Rebuilding the Body, Restoring Function
LARCHMONT, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 5, 2003--At the Renaissance Washington, D. C. Hotel on November 17-19, leading researchers, scientists, physicians, and entrepreneurs in cellular therapies, Alzheimer's disease, tissue engineering, new ventures, and substitutive medicine: organ replacement and repair will share the latest advances in the provocative new field of Regenerative Medicine. Regenerative Medicine, a unique new approach to healing that uses the body's own genes, proteins, antibodies, and cells to repair organs and tissues. Members of the press will assemble on Tuesday November 18th, at 10:30 a.m. for a press conference with Dr. William Haseltine.
What: The Fourth Annual Conference on Regenerative Medicine: Rebuilding the Body, Restoring Function
When: November 17-19, 2003 Opening Monday, November 17, at 5:00 p.m. Concluding Wednesday, November 19, at 5:00 p.m.
Where: Renaissance Washington, D.C. Hotel, 999 Ninth Street N.W., Washington, D.C.
Who: William A. Haseltine, Ph.D., Chairman & CEO, Human Genome Sciences, Inc., conference chair, will present opening remarks and an overview November 17, at 5:00 p.m. on Regenerative Medicine: Rebuilding the Body, Restoring Function.
Robert S. Langer, Ph.D., Kenneth J. Germeshausen, Professor of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering, MIT will present a keynote address November 17, at 6:00 p.m. on Novel Biomaterials.
Donald W. Fink, Jr., Ph.D., Cellular, Tissue and Gene Therapies, Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, will speak Wednesday, November 19, from noon to 1:00 p.m. at the luncheon.
Linda Powers, Managing Director, Toucan Capital, will present a New Ventures Address November 19, at 1:00 p.m.
Sponsors: USF College of Medicine, Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Biology www.mmsionline.com/regmed and Genetic Engineering News www.genengnews.com
Supporters: Human Genome Sciences, Inc., Toucan Capital Corp.
Details: For complete program and registration visit: http://www.bioconferences.com/ebio
Press Conference: Tuesday, November 18, 10:30 a.m., Room 15
Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., Larchmont BioConferences International, Inc. Harriet I. Matysko, 914-834-3100 ext. 608 firstname.lastname@example.org
Source: Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.