New Hope for Alzheimer’s: Emerging Gene and Stem Cell Therapies

Date

February 10, 2020
6:30 – 8:30 pm

Location

NYSCF Research Institute
619 West 54th Street

Alzheimer’s is a mysterious and complex disease that has proven incredibly challenging to treat. Research has shown that certain genetic variants can make people vulnerable to Alzheimer’s disease, while other genetic variants can actually protect against it. By taking advantage of these discoveries and the power of stem cells, scientists are already testing new gene and stem cell therapies in patients. Join the experts behind these breakthroughs for an interactive discussion about the promising future of Alzheimer’s treatments.

MODERATOR
Max Gomez, PhD
CBS New York
PANELIST
Ronald Crystal, MD
Weill Cornell Medicine
PANELIST
Valentina Fossati, PhD
The NYSCF Research Institute
PANELIST
Sam Gandy, MD, PhD
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
PANELIST
Scott Noggle, PhD
The NYSCF Research Institute


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