Chuck Close, NYSCF Board Member and Leadership Council Member, and Dorothy Lichtenstein, NYSCF Leadership Council Member, hosted NYSCF's spring evening of art and science. Dr. Kevin Eggan, PhD, NYSCF's Chief Scientific Officer, provided an update on the latest developments in stem cell research. Close led a special preview tour of his exhibition at the PaceWildenstein Gallery.
On Tuesday, January 27th, Dr. Harold Varmus hosted a panel discussion on the future of stem cell research under the new Obama administration.
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At an evening to benefit the Brooke Ellison Project, Susan L. Solomon was honored for her dedication to stem cell research.
The New York Stem Cell Foundation hosted its inaugural Architect and Designer Tag Sale. Each item came from the home of a prominent East End architect or designer. All of these gently used items were donated to benefit NYSCF's program of helping to accelerate the most advanced stem cell research.
Susan L. Solomon, CEO of the New York Stem Cell Foundation, Zach Hall, PhD, leading scientist, former Director at the NIH, and former President of the California State Stem Cell Initiative, and Roy Geronemus, MD, Director of the Laser & Skin Surgery Center of New York, Clinical Professor of Dermatology at the NYU Langone Medical Center, and NYSCF Board Chair, discussed the current state of stem cell research, the political climate surrounding it, and the potential it has to change the lives of us all.
The Eastman family hosted an outreach cocktail reception for NYSCF in East Hampton, NY. Zach Hall, PhD and Daylon James, PhD, talked about the biology of stem cells, underscoring the potential for this research to change the face of science and medicine.