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Stem Cells: Hope, Hype and Progress (Christchurch NZ)

02:00 PM - Thursday 07 June, 2012
Stem cell science has captured the public’s imagination. This workshop aims to reach out to the broad spinal cord injury community - clinicians and people with spinal cord injury alike. Join us to hear about the latest findings in stem cell research and what is happening with stem cell tourism. Discuss the issues that matter to you and tell us about your personal experiences.

The event will be hosted by  Spinal Cord Injury Network, Stem Cells Australia, New Zealand Spinal Trust and the Burwood Academy of Independent Living.

Professor Alan Mackay-Sim, Griffith University
Dr Megan Munsie, Stem Cells Australia


Indestructible, The film (30 mins)
Film maker Ben Byer searches the globe for answers after being diagnosed with the fatal condition ALS.


Join us in a dialogue to discuss the critical issues around stem cell research, the promise of new stem cell treatments and seeking experimental therapies abroad.

AFTERNOON TEA WILL BE PROVIDED (Please advise of any dietary requirements when you RSVP)


The Allan Bean Centre, Burwood Hospital (entrance 3), 255 Mairehau Road, Christchurch, New Zealand

hansb@burwood.org.nz by Friday 25 May 2012

For more information download the flyer.