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.
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.