Heart and vascular disease is the #1 cause of death in the world. Stem cells are an exciting and potential revolutionary approach to drug development and therapy. Further understanding of stem cell behavior, characterization, manipulation, expansion and therapeutic delivery is required.
To create a forum that fosters inter-disciplinary collaborations toward bench to bedside translation of stem cell technologies for heart and vascular disease management.
On Friday, November 8, 2013, trainees from some of the labs of the group got together to network and share posters. Photos of the meeting can be found here.