scientists attending the ISSCR Conference in Toronto, Ontario. The dinner was held at the c5 Restaurant in the new wing of the Royal Ontario Museum designed by Daniel Libeskind.
The New York Stem Cell Foundation (NYSCF) held its sixth annual spring public outreach event to bring together leading stem cell scientists with patient advocates to describe current efforts to apply stem cell research to finding new treatments and cures for Parkinson’s disease.
On January 19, NYSCF held the annual winter meeting of the NYSCF Medical Advisory Board. NYSCF MAB member and Vice President of Research in Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine at Life Technologies Dr. Mahendra Rao, NYSCF-Robertson Investigator Paul Tesar and NYSCF-Druckenmiller Fellow Marco Seandel presented on their research and the state of the field.