A stem cell discussion is arranged by Stem Cell Therapeutics Corp. on June 23, 2009, at the Alberta Research Council.

Eminent stem cell scientist Dr. Samuel Weiss, Director of the Hotchkiss Brain Institute at the University of Calgary, will be providing the keynote address and Dr. Allen Davidoff, VP Product Development at SCT, will be a member of a response panel at the Alberta Council of Technologies (”ABCtech”) hosted event in Calgary.

ABCtech is co-hosting back-to-back events in Edmonton and Calgary on June 22nd and 23rd.

In Edmonton on June 22nd and 23rd, Dr. Martin Ferguson-Pell, Dean of the Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine of the University of Alberta, while in Calgary, Dr. Samuel Weiss will demystify stem cell therapies and outline the vast opportunities they represent to groups of diverse audiences including policymakers, healthcare professionals, business entrepreneurs and the interested general public.

This event will be co- hosted by ABCtech  in Edmonton and Calgary.

The response panel consists of ethicists, investors, researchers and public policy and rehabilitation specialists, who will discuss the dramatic implications of stem cell therapies for treatment of degenerative diseases associated with ageing, injury and lifestyle.

Both events are being co-hosted by the Alberta Council of Technologies and the Alberta Health Industry Association and are being sponsored by Pfizer Inc. and the Edmonton and Calgary Associations for Advanced Technology.

Source: marketwire