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2008 World Stem Cell Summit, Madison, WI

From StemCell.com's recent newsletter, The Genetics Policy Institute will present the 2008 World Stem Cell Summit in Madison, Wisconsin on September 22-23, 2008. Read more about it.(1)

The World Stem Cell Summit is the preeminent gathering for the global stem cell community with the shared mission to advance stem cell research from the laboratory to lifesaving treatments.This networking event brings together researchers, industry leaders, policy-makers, regulators, patient advocates, legal experts, investors and philanthropists to illuminate the critical issues and together chart the future of regenerative medicine.

50 sponsors are shown in support of the event as well as 12 media partners. From the legal world, Darby & Darby and Fish & Richardson are listed as sponsors.
Lab on the Lake:
The showcase title event will be real lab experience through which participants can experience hands-on methods that scientists use to grow and study stem cells. Lab on the Lake will include a Career and Education Fair, stem cell documentaries, experts panels, and music on the Memorial Union Terrace. Stem cell enthusiasts will be able to enjoy Lab on the Lake, a public forum and festival as part of the 2008 World Stem Cell Summit organized by the Genetics Policy Institute, University of Wisconsin-Madison Stem Cell & Regenerative Medicine Center and WiCell Research Institute.

Regenerative medicine and stem cell technologies are estimated to become a $500 billion industry over the next 20 years. We are at the ground floor of a vastly important field of life science discovery. Nations and states are making stem cell research a target for economic development. The 2008 World Stem Cell Summit will present market trends and provide the critical tools to evaluate new business opportunities in this exciting and burgeoning field.


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