In two weeks, the Ontario Institute for Regenerative Medicine (OIRM), is hosting a free, public event on stem cells — in partnership with Western University. One of the featured panelists is Rotman faculty member, Carolyn McLeod, who will be delivering a talk entitled, “The Ethics of Stem Cell Research”.

Stem Cells 101: The Promise and Potential

Tuesday, April 19, 2016
7:00 – 9:00pm

What is a stem cell?
What’s new in stem cell research?
What kinds of treatments are using stem cells today?
What is stem cell tourism?

If you are interested in these questions, OIRM has the answers. Register to attend their free public event on Tuesday, April 19th from 7:00-9:00 pm at Western University, International Graduate Affairs Building (IGAB) Atrium. You will hear from experts in the stem cell and regenerative medicine field: Dr. David Hess (Scientist, Robarts Reserach Institute), Dr. Alan Getgood (Orthopaedic Surgeon, Fowler Kennedy Sport Medicine Clinic) and Dr. Carolyn McLeod (Professor, Western University).

Please note that registration for this event closes on April 17, 2016, so be sure to register before that time.