General Public

We engage the public with frequent opportunities to learn about important scientific advances, ask questions about breakthroughs in stem cell research, and discuss societal and ethical implications.

Conversations with Experts
Hear leaders in the field discuss their progress and perspective on how to accelerate cures for the major diseases of our time.

How Do We Ethically Distribute COVID-19 Vaccines? (01/07/21)

Now that vaccines have arrived, who is being prioritized on the vaccine list and how? Similarly, as lifesaving treatment breakthroughs emerge, how can we ensure that all vulnerable communities will benefit from them? Watch recording here.

A Fireside Chat with Moderna Founder Dr. Derrick Rossi (12/15/20)

Moderna founder, NYSCF – Robertson Stem Cell Investigator Alumnus, and NYSCF Board Member Derrick Rossi, PhD and NYSCF CEO & Founder Susan L. Solomon discuss exciting mRNA technology that has accelerated COVID-19 vaccines and what we can expect to see from these vaccines in the coming months. Watch recording here.

Updates on the COVID-19 Fight (08/27/20)

The NYSCF Innovator Community talk about the different stem cell models of COVID-19 they have developed, which are illuminating the ways the virus impacts our bodies and accelerating drug discovery. Watch recording here.

How Can Brain Inflammation Lead to Neurodegeneration? (07/30/20)

Why do neurons die in the brains of patients with diseases like multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer’s, and Parkinson’s? Mounting evidence has implicated inflammation in the brain as a source of toxicity to neurons. Watch recording here.

Personalizing Cancer Care (06/04/20)

Recent breakthroughs that leverage the power of stem cells allow scientists to create patient-specific models of tumors called organoids, which offer scientists an unlimited supply of tumor tissue for research. Hear from our Women’s Reproductive Cancers Initiative leaders in cancer research and treatment for an interactive discussion on emerging opportunities to personalize cancer treatments. Watch recording here.

The Fight Against COVID-19 (04/23/20)

Hear from members of the NYSCF community on their promising new projects to accelerate treatments and diagnostics for COVID-19. Watch recording here.

Live Research Updates
Learn from NYSCF scientists about the latest advancements in disease research in Alzheimer’s disease, diabetes, women’s reproductive cancers and more via live webinars.

The Science Behind COVID-19 and Why Stem Cells Matter (05/20/20)

NYSCF’s Senior Vice President of Research Scott Noggle, PhD leads this interactive 45-minute webinar to learn what we know about the biology of COVID-19, how our lab is using stem cell models to study the infection and its effects, and how the NYSCF community is uniting to combat the pandemic. Watch recording here.

Engineering Personalized Bone Implants (05/06/20)

Join Dr. de Peppo for this 45-minute webinar to hear about what his innovative work means for the future of bone implants, along with the various challenges he has overcome to bring his research closer to the clinic. Watch here.

Knowledge Center
Read and watch interviews with NYSCF researchers & collaborators, explanations of scientific discoveries, and more!

Toward a Cure for Type 1 Diabetes

For 98 years, we have used insulin therapy to treat the symptoms of type 1 diabetes (T1D), but there is still no cure for the disease. At a recent panel discussion held at the NYSCF Research Institute, scientists, clinicians, and patient advocates discussed the latest progress towards cures for T1D, including NYSCF’s work to develop a cell replacement therapy. Read more and watch the panel.

The Future of Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s remains one of the most devastating diseases in the world, and though there are more than 44 million people with it worldwide, there are still no effective treatments or cures. If no breakthroughs are made, the disease will have cost us roughly one trillion dollars by 2030. What new treatment strategies are on the horizon for the millions of patients in need? Read more and watch the panel.

Highlights of the 2019 NYSCF Conference

Learn from the top minds in the field about the latest breakthroughs in translational stem cell research, including how stem cells are being used to illuminate disease mechanisms, discover new therapies, and advance precision medicine. Read the highlights.