The New York Stem Cell Foundation hosted a reception at The Lotus Club in New York City to welcome the 2008 NYSCF - Stanley and Fiona Druckenmiller Fellows. 2007 Fellow, Dr. Darja Marolt, spoke on behalf of the NYSCF Fellows to thank the Druckenmillers for their generous support.
In recognition of Women's History Month, Lieutenant Governor David A. Paterson honored Susan L. Solomon, Chief Executive Officer of The New York Stem Cell Foundation, along with seven other extraordinary women.
The State of the States Medical Advisory Board meeting brought together leaders from state stem cell funding programs to share strategies and engage in active discussion with one another and with NYSCF's pre-eminent stem cell scientists.
The New York Stem Cell Foundation and the 92nd Street Y presented a panel discussion entitled Stem Cell Research: The Way Forward.
Richard Feigen hosted an outreach cocktail reception for NYSCF in New York City. Kevin Eggan, PhD, and Robin Goland, MD, gave talks on the biology of stem cells, underscoring the potential for this research to change the face of science and medicine.