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A Closer Look at... Seminar Series 

 

 

Expert conversations highlighting emerging research and clinical strategies tackling a variety of diseases and topics using stem cell techniques.

Join us on Zoom for conversations on cutting-edge stem cell research.  These lectures will provide an accessible portal to learn about the amazing work being done at UC San Diego

 

A Closer Look at... Seminar Series Schedule

 

Past Seminars

August 13, 2021: A Closer Look at... Cancer Prevention

Scott Lippman, MD Ludmil Alexandrov, PhD, and Hannah Carter, PhD discuss the genetic, lifestyle-related, and environmental risk factors identified in cancer prevention.


May 30, 2021: A Closer Look at... Spinal Cord Injury

Mark Tuszynski, MD, PhD, Bob Yant, and Lawrence S.B. Goldstein, PhD discuss the newest research and treatments for spinal cord injury, including how neural stem cells may be leveraged to potentially regain function.


Thursday, April 15, 2021: A Closer Look at... COVID-19

Davey Smith, M.D., MAS, Sheldon Morris, M.D., MPH,  Robert "Chip" Schooley, M.D., and Catriona Jamieson, MD, PhD, have a conversation regarding COVID-19.


Tuesday, March 30, 2021: A Closer Look at Biomaterials, Tissue Repair, and Regeneration

Karen Christman, Ph.D.Marianna Alperin, M.D., Hosted by Sylvia Evans, Ph.D., discussed the next generation of pro-regenerative biomaterials.


February 18, 2021: A Closer Look at... Alzheimer's Disease

Douglas Galasko, M.D., Larry Goldstein, Ph.D., and Alysson Muotri, Ph.D. discussed the next generation of treatments for Alzheimer's disease.


December 17, 2020:  A Closer Look at... Prostate Disease

J. Kellogg Parsons, M.D., MHS, Rana R. McKay, M.D., and Christina Jamieson, Ph.D. discussed the next generation of treatments for Prostate Cancer.


October 22, 2020: A Closer Look at... Precision Immunotherapy: 

Ezra Cohen, M.D. & Judy Varner, Ph.D. on how Precision Immunotherapy can harness the body’s immune system to kill cancer cells.


August 6, 2020: A Closer Look at... Parkinson’s Disease: 

Irene Litvan, M.D., Don Cleveland, Ph.D., and David Higgins, Ph.D., discussed the next generation of treatments for Parkinson’s Disease and offered a patient’s perspective.