NYSCF Stem Cell Panel at The TimesCenter: Realizing the Promise

The New York TimesCenter
242 West 41st Street
6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Stem cell research is much talked about and little understood. This panel of leading stem cell scientists and patient advocates provided the straight scoop on the latest developments in the stem cell field and explained why there is so much at stake for us all. Excerpts from current films helped illustrate the urgency of this research.

Participants included:
Chuck Close Artist and patient advocate
Kevin Eggan, PhD The New York Stem Cell Foundation and Harvard Stem Cell Institute
Brooke Ellison Patient advocate; President, The Brooke Ellison Project
Gerald Fischbach, MD The Simons Foundation
Jack Kessler, PhD Northwestern University
Alexandra Reeve Board member, The Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation
Leonard Lopate Host, The Leonard Lopate Show, WNYC
Susan L. Solomon CEO, The New York Stem Cell Foundation