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Inaugural Sanford Stem Cell Symposium


Symposium Evaluation

If you attended the meeting on October 14-15, 2021, we kindly ask you to take a few minutes to let us know your feedback by filling out this online survey.

 We would love to know what we did right and what we can improve. Your feedback will be valued and used to shape future events.

Fill out the Sanford Stem Cell Symposium evaluation below.

The Sanford Stem Cell Symposium is a two-day multidisciplinary event highlighting recent breakthroughs in regenerative medicine. 

This meeting brings together both research and clinical experts to advance translational applications of stem cell medicine.

The goal of this symposium is to bring together stakeholders from academia, industry, government, and the public to discuss developments in the field for turning stem cell-based therapies into approved products for patients in need. The program will highlight stem cell regeneration in several disease areas and interactive discussion panels regarding stem cells in space and stem cell clinical trials.  

 View Program HERE

October 14, 2021, 1:00 - 6:00 pm PDT

October 15, 2021, 8:00 - 6:30 pm PDT


Interested UCSD investigators, their research teams, academic collaborators, the scientific community, and the public are encouraged to attend.

Hosted by:

Catriona Jamieson, MD, PhD, Director of the Sanford Stem Cell Clinical Center and Chief of the Division of Regenerative Medicine

Alysson Muotri, PhD, Co-Director, Stem Cell Program


Our keynote speakers include:

Gordana Vunjak-Novakovic, PhD, Professor, Columbia University

Andreas Trumpp, PhD, Professor, DKFZ Cancer Center

Elaine Fuchs, PhD, Professor, The Rockefeller University


Email with any questions/concerns.


The Sanford Stem Cell Clinical Center & UC San Diego Stem Cell Program are requesting abstracts for our upcoming Sanford Stem Cell Symposium. The deadline to submit abstracts is Friday, September 17, 2021.


Sponsorship Opportunities 


Gold – $7,000+

Company Logo and Name on Program: Mentioned in Opening and Closing Remarks* Promotional Materials* to be added to the program and displayed during coffee breaks/lunch breaks

Silver – $4,000-$6,000

Company Logo and Name on Program: Mentioned in Opening and Closing Remarks* Promotional Materials to be added to the program

Bronze – $1,000-$3,000

Company Logo and Name on Program: Mentioned in Opening and Closing Remarks

Please email for more information.