20-23 JUNE 2018 AT THE MELBOURNE CONVENTION AND EXHIBITION CENTRE
- Stem cells are saving lives today—through bone marrow and cord blood transplants
- We’ll hear about trials making new skin, restoring sight, treating diabetes, repairing the brain
- But we’ll also hear of the dangers of risky treatments, snake oil merchants, and new US regulations
Australia is tightening regulations in an effort to reign in rogue stem cell clinics.
The US is also cracking down on clinics marketing unproven treatments to patients. But ‘right to try’ laws there allow seriously ill patients to try experimental therapies without regulation or oversight. Doctors and scientists are alarmed.
More than 2,500 stem cell scientists from 50 countries are in Melbourne next week for the massive International Society for Stem Cell Research 2018 Annual Meeting. They will hear sound science from 150+ speakers, including: [click to continue…]