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DLS - 6/12 daypass - Stem Cell Therapy for Neurological Diseases: Where Are We Now
Stem Cell Therapy for Neurological Diseases: Where Are We Now Eva Feldman, M.D.,Ph.D., Russell DeJong Professor of Neurology, University of Michigan Dr. Feldman received her M.D. and PhD degrees from the University of Michigan, completed a neurological residency at the Johns Hopkins Hospital and returned to U of M for a Neuromuscular fellowship. In January 2008, Dr. Feldman was named the first Director of the A. Alfred Taubman Medical Research Institute, which was created to support fundamental research into a wide range of human diseases. Under her leadership the Taubman Institute funds scientists in a diverse spectrum of diseases-adult and childhood cancer, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), cardiovascular disease and hearing loss. In her own work, Dr. Feldman is on the forefront of applying stem-cell research to human disease. Most notable she is the Principal Investigator of the first clinical trial of intraspinal transplantation of stem cells in patients with ALS.
Event Type : Distinguished Lecture Series      
Date(s) : 06/12/2018
Day of Week : Tuesday
Time : 10:00 to 11:30 a.m.
Location : Washtenaw Community College
Address : Morris Lawrence Building, Towsley Auditorium4800 E. Huron River Dr.,
4800 E. Huron River Dr.,
Ann Arbor, MI
Fee : $10.00
Event Status : OPEN