Two experts in the field of stem cell research will give a presentation titled “Adult Stem Cells: Medicine of the Future”on Oct. 5 at Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island in Shipyard Plantation.
Presenters Keith March and Anthony Atala will discuss stem cell research and recent advances that promise to bring a better quality of life to many patients. March is the director of the Indiana Center for Vascular Biology and Medicine and the VA Center for Regenerative Medicine, both at Indiana University Medical Center. He is a nationally and internationally recognized doctor who presents at scientific meetings worldwide. His research focuses on discovery and development of adult stem cell-derived therapies to treat acute and chronic diseases including COPD, heart failure, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease and ALS.