All posts by Sheila Menzies

BioPharm America 2011: Regenerative Medicine and Cell Therapy Briefing: The Road to Commercialization

Amidst the buzz of partnering activity throughout the three day BioPharm America 2011 meeting held in Boston, MA from September 7-9, 2011, there were ample opportunities to hear industry leaders’ perspectives on industry trends through workshops and panel discussions.  Of particular interest was a session focused on stem cells in regenerative medicine and featured here, given the powerful allure of […]

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SfN 2009: Annual Meeting Report Part 4

The Society for Neuroscience (SfN) held its annual meeting in Chicago in October 17-21, 2009.  The meeting attracted over 30,000 researchers worldwide to present and discuss the latest in neuroscience research.  Talks and poster presentations were categorized into eight themes, which included Disorders of the Nervous System. The ALS Forum previously presented several ALS relevant […]

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Suna Kirac Conference 2009: Stem Cells, RNAi and Neurodegeneration

The Suna and Inan Kirac Foundation sponsored a recent meeting held in Istanbul, Turkey on July 19-21, 2009, where international scientists gathered to discuss Stem Cells, RNAi and Neurodegeneration.  The conference opened with talks focusing on the development of motor neurons and moved on to topics covering disease pathogenesis and potential therapeutic approaches for neurodegenerative […]

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