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Stem Cell Summit co-organized with the New York Stem Cell Foundation by Institute of Industrial Science and the Institute of Medical Science
September 8, 2017
Institute of Industrial Science and the Instiute of Medical Science of the University of Tokyo co-organized a symposium "Tokyo - New York Stem Cell Summit" with the New York Stem Cell Foundation* in the frame of international academic exchange utilizing the UTokyo New York Office. The symposium was held in the new site of the New York Stem Cell Foundation Research Institute inaugurated in November last year. Around 70 participants from academia and industry in Japan and the US assisted with oral and poster presentations of the most advanced results on stem cell research. There were active discussions among participants during the breaks.
*The New York Stem Cell Foundation (NYSCF) is a non-profit organization conducting innovative stem cell research to cure major diseases such as diabetes, cancer, and Alzheimer’s disease, and also supports and convenes global stem cell thought leaders and the broader stem cell community.
Opening remarks by Susan L. Solomon, CEO of the NYSCF Research Institute
Speakers of the summit
Japanese and US researchers carried on active discussions during breaks.