The Tech Connects

Power and Promise of Stem Cells
In Conversation with Angie Coiro
July 21, 2013
2:00 p.m.
New Venture Hall

How close are we to being able to harness the body’s own healing powers, to unveiling the mystery of the stem cell and its power for regenerating tissue that is healthy, and repairing tissue that is diseased or damaged? Join us as two experts explore the power, the promise and the problems of stem cells.

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Uta Grieshammer PhD is a developmental biologist by training and now a Science Officer at CIRM (California Institute for Regenerative Medicine).
Dr. Jill Helms is a professor in the Department of Surgery at Stanford University and a researcher looking at stem cells as a way to promoting wound healing and repairing bone fractures.

About Angie Coiro
Angie Coiro is an award-winning journalist and interviewer. Her work has aired nationally on “Mother Jones Radio,” on Air America, and on public radio. Locally she’s known for her hosting work on Live From the Left Coast/The Angie Coiro Show; KQED’s Friday Forum; KGO radio; and for many years of news and traffic reporting around the dial. She has a parallel career as a voiceover talent, with a long and varied resume. Angie is represented by JETalent in San Francisco.

About The Tech Museum of Innovation
The Tech Museum of Innovation is a hands-on technology and science museum for people of all ages and backgrounds. The Tech—located in the Capital of Silicon Valley —is a non-profit, experiential learning resource established to engage people in exploring and experiencing applied technologies affecting their lives. Through programs such as The Tech Challenge presented by Cisco, our annual team-design competition for youth, and internationally renowned programs such as The Tech Awards presented by Applied Materials, The Tech endeavors to inspire the innovator in everyone.

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